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Te Pou events September 2014

22 September 2014 | Train the trainer (TTT) Foundational Training

One-day Foundational outcomes training (part A) aims to equip trainers with a good understanding of the rationale and purpose of outcome measurement, the underlying philosophy of recovery, the skills of engagement and feeding back information relevant to outcome measurement.

23 September 2014 | Train the trainer (TTT) HoNOS outcome measure training (part B)

This one-day specific (part B) training will provide participants with the training necessary to become a certified HoNOS trainer.

24 September 2014 | Train the trainer (TTT) HoNOSCA outcome measure training (part B)

This one-day specific (part B) training will provide participants with the training necessary to become a certified HoNOSCA trainer.

30 September 2014 | Engaging Pasifika Cultural Competency Workshop - mental health and addictions focus

The programme aims to ensure a mental health, addiction, disability and public health workforce that can better engage Pacific clients, families and communities at the critical first point of contact, ensuring the best possible outcomes for Pacific consumers and their families/aiga.

Sector events September 2014

29 August 201401 September 2014 | New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference

Psychology in a changing world.

02 September 201404 September 2014 | Family therapy training - Nelson

Family therapy training: Systemic approaches to working with individuals, couples and families

04 September 2014 | From communication to collaboration

How can we enhance our professional communication and systematically construct and nurture collaboration? How can we manage and mitigate conflict? Learn techniques backed by research, adapt them to your situation and practice and get feedback in a safe, supportive, fun and structured learning environment.

08 September 2014 | Getting a good life - Michael Kendrick

This workshop will examine what it normally takes to create breakthroughs in one’s life and the kinds of supports that have proven to be helpful.

09 September 2014 | Right relationship and the challenges involved in attaining it

Aimed at people with a disability and / or their family members and providers, the workshop will examine these and various other issues that arise in genuine attempts to build honorable partnerships between those who use services and those who provide them.

10 September 2014 | World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day will be held on 10 September 2014.

10 September 2014 | Mental health information evening for families and those who work with youth

An information evening is being held to help advise South Auckland families, parents and caregivers on how to support teenagers who are feeling down, depressed or stressed.

17 September 201420 September 2014 | Cutting Edge Conference 2014

The Addiction Practitioners' Association (dapaanz) invites you to Dunedin for the 19th Cutting Edge Conference.

17 September 2014 | Pre-Cutting Edge Fono

Dapaanz and Matua Raki will support a pre-Cutting Edge Fono on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Following last year’s theme of Re-invigorating DRUA, this Fono will continue to develop and build on the momentum. 

17 September 2014 | Pre-Cutting Edge Maori Hui 2014

This year's Pre-Cutting Edge Hui will be held on Wednesday 17 September in Dunedin.  Traditionally, this hui has been an opportunity for Maori working the addiction sector to engage with mana whenua in a more meaningful way than is possible at the powhiri for Cutting Edge participants.  Secondly, the purpose of the day is to connect with others working in the sector.

18 September 201419 September 2014 | Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, An introductory two-day workshop

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a widely recognised and increasingly utilised therapy for the treatment of many commonly presenting mental health difficulties.

22 September 2014 | Disability and the Treaty of Waitangi

Dr Huhanna Hickey (LLB/BsocSc, LLM (Dist), phd) will be delivering an insightful workshop on the Treaty of Waitangi and its influences on the disability sector

23 September 201424 September 2014 | Supervision skills for health & social service professionals

Unitec Certificate - Level 5, 4 Credits This skills based training enables senior staff to provide effective supervision for others in their own discipline area.

23 September 201424 September 2014 | Supervision skills for health and social service professionals

This skills based training enables staff to provide effective supervision for others in their own discipline area.

26 September 2014 | Tupu'aga: 6th Pasifika Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addiction Conference

Come and listen to Pasifika CAMHS professionals sharing their experiences and knowledge of interventions that are working for Pasifika families in Aotearoa.

26 September 2014 | Coaching and mentoring skills

This one day course is for those who need to share their expertise by coaching or mentoring others or those who need to develop people through one to one coaching.

30 September 2014 | Feedback conversations

This 4 hour workshop offers coaching approaches and skills that can make a big difference to people’s willingness to step up to feedback exchanges and increase the likelihood that the message lands whilst maintaining loyalty and relationships along the way.