More than numbers workforce stocktake
To support organisations to identify the current and future needs of their workforce, Te Pou and Matua Raki are leading More than numbers: the 2014 workforce stocktake of adult mental health and addiction services with support from Te Rau Matatini, Werry Centre and Le Va.
The stocktake will comprise of two phases - a workforce survey of organisations, and an individual workforce census to gain a better understanding of the workforce demographics, skill mix, competencies, education and training needs of the mental health and addiction workforce.
IIMHL and IIDL Leadership Exchange 2014
The International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) is a government to government funded initiative, which has seven member countries. The 2014 IIMHL and IIDL Leadership Exchange will be held 9-13 June in Manchester, England.
Te Pou has scholarship funding available to support New Zealand mental health, addiction and disability leaders to attend the 2014 Leadership Exchange.
Find out more about the scholarships and download an application form.
Rising to the Challenge web pages now available
In December 2012, the government announced a five-year service development plan for mental health and addiction services. The aim is to ensure that New Zealanders have better access to quality mental health and addiction services.
Visit the Ministry of Health website to view Rising to the Challenge resources and helpful links.