Te Pou offices are open across the country. However, we encourage you to contact our team by email or phone in the first instance - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

Te Pou offices are open across the country. However, we encourage you to contact our team by email or phone in the first instance - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.


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Motivational Interviewing Skills Training - Akl in 2021

Transform your skills in supporting your clients' personal motivation and commitment to a specific goal. Motivational interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication with particular attention to the language of change. It is designed to strengthen personal motivation for and commitment to, a specific goal, by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion. One & Two-Day Workshop Options Auckland, Christchurch & Wellington

1 January 1970 - 16 March 2021

Location: Auckland

How to Manage Depression for Life with Dr Giresh Kanji

This webinar is a follow-on from Dr Kanji's presentation Depression Unmasked. Depression is like a broken arm. There is a timeline and at least five structural changes in the brain and body. The structural changes can be healed to prevent a lifetime of recurrent episodes. This webinar will take a deeper look at the role of the following to examine how we can effectively manage depression for life.

1 January 1970 - 13 February 2021

Location: Online

RANZCP NZ Conference 2020

A 2.5 day hybrid conference with plenary and concurrent sessions, an industry exhibition, free paper presentations, a conference dinner at Mission Estate, and scientific poster displays. This year's theme explores "A Climate for Change". Mental health and addiction service systems in Aotearoa have been undergoing significant change in the context of increasingly complex health care needs, legislation reform, and a social and political milieu that has placed rising demands on the mental health and addiction sector, coupled with the impact of COVID-19. Join colleagues in a scientific programme that will showcase topics and promote dialogue around the many challenges and opportunities the mental health and addiction service systems in Aotearoa face in our current climate.

30 November - 2 December 2020

Location: Hawke's Bay

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Six Core Strategies, Strategy 5: Use of seclusion and restraint reduction tools

This webinar introduces Strategy 5 of the Six Core Strategies: Use of seclusion and restraint reduction tools.

2 December 2020

Location: Online

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Te Tau Tītoki: A framework for supporting people on the autism spectrum

This interactive webinar will introduce you to a resource designed to strengthen a workforce development approach consistent with recommendations from the NZ Autism Spectrum Disorder Guidelines. Learn about the essential knowledge and skills autistic people expect from their support, reflect on professional practice and discuss new ways of working. Join us for a co-facilitated webinar to hear from both a professional and autistic perspective.

3 December 2020

Location: Online

Skills for working with BPD: What works, and how to support these clients

Through gaining a fuller understanding of BPD and what is working in supporting these clients, participants will gain a new set of resources and related skills that can be applied to their practice, and the training will provide increased confidence when working with these clients who can be challenging for services. Staff’s assessment and conceptualisation skills regarding borderline personality disorder will be enhanced. This workshop will provide specific guidance for all mental health professionals in evidence-based psychological treatment for personality disorders, and complex trauma, and will dispel the common myths about Borderline Personality Disorder – what it is, and what it is not.

4 December 2020

Location: Canterbury

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