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Time to set a new direction around data

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 2:20 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social service providers have welcomed the announcement by the Minister of Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni, that the previous government’s requirement for community organisations to forward personal data on their clients will be scrapped. More >>

SSPA Briefing to New Ministers

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:01 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) national manager Brenda Pilott says the Labour-led Government presents some real opportunities for non-profit organisations contracted to work with vulnerable children, young people and families. More >>

Social Service Providers welcome change of focus

Friday, 20 October 2017, 9:08 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) national manager Brenda Pilott has welcomed the incoming Labour – NZ First – Green government in which all parties have stated their commitment to improving how government works with community organisations. More >>

Beyond Boundaries: SSPA Conference 2017

Monday, 4 September 2017, 9:15 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) is holding its Annual Conference at Te Papa, Wellington, on Monday and Tuesday, 4 and 5 September. More >>

Social Worker Registration Costs a Concern

Friday, 18 August 2017, 11:01 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa national manager Brenda Pilott has welcomed the Social Worker Registration Bill being referred to a select committee. The Bill had its first reading on the last sitting day of Parliament. More >>

Mandatory registration needs government support

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 2:32 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Mandatory registration for social workers, recently announced by Minister Anne Tolley, is supported by Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) but there are practical matters that need to be addressed to make it viable for the not-for-profit sector. More >>

Systems and resources need to match ambitions

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 11:51 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

SSPA’s submission on the Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill is being presented to the select committee today by the organisation’s chair Shane Murdoch and national manager Brenda Pilott. More >>

Care of vulnerable children at the heart of SSPA conference

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 12:33 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Some 150 social and community workers have gathered in Christchurch for the annual conference of Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA), being held on 27 and 28 October. More >>

MSD called on to reverse decision

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 1:47 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) is calling on the Ministry of Social Development to reverse its decision to can the NGO Study Awards for social workers. More >>

Challenges for new Ministry for Vulnerable Children

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 12:13 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa welcomes the certainty provided by the Minister’s announcement today of the role of the new Ministry for Vulnerable Children and the timeline to establish it. More >>

NZCCSS Vulnerability Report Highlights Pressure on Community

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:43 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa shares the concerns of the NZ Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) that the community-based social services sector is under pressure. More >>

Care report highlights improvements needed in restructure

Monday, 20 June 2016, 10:08 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa welcomes and supports the State of Care 2016 report from the Commissioner for Children. More >>

Child-centred approach to vulnerable children welcomed

Friday, 8 April 2016, 12:44 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa supports the child-centred direction outlined in the Expert Panel Final Report and the accompanying Cabinet papers. More >>

State of Care 2015 Report

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 1:07 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

The children’s workforce of the over 200 member agencies of Social Service Providers Aotearoa have been awaiting the release of the Expert Advisory Panel’s Review Report of Child Youth and Family. More >>

Social Services Sector Conference in Whangarei

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 5:20 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) have chosen Whangarei as the location for their 2015 national conference 17th and 18th September. The conference “Maranga Mai! Standing Strong Together” will be held in Toll Stadium and will showcase best ... More >>

State of Care Report 2015 -SSPA

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 11:57 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

SSPA is encouraged by the State of Care 2015 report released today by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner which has brought the voice of children and their expectations from state care into the public domain. It affirms the New Zealand public’s ... More >>

Seminar Series on Family Justice Touches Down in Blenheim

Friday, 31 July 2015, 5:22 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) and Ebborn Law are inviting providers who deal with domestic violence, and the wider social services and government sector, to a free workshop in Blenheim to review the changes to the Family Justice System. More >>

Family Court: Navigating through the Changes

Friday, 8 May 2015, 11:13 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) and Ebborn Law are inviting providers who deal with domestic violence, and the wider social services and government sector, to a series of workshops to review the changes to the Family Justice System. More >>

Child Poverty National Seminar Series

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 9:56 am | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) is running a national seminar series on Child Poverty and the Social Services facilitated by Associate Professor Michael O’Brien of University of Auckland and co-facilitated by local practitioners in ... More >>

Visiting U.S. Therapist, Author, Songwriter Dr. John Murphy

Friday, 20 March 2015, 12:24 pm | Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Visiting U.S. Therapist, Author, Songwriter Presents Workshops and Gig for New Zealand Community Sector More >>

 

 

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