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the cutting edge oscarz awards dinner

One of the highlights of Cutting Edge is the Oscarz awards dinner. It is a great opportunity to acknowledge and honour excellence and innovation in addiction treatment practice and to have a really fun night.
 
 The Oscarz 2018 hd the one and only, indomitable Professor Doug Sellman as be guest speaker. We were all challenged and inspired by our very own addiction guru.
 
The 13th Tribe were in the house pumping out some awesome tunes and lots of dancing ensued. 
 
dapaanz Awards 2018
  1. excellent contribution to addiction practice
  2. excellence in peer support
  3. newcomer award.

Awards presented on the night by dapaanz.

Matua Raki - Workforce Innovation Award
For innovations in work practices that contribute to workforce wellbeing and development. This initiative focuses national attention on addiction treatment organisations and services engaged in best workforce practices.
 
Matua Raki - New and Emerging Researcher Award
A $500 cash award is presented for an oral or poster presentation at Cutting Edge Conference carried out by an individual or group who have undertaken a research initiative.
 

dapaanz Excellent Contribution to Addiction Practice award 2018

dapaanz Excellent Contribution to Addiction Practice award 2018

There are outstanding New Zealanders who contribute to the recovery of those affected by addiction in multiple ways. Research, science, and policy when translated into clinical practice make a considerable contribution to the service-user experience. Also, health and allied health professionals and people in the community, who walk alongside the person on their recovery journey, contributing to the best possible outcomes.   The...

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dapaanz Excellence in Peer Support award 2108

dapaanz Excellence in Peer Support award 2108

There are many people with lived experience who are working to improve outcomes for New Zealanders affected by addiction.   The ‘dapaanz Excellence in Peer Support Award’ will be awarded to a person (not an organization) working in a peer support or consumer role who has made a significant contribution to improving outcomes for people effected by addiction.   Congratulations to 2018's winner: Bessina...

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dapaanz Newcomer award 2018

dapaanz Newcomer award 2018

Newcomers to the sector often bring fresh insight and energy, yet are rarely acknowledged for their contributions.   The dapaanz newcomer award trophy acknowledges excellence for those new to addiction practice. Any dapaanz member who has been in the addiction sector for two years or less can be nominated.   Congratulations to 2018's winner: Turaukawa Barlett, Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki,...

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dapaanz Best Abstract award 2018

dapaanz Best Abstract award 2018

Every year six top scoring abstracts relating to educational value; relevance to theme; quality of content; and application to practice are reviewed by the Abstract Selection Panel for the following additional criteria    New or innovative thinking Solution-focused Likely to enhance practice Person / whānau focused Culturally inclusive    From this process the...

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dapaanz Best Poster award 2018

Dapaanz makes an annual award for the best poster contribution to clinical practice. This year the conference attendees get to vote for the best poster.   Congratulations to Bo Roe, Te Utuhina Manaakitanga,...

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Matua Raḵi New and Emerging Researchers award

Matua Raḵi New and Emerging Researchers award

In encouraging the emerging addiction research workforce and recognising  the value of evidence into practice, Matua Raḵi is pleased to support the New and Emerging Researcher Award.   This cash award will be presented for an oral or poster presentation at Cutting Edge carried out by an individual or group who have undertaken a research initiative.   Matua Raḵi New and Emerging Researchers Award 2018 Lisa...

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Matua Raḵi Workforce Innovation award

Matua Raḵi Workforce Innovation award

This award seeks to showcase innovations in work practices that contribute to improving workplace wellbeing and staff engagement.   This initiative focuses national attention on addiction treatment organisations and services engaged in best workforce practices. Matua Raḵi’s desire is to promote better jobs for our workforce resulting in better services and outcomes for tāngata whai ora.   Click here for more...

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