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Training & Development

Providing opportunities for training and professional development

Te Pou aims to support the workforce and leadership development of the mental health, addiction and disability sectors through training and development opportunities. These are designed to support the training needs, and increase the skills and knowledge of people working in these sectors.


Te Pou offers a number of grants to support workforce and leadership development across mental health, addiction and disability.

E-learning modules

Te Pou offers a range of e-learning courses to increase the skills and knowledge of people working in the mental health, addiction and disability sectors.

Want to work in Addiction services?

Addiction services employ a variety of people in a range of roles. There is no single correct pathway to join the sector, however, this information will show you the type of roles available and what training or qualifications area employers prefer.

Training Events

Training Stories



Te Pou has a wide range of evidence-based resources and tools to help the mental health, addiction and disability workforces.

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Our work

Te Pou works alongside mental health and addiction services, and disability organisations to understand their priorities and workforce challenges.

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