Welcome to the training website of Te Puaruruhau, the multi-disciplinary child protection team which forms part of Starship Children’s Health, Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Assessment of Suspected Sexual Abuse in Children and Adolescents
7 - 8 March 2024
Registration Open : 20 November 2023
Early Bird Deadline : extended to 5 February 2024
Cancellation Deadline : 5 February 2024
This course is recognised by MEDSAC as one component on the pathway to accreditation for clinicians who intend to provide health services to tamariki and rangatahi who have experienced sexual abuse in Aotearoa New Zealand, funded through the national Sexual Abuse Assessment and Treatment Services (SAATS) contract.
The course is also recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as a course which meets criteria for accredited child protection training for advanced trainees in general paediatrics and community child health. RACP advanced trainees from both Australia and Aotearoa are the primary demographic for this training.
In 2024, we will hold the course in-person on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th March 2024. There will also be an option for registrants to attend virtually. There will be approximately 20-25 hours of online eLearning, which will become available one month before the live course. Materials will remain available online for 4 months after the course, and will be downloadable as high-quality pdf files.
Assessment of Suspected Physical Abuse in Children and Adolescents
19 - 20 August 2024
Registration Open : 18 March 2024
Early Bird Deadline : 8 July 2024
Cancellation Deadline : 22 July 2024
The target audience for the Assessment of Suspected Physical Abuse in Children and Adolescents Training course includes Advanced Trainees and Consultants in Paediatrics or related specialties (including Emergency Medicine and Surgical Specialties) where these cases form (or may form) a part of a doctor’s clinical responsibilities.
In 2024, we will hold the course in-person on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 August 2024. There will also be an option for registrants to attend either face-to-face or virtually. There will be approximately 20-25 hours of online eLearning, which will become available one month before the live course. Materials will remain available online for 4 months after the course and will be downloadable as high-quality pdf files.
The workshop is recognised by the Specialist Advisory Committee in General Paediatrics of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as a child protection course suitable for advanced trainees in general paediatrics. Trainees from other professional disciplines have also attended the course and found it very helpful.
Contributors come from the fields of child protection paediatrics, forensic pathology, paediatric neuroradiology, paediatric ophthalmology, paediatric orthopaedics, paediatric radiology and plastic surgery. In addition, we use an international expert in child protection paediatrics as an external auditor and contributor.
We look forward to your participation.
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