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Theories underpinning our work

We have 4 theories that underpin our work.

Indigenous theory

Indigenous theory introduces cultural concepts of equity and wellbeing.

Indigenous theory

Relational-restorative theory

Relational-restorative theory is a method of thinking about relationships and their effect on our work and lives.

Relational-restorative theory

Systems theory

Systems theory prompts us to consider the contexts and environments of tamariki and their whānau.

Systems theory

Trauma-informed theory

Trauma-informed theory helps us understand the nature and impacts of trauma.

Trauma-informed theory

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