Initiatives

Browse our current projects and programmes to find information, resources and tools that will enhance your practice or address your workforce needs.

Co-existing problems

Organisations can access resources to improve the way they respond to people experiencing co-existing problems.

Early intervention in psychosis

Te Pou is working to provide information and resources to support workforce development in this specialist area.

Employment

International evidence shows that for people experiencing mental health issues, having a paid job is a key part of getting and staying well.

Equally Well: Physical health

Te Pou is a leading partner in Equally Well, a group of organisations committed to improving the physical health outcomes of people who experience mental health and/or addiction problems.

Let’s get real

Let’s get real is a framework that supports people working in mental health and addiction to develop the right knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to effectively support people using services.

More than numbers workforce stocktake

More than numbers is a project to gather data on New Zealand's adult mental health and addiction service workforce.

NGO workforce development

A road map for non-government mental health and addiction organisations

Primary mental health

People working in primary care play an important part in supporting people with mental health and/or addiction issues.

Real Skills: Online assessment tool

Real Skills is a free online self-assessment tool for organisations and the workforce to assess knowledge and skills and plan targeted workforce development.

Reducing seclusion and restraint

Evidence based tools are available to support in-patient services to reduce seclusion and restraint, developed by Te Pou with support from the Ministry of Health.

Service user, consumer and peer workforce

Te Pou is a source of information, resources and research to help the sector develop and grow the peer workforce in a sustainable and measured way.

Skills Matter

People working in mental health and addiction can access Skills Matter funding to take part in postgraduate training.

SPARK: Evidence into practice

SPARK is a workshop developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Te Pou partnered with MHCC to adapt the workshop for New Zealand participants.

Strengthening the evidence base

Improving the evidence base for the mental health and addiction sector by using expert researchers, expert clinicians and service user experience.

Supervision

Te Pou has produced a range of resources to support the development of sustainable, effective supervision processes.

Talking therapies

Te Pou provides tools and guidance to support organisations to deliver effective talking therapy programmes.

Te Pou and Werry Workforce Whāraurau Clinical Reference Group

This group ensures sound clinical advice underpins the Te Pou work programme.

Te Reo Hāpai – the language of enrichment

There is an appetite for using te reo properly; correctly and with respect.

TheMHS Aotearoa 2016

Auckland, New Zealand will be the setting for an exciting and vibrant TheMHS Conference 2016 – People: authenticity starts in the heart.

Workforce planning and development

Information and resources to support organisations to integrate workforce planning and development with service development.

Working with families and whānau

Information and resources that support mental health and addiction services to work with service users within the context of their whānau.