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Common Mental Health Disorders

ONLINE WORKSHOP | Learn about the experience of common mental disorders: mood disorders, psychosis, and Anxiety Disorders. Develop a better understanding of how to best support those with mental illness and their family members.

Description

Aim

This workshop provides an overview where participants can develop their knowledge about the experience of common mental health disorders, including mood disorders, Psychosis and Anxiety Disorders. Participants will learn how to best support those with mental illness and their family/whānau.

This workshop is also available to attend in person - register here.

Overview and Learning Intentions

  • Gain insight and increased knowledge of common mental health disorders

  • Facts vs myths

  • What are the risk factors, causes and treatment options

  • How people can live well with mental illness

  • Develop a better understanding of how you can support people with common mental health disorders

Let's Get Real

  • Working with people experiencing mental health and addiction needs

  • Working with whānau

  • Challenging discrimination

  • Maintaining professional and personal development 

 

Facilitated by Dr Chris Taua 

PhD, RN, BN, MN(Distinction), PGC(MH), CAdTch, FNZCMHN

Chris is a registered nurse by profession with a background in mental health. She has over 25 years' experience in the health/disability sectors. Her education portfolio includes mental health, disability, ethics and boundaries, communication and de-escalation, collaborative note writing, and culturally safe practice. Her PhD explored the mental health inpatient experiences of people with intellectual disability and she continues to publish on this and other topics including cultural diversity/cultural safety. She is currently Director and primary Consultant for ‘Pumahara Consultants, Personal and Professional Development Specialists’ and holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer role with The University of Queensland as well as other teaching roles with Universities around New Zealand and Australia.

Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four
Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Tick applicable box when registering to apply discount
Early Bird Discount: $10 discount is available on registrations made up to 8 weeks before the workshop date (automatically applied at checkout)

Prerequisites

You will need

  • Headset and Microphone

  • Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)

  • Stable broadband connection 

Minimum System Requirements

  • As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable.

Operating System
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - Latest version
Chrome - Latest version
Safari - 5 and above

Terms and Conditions

  • Cancellations made up to 10 working days before a workshop will incur a $39 service fee.

  • Cancellations (or non-attendance) made 10 working days or less will not be refunded and the full workshop fee will be charged. 

  • No fee applies if you are able to find a replacement participant.

  • MHERC reserves the right to cancel a workshop at any time due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient registrations.

  • Only one person may view an online workshop session per registration.

Please read our full Terms and Conditions before registering.

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