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Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice on Domestic and Sexual Violence Issues

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1805/S00229/stepping-up-to-help-survivors-of-sexual-abuse.htm Thursday, 17 May 2018, 2:17 pm Press Release: New Zealand Government Hon Iain Lees-Galloway Minister for ACC Jan Logie Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice on Domestic and Sexual Violence Issues 17 May 2018 Stepping up to help survivors of sexual abuse Survivors of sexual abuse will receive much-needed support with increased funding for sexual abuse assessment

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#Bill #English #evidence #E-therapy #claims

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1709/S00394/bill-english-asked-to-show-evidence-for-e-therapy-claims.htm “The prime minister was premature in suggesting e-therapy works as well as face-to-face in the leaders’ debate. The evidence is minimal and contradictory and so far confined to treating depression with one modality only (CBT)” says Sean Manning, Dunedin psychotherapist. “It is foolhardy in the extreme to suggest that the internet

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Lack of funding cripples sector that faces unprecedented demand.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/aug/12/therapy-lifeline-survivors-sexual-abuse-fund-properly Unfortunately charities can’t rely on the public to dig into their pockets and provide the financial security they need. When I was a trustee at Survivors UK, we struggled to get members of the public to engage with us. We didn’t attract funding from corporations. People don’t like to talk

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Jan Logie – Government social sector reforms

https://blog.greens.org.nz/2015/06/23/government-social-sector-reforms/ Government has prioritised MSD funding to three areas: vulnerable children, young people, and adult survivors. Almost all MSD funding will now be focussed on these three areas, with some remaining provision for disability and Christchurch. The Minister has said the funding quantum will remain the same – just be redirected. The

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