Improving Men's Engagement in Health Services: Understanding Male Help-Seeking Behaviour

It is well known that men do not seek assistance for themselves (or in relation to family/whānau) until necessary to do so. The goal of this workshop is to assist health professionals to effectively retain men's engagement once they are receiving assistance.

Description

Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four |  Catering: Refreshments and light lunch provided

Aim

Develop the knowledge and skills of those health professionals who directly work with men in a mental health setting. It is well known that men do not seek assistance for themselves (or in relation to family/whānau) until necessary to do so. The goal of this workshop is to assist health professionals to effectively retain men's engagement once they are receiving assistance.

Overview

• Men's way of identifying a problem related to mental wellbeing
• The challenge for men to receive assistance for themselves (or family/whānau)
• Men's motivation and style of relating to others about health concerns
• The risk of assuming men's relational, emotional and mental health literacy
• Supporting men’s need to function and self-manage problems

Learning Intentions

Participants will be provided the opportunity to:
• Understand how men determine and view problems related to mental wellbeing
• Understand men's style of relating to others while receiving assistance for these problems
• Develop awareness of men's competencies (or lack of) when relating to health professionals
• Develop a framework for maintaining ongoing engagement with men in health settings

Let's Get Real Skills

• Working with Service Users
• 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 10 May 2019 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).

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