Samoan Family Violence Prevention Training Programme

O Le Tōfā Mamao is fundamental to the Samoan cultural practices to help Samoan people build safe and healthier families. The Nga Vaka o Kaiga Tapu programme is the centrepiece of the Pasefika Proud initiative which aims to prevent family violence among Pacific communities.

This FREE programme focuses on the values that underpins O Le Tōfā Mamao concept and its significance as a solution to prevent family violence. Both Samoan and English languages will be used to ensure your knowledge and experience is shared to enhance the discussion.

This training will strengthen practitioners professional practice and also support our community at large within the context of family violence.

The programme will take place over 2 days:

Friday 9 April: 9am - 4:30pm

Saturday 10 April: 9am - 3pm

Address: 13 Ronwood Avenue, Manukau

Facilitated by Dr Aliitasi Su'a-Tavila and Le Mamea Tavaga Afele Seuala

Register to attend by Monday 5 March 2021 

Please refer to the table below for those who should attend:

1.

Samoan health or social services professionals or practitioners working in family violence in the social and/or health services sectors

2.

Samoans who may support/influence (or be in a position to support/influence) those affected by family violence, as part of their community roles (e.g. youth work, community, sports, church work etc)

3.

Samoan professionals (e.g. doctors, nurses, teachers, ECE providers) who are not specialists in family violence but may be interested in learning more about the application of laws, theories and tools to support family violence prevention in their areas of work

4.

Samoan working in mainstream providers or agencies that deliver services to Samoan families affected by family violence

To register your interest CLICK HERE

To find out more, contact: Manu Otutaha-Bennett | M: 021599379 | E: ngavaka@thecausecollective.org.nz

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