Linking Knowledge, Practice and Action

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) is holding workshops in five key centres on child poverty and the social services. Associate Professor Mike O’Brien will faciitate at each workshop along with a local practitioner. Mike is an academic and has written widely on social policy, child poverty and welfare and social work and social service issues. He also has a longstanding association with the Child Poverty Action Group, and is currently a member of the NZ ?????????????????????????????Council of Christian Social Services.

  • 30 April – Hamilton
  • 5 May – Gisbourne
  • 7 May – Napier
  • 23 May – Whangarei
  • 4 June – Dunedin
  • Note: the venue and local co-facilitator to be announced.