CSDA research in upcoming Child Wellbeing Research Seminar (Wellington)

29 Aug, 2018
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Matt Walsh, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Data Analytics (CSDA), will share new research on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) at a Child Wellbeing Research Seminar hosted by the Ministry of Social Development in Wellington on 11 September.

The CSDA study – “Protective factors of children and families at highest risk of adverse childhood experiences:  An analysis of children and families in the GUiNZ data who “beat the odds”’ - uses data from the Growing Up in New Zealand (GUiNZ) longitudinal study and is funded by the Child and Families Research Fund.

Seminar Details:

Please join us to hear findings from the Children and Families Research Fund, which supports policy-relevant research using data from the Growing Up in New Zealand (GUiNZ) study:

  • Beating the odds: Protective factors of children and families at highest risk of adverse childhood experiences – Matt Walsh, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Social Data Analytics, Auckland University of Technology
  • Pacific family violence: Building resilient Pacific families – Dr Lana Perese, Auckland Manager, Malatest International
  • Does social connectedness buffer the impact of family transitions among vulnerable youth? – Prof Paul Jose, School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington

The seminar will be of interest to anyone developing, delivering or funding policies and programmes aimed at child wellbeing.

When: 1.30pm, Tuesday 11 September 2018

Where: Aurora Conference Centre, Level 1, 56 The Terrace, Wellington

Cost: free

RSVP: by 4 September 2018 to mailto:research@msd.govt.nz

We expect the seminar to last about 2 ½ hours, with breaks between each speaker. You are welcome to join us for one, two or all of the presentations. Timings are:

  • 1.30pm: Beating the odds
  • 2.20pm: Pacific family violence: Building resilient Pacific families
  • 3.10pm: Does social connectedness buffer the impact of family transitions among vulnerable youth?

The GUiNZ study is based at the University of Auckland’s Centre for Longitudinal Research – He Ara ki Mua. Crown funding for the study is managed by MSD. The Children and Families Research Fund is also managed by MSD