Co-Existing Problems (CEP) advanced practice symposium - available live online
The 2013 Co-Existing Problems (CEP) advanced practice symposium is available for viewing on the Matua Raki website.
Tune in from 9am on Thursday 16 May, or visit to view later.
Stepping Stones programme teaches emotion regulation to intellectually disabled adults
Capital Coast Health staff have successfully taught emotion regulation to intellectually disabled adults, who in the past have reacted to situations in aggressive ways. A multi-disciplinary team teaches chain analysis of events and a toolbox of coping skills, such as relaxation breathing, distraction, taking yourself away and positive self-talk, to groups of men and women. Read more
Six month programme Transformers teaches emotion regulation to intellectually disabled adults in the community
Timata Hou, a secure residential forensic service in the Wellington region, has implemented a six month programme aimed at teaching emotion regulation to intellectually disabled adults in the community. The programme, known as Transformers, has been developed out of Stepping Stones, a similar emotion regulation programme successfully implemented at Haumietiketike, the regional intellectual disability secure service in Wellington. Read more
Training helps Independent Living Service achieve purpose of "making daily living easier"
Like many disability service organisations, the Independent Living Service (formerly DRC Auckland) is preparing for significant changes with the Ministry of Health’s new model for supporting disabled people and the Government’s welfare reforms. Chief executive officer Karen Beard-Greer tells us how funding and support received through Te Pou has helped "transform" the organisation. Read more