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

LIVE WEBINAR | 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

This webinar is a live feed of the workshop being delivered with in-room participants.

Please Note: This Webinar is only offered to participants outside the Greater Christchurch Area. Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions. 

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

Terms and Conditions

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.
• System requirements in detail https://collaborationhelp.cisco.com/article/en-us/nb8raex  

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

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