Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

HEEADSSS: A Psychosocial Screening Tool for Adolescents

$70 Subsidised* | $80 Early Bird* | $90 Non Subsidised


Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Five | Catering: Refreshments provided

This workshop is for professionals working with youth (10-24 years). Participants will be provided with the opportunity to increase and refresh their knowledge about what impacts on the exuberance and angst of adolescent years, and gain skills and confidence in gathering this information from the young people they work with. This will be an interactive workshop, drawing on the knowledge of the participants as well as the facilitator.

• Hear about some of the tough stuff that is going on in young people’s lives drawing
  from relevant research
• A brief look at youth development and neuroscience
• The HEEADSSS assessment tool and how it works
• Practice using the tools to gain information

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Hear recent New Zealand data on youth health
• Learn to consider young people and their actions from a youth development perspective
• Gain a tool which is effective in establishing rapport and gathering information about
  a young person
• Practice carrying out a HEEADSSS assessment

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working with Communities
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development

*Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Apply your discount by completing the ‘Subsidised rate eligibility’ section when registering.

*Early Bird Discount: Register by 14 September 2018 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).

Please note: Distance learning participants may be joining this session via Webinar.

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