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Parenting through separation

SCHEDULE OF COURSES IS BELOW...PLEASE REFER TO THAT BEFORE COMPLETING A REGISTRATION FORM.

Plunket provides the Parenting Through Separation (PTS) Programme in Northland, parts of Auckland, parts of Waikato/Taupo District and the West Coast of the South Island.

This programme helps parents focus on the needs of their children and how parents can communicate better with each other and with their children. It helps them understand what their children's needs are and how to make the best arrangements for them when families are separating. As a result, the programmes help many children through a stressful and difficult time in their lives. 

Please Note: Separating partners do not attend the course together.

The course consists of two, two-hour long sessions or one four hour session.

PTS MOJ Information:-

The MOJ would like to encourage all participants of the Parenting Through Separation Programme to access all the resources and information they need via the new Ministry of Justice website.  The new website is compatible with smart phone technology and can be easily accessed here: www.justice.govt.nz/family/  

The Ministry of Justice YouTube channel features a growing library of MoJ informational resources, and can be accessed here www.youtube.com/user/nzministryofjustice  

"Kids talk about separation" can be viewed by going to these links:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHDhZ1G2z7U  "Kids talk about separation Part 1"

www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0dKWs4tHgQ  "Kids talk about separation Part 2"

 "Families and professionals talk about separation" can be viewed by going to these links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_bxlpi9bwU&index=9&list=PLq4cimoozvxzzXsMbJM5Jfc3oF7x96Gng "Part 1"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7k5Rkt5YK8A&index=10&list=PLq4cimoozvxzzXsMbJM5Jfc3oF7x96Gng "Part 2"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7k5Rkt5YK8A&index=10&list=PLq4cimoozvxzzXsMbJM5Jfc3oF7x96Gng "Part 3"

You will be issued with a certificate showing you have attended the programme, which you will need if you want to file papers in the Family Court to start proceedings about the care of your child/children - a Parenting Order.

Please arrange for childcare for any children during your course participation as their attendance may make it difficult for you and other participants to take part in the discussions.

Cost: FREE - but you MUST complete an enrolment form and you will receive confirmation of your attendance prior to the course you are enrolling to attend.

To enroll, or for more details about this service in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Taupo district and the West Coast of the South Island:

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR OUR CURRENT SCHEDULE OF COURSES BEFORE COMPLETING A REGISTRATION.

  • Enrol online or download the enrolment form - please see below for current schedule of courses, choose a date/time/venue to suit. Please do not drop your enrolment form in to a Plunket Clinic, it needs to be returned per below only.
  • Email pts@plunket.org.nz OR mail to PTS, PO Box 65123, Mairangi Bay, Auckland
  • Phone 0800 663 714

Programme schedule

The following are current venues and dates in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Taupo district and the West Coast of the South Island. For all other areas, check the full list of Parenting Through Separation providers

2017 Schedule:

Northland

 

 

 

 

Whangarei

Wed 22 AND Thu 23 Nov 

Two, two-hour sessions

4.30 - 6.30pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Whangarei

Sat 9 Dec 

One, four-hour session 

10.30am - 3pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

 

Whangarei

 

Sat 16 Dec 

One, four-hour session 

10.30am - 3pm 

 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Dargaville

Fri 17 Nov

One, four-hour session

10am - 2.30pm

Plunket Rooms, 20 Hokianga Rd, Dargaville

Auckland 

 

     

Albany

Wed 13 Dec 

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm

Plunket Hub, 8b Constellation Drive, (ground floor) Mairangi Bay

West Auckland

Sat 18 Nov

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm 

McLaren Park and Henderson South (MPHS) Hub West Community Facility, 27 Corban Avenue, Henderson (Rua Front Room)

West Auckland

Sat 9 Dec

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm 

McLaren Park and Henderson South (MPHS) Hub West Community Facility, 27 Corban Avenue, Henderson (Rua Front Room)

Manurewa  

 

Wed 8 AND 15 Nov 

Two, two-hour sessions 

3 - 5pm 

Southmall Shopping Centre, 185 Great South Rd, Manurewa (Shopping Centre Management Offices) - upstairs opposite Bargain Bazaar

Manurewa  

 

Wed 6 AND 13 Dec 

Two, two-hour sessions 

3 - 5pm 

Southmall Shopping Centre, 185 Great South Rd, Manurewa (Shopping Centre Management Offices) - upstairs opposite Bargain Bazaar

Manukau

 

Thu 16 Nov 

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm 

Southmall Shopping Centre, 185 Great South Rd, Manurewa (Shopping Centre Management Offices) - upstairs opposite Bargain Bazaar

Central Auckland - Mandarin speaking ONLY

Sat 18 Nov

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm

Sandringham-Kingsland Plunket, 427 Sandringham Road, Sandringham   

Pukekohe

Mon 4 Dec

One, four-hour session

9am - 1pm 

 

Franklin Family Support Services, 6A Roulston St, Pukekohe 

Waikato 

 

 
 
 

Thames

Sun 12 Nov

One, four-hour session

10.30am - 3pm 

Thames Plunket Rooms, 702 Cochrane St, Thames 

Hamilton

Mon 30 Oct AND 6 Nov

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton

Hamilton

 Sat 4 Nov

One, four-hour session

9am - 1.30pm 

Plunket Rooms, 3 Trigg Place, Melville, Hamilton

Hamilton

Mon 13 AND 20 Nov 

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton

Hamilton

Mon 27 Nov AND 4 Dec 

Two, two-hour sessions

 

4 - 6pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton

Hamilton

Sat 9 Dec 

One, four-hour session

9am - 1.30pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton

Morrinsville

Sat 11 Nov

One, four-hour session

10.30am - 3pm

Morrinsville Plunket Rooms, 125 Anderson St, Morrinsville 

Te Kuiti

Fri 24 Nov

One, four-hour session

10am - 2.30pm

Te Kuiti Community House (above Library) 28 Taupiri St, Te Kuiti 

Cambridge

Thu 19 AND 26 Oct

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6 pm 

Cambridge Plunket Rooms, Victoria St (opposite The Warehouse), Cambridge 

Taupo

 

Wed 1 AND 8 Nov 

Two, two-hour sessions

 

4 - 6pm 

 

Taupo Plunket Rooms, 35 Motutaiko St, Taupo

 

Taupo

Wed 6 AND 13 Dec 

Two, two-hour sessions

 

4 - 6pm 

 

Taupo Plunket Rooms, 35 Motutaiko St, Taupo

West Coast 

 

     

Greymouth

 

Mon 13 AND 20 Nov 

Two, two-hour sessions

3 - 5 pm 

8 Kilgour Road (off Shakespeare Rd), Greymouth 

Greymouth

 

Sat 2 Dec 

One, four-hour session 

11am - 3.30pm 

8 Kilgour Road (off Shakespeare Rd), Greymouth 

Hokitika

Sat 4 Nov

One, four-hour session

11am - 4pm

Hokitika Plunket Rooms, 60 Sewell St, Hokitika

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