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21 February 2017

By Angela Gruar

Get to know the Te Pou practice and leadership portfolio for 2017

The practice and leadership portfolio works to support the workforce with day-to-day practice guidance on anything from talking therapies to reducing seclusion.

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1 December 2016

By Angela Gruar

Successful launch of the national Safe Practice Effective Communication training programme

Safe Practice and Effective Communication (SPEC) was launched successfully in Christchurch in November. The launch was a credit to many people who have worked hard to get to this point with the aim of achieving a national consistency of training that is pain free and prone free wherever possible.

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22 November 2016

By Angela Gruar

Safe Practice Effective Communication launch

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui (Te Pou) is pleased to support the launch of the Safe Practice Effective Communication (SPEC) training programme at the national forum held in Christchurch on 21 and 22 November.

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11 November 2016

By Angela Gruar

News from our allied health leadership day

The allied health professionals in leadership day was held on 3 November at Sudima Hotel in Auckland.

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9 August 2016

By Angela Gruar

Answering the leadership development call

Strong and active leadership is required at all levels of our sector to improve outcomes for people using services and their whānau. Much of what is required to bring about change, especially transformational change, is passion and leadership.

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13 July 2016

By Angela Gruar

#believeyoucan

As part of leadership week Te Pou hosted a breakfast on Friday 8 July to help leaders reflect on how we can strive to do our best and keep building our leadership capacity.

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