Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

Exploring and Correlating Māori World Views to Practice in Mental Health


Course Type: Intermediate | Course Level: Five | Catering: Refreshments & Light Lunch Provided

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

An interractive workshop broadly aiming to improve practice when working with Māori individuals and/or whānau. Participants will explore Māori world views together with contemporary frameworks and models that will not only inform practice but improve outcomes for Māori.

Course Overview
• Revisit Māori world views
• Explore and improve our understanding of traditional and contemporary Māori models and frameworks
• Operationalising frameworks to improve practice
• Group work sessions using 'real' examples of participants work to incorporate new learnings

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Develop new skills and knowledge to improve effectiveness of practice
• Learn about the importance of Māori world views in programme development and practice
• Improve the ability for practitioners to work with whānau

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

Terms and Conditions