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Registrations for Keeping PACE have now closed.  If you would like to attend please contact Crystal Martin on 0800 693 323 to discuss your attendance.


FASD Navigator Anna  Gundesen

FASD Navigator Anna Gundesen

Upon a foundation of tertiary study in Occupational Therapy is more than two decades of leadership and a further three years in the foster care sector with experience of advocacy, support and facilitation.However, more importantly, Anna has been an advocate navigating her way through the social, education and health se...

Dr Joe Tucci

Dr Joe Tucci

Dr Joe Tucci is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Childhood Foundation. Joe is a registered psychologist and social worker and author with significant experience in child protection and working therapeutically with children. He has worked in the field of child abuse and childhood trauma for the past 30 yea...

Ph. D. Jonathan Baylin

Ph. D. Jonathan Baylin

Dr. Baylin received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in 1981. He has been working in the mental health field for 35 years.

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Lower Hutt Event Centre

30 Laings Road Lower Hutt , Wellington, 5010, New Zealand

Lower Hutt Event Centre is located in the heart of Lower Hutt CBD with close proximity to local cafes, supermarkets and about 2 minutes' walk from Queensgate Shopping Centre - Lower North Island's largest mall.  

Feedback from 2019

"As usual, a most wonderfully enjoyable time. Workshops, key note speakers, networking and catching up with ‘old friends’."

"I leave this conference with a confidence boost and desire to do better by learning more."

"Fantastic, awesome, amazing I feel energized, charged, ready to get back in and begin spreading the things learned fantastic venue."

"Fantastic conference! I feel very grateful to have been part of such an inspiring, high quality conference. The passion and aroha in helping children is evident. A lovely group and great couple of days- thank you!"

"This was my first Caring Families Aotearoa conference. It was an amazing experience- so positive, professional, caring. Great speakers and workshops. Thank you. It was uplifting, affirming and inspiring."