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Registrations for Keeping Up the PACE have now closed.  If you would like to attend please contact a staff member on 0800 693 323 to discuss your attendance.


Dr Joe Tucci

Dr Joe Tucci

Dr Joe Tucci is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Childhood Foundation. 

Joe is a registered psychologist, social worker and author with significant experience in child protection and working therapeutically with children. 

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.

PhD Daniel  Hughes

PhD Daniel Hughes

Dan Hughes, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with a practice in South Portland, Maine.  He founded and developed Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), the treatment of children who have experienced abuse and neglect and who demonstrate ongoing problems related to attachment and trauma.  This treatment occurs in a...

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Rydges Latimer

30 Latimer Square , Christchurch, 8011, 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."