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Māori suicide prevention: Research, policy and practice, Wellington, 24 February

Mon, Feb. 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM - 12:00:00 AM

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Māori suicide rates are at an all-time high

Explore and discuss the current evidence concerning Māori suicide with specific attention to the context of Māori suicide; changing policies and practice based on published research as well as the intuitive knowledge and practices of our communities. The underlying focus is on making a contribution to Tino Rangatiratanga in Māori suicide prevention.

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Topics Include:
Tikanga Māori: - Whāea Moe Milne and Whāea Hinewirangi Kohu-Morgan
Māori suicide in context: - Dr Moana Jackson and Dr Keri Lawson-Te Aho
The Treaty of Waitangi: - David Stone, Te Mata Law
The epidemiology of Māori suicide: - Dr Keri Lawson-Te Aho
Māori suicide data: - Dr Ruth Cunningham
Research and evidence: - Dr Kahu McClintock
National Suicide Prevention Strategy: - Director, NZSPO, Carla na Nagara
The day includes panel discussions on honing our efforts towards prevention and postvention.

Monday 24 February 2020

University of Otago, Wellington | Mein Street | Newtown | Wellington
For more information:
Download the flyer here or email keri.lawson-teaho@otago.ac.nz or visit otago.ac.nz/uowsummerschool