Through a Child's Eyes

Fri 18 Nov

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121 Springston-Rolleston Road, RD4, Christchurch

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EARLYBIRD Extended until 31 August 2016


Running Time: 6 hours 45 minutes

Venue Location

121 Springston-Rolleston Road, RD4, Christchurch

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"Through a Child’s Eyes"
Understanding Addiction and Recovery

Betty Ford Clinic's kid's specialist to hold one-off Christchurch workshop...

Find out how to help children from addicted families heal from one of the world's top specialists in addiction recovery.

Jerry Moe is the National Director of Children's Programs at the world famous Betty Ford Clinic in California.

He will run a one-off workshop “Through A Child's Eyes: Understanding Addiction and Recovery ,” at the Lincoln Pavilion , Christchurch on the 18th of November 2016. The workshop will be a keynote event for Christchurch's Familial Trust as part of their celebration of 15 years in operation.

Jerry Moe has mentored the work of the Trust for many years and last spoke in Christchurch just after the worst of the earthquake cycle in 2011.

An Advisory Board Member of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA), he is an author, lecturer and trainer for children and families impacted by addiction. 

A multiple award winner ,for his expertise Moe received the 2005 America Honours Recovery Award from the Johnson Institute, and the 2000 Ackerman/Black Award from NACoA for “significantly improving the lives of children of alcoholics in the United States and around the world”.

His work has been featured on many national US news shows, like the Today Show and Nickleodeon News, and in print media such as Time, Parents, McCalls, Parenting, Seventeen,and US News and World Report, the Chicago Tribune. Boston Globe,San Francisco Chronicle, LA Times and USA Today.

The rarest of speakers, a specialist who makes his work accessible and simple in his talks he was highly peer reviewed in his last New Zealand trip and talks.

“I thought Jerry Moe was super awesome, he had my attention the whole workshop. It was 100% worthwhile, learnt a tonne and hope he returns in the future” wrote one attendee of the 2011 workshop.

Their wish has been granted for what promises to be a major event in a post quakes city where addiction issues have been magnified and the need for solutions has never been stronger.

DAPAANZ Practitioners receive 20 continuing professional development (CPD) points for attending.

Click here to secure your tickets for the 15 Year Gala Dinner