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What's new for Let's get real

This page hosts the latest resources produced by Let's get real for the mental health and addiction sector in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Working with ethnic communities

Ethnic communities in Aotearoa New Zealand are incredibly diverse, encompassing many different nationalities, languages, traditions, and religions. Ethnic communities include people who identity as African, Asian, Continental European, Latin-American, and Middle-Eastern. Each person’s identity, experience, and needs are unique; it is important to ask the person what support they need and not make assumptions. Take time to check what processes people need to feel safe and engage, and seek support from cultural organisations and interpreters when appropriate.

Let's get real Leadership project summary

Our leadership project aims to enhance the leadership capabilities in the health sector by making the Let's get real leadership tools, mindsets, and resources more accessible and applicable. We are excited to share the findings from survey and focus groups, where we had the opportunity to connect with over 200 health leaders. These findings provide valuable insights into current leadership challenges and have informed us about options for resource development to help leaders navigate these challenges.

Champion's survey infographic

Our evaluation shows that champion's are creating an impact!

We did a stakeholder survey to understand people's engagement with Let's get real. The results indicate that Let's get real Champion's were more than twice as likely to experience positive outcomes from implementing Let's get real in their workplace. Refer to the infographic for further details.

Worker Wellbeing

This Worker wellbeing page provides resources that align with the essential level of this Real Skill. Links to resources are included with a range of short videos where health sector workers and leaders talk about worker wellbeing.

Working within communities e-learning

The Working within communities e-learning is an essential level e-learning resources that will provide opportunities for all health workers to explore and reflect on topics that relate to Working within communities to help people and whānau to achieve their health and wellbeing goals. This module provides opportunities to explore and reflect on topics that relate to the Working within communities Real Skill.

Engagement: a summary of the evidence

A literature scan was undertaken to inform resource development for the Let’s get real essential level of the Real Skill: Working with people experiencing mental health and addiction needs. The focus was on engagement skills.

This information was collected in 2021 and subsequently used for the development of the ‘Tātou tatou: being with people and whānau’ suite of resources. The purpose of this resource is to provide educators and researchers with a summary of key themes and references that can be used to source full articles.

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