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Resilience is what gives us the psychological strength to respond and adapt to stress, daily challenges and more significant life events in a healthy, positive and adaptive way. It is about something greater than having the capacity to ‘bounce-back’; it is about proactively developing a mental reservoir that can help us sustain our mental wellbeing in challenging times.
Resilience is what gives us the psychological strength to respond and adapt to stress, daily challenges and more significant life events in a healthy and positive way. Resilience needs to be maintained and sustained so that we can draw upon it, replenish it and never fully exhaust it.
This workshop acknowledges the realities of the systemic pressures experienced in modern life and explores the required skills and approaches to minimise their negative impact. It will explore how we develop, maintain, adapt and sustain our resilience in order to preserve our wellbeing in demanding times.
Overview and Learning Intentions
What constitutes resilience, clarity, psychological strength and efficiency
Recognising the signs and symptoms of unhelpful responses
Key elements and specific approaches involved in developing, adapting, and sustaining resilience
Explore ways to adapt, rebound and move forward even stronger
Learn potential impacts on wellbeing and promote adaptive and healthy responses to these
Apply clear and concise frameworks to realistic case study scenarios
Practice new skills in a safe and supportive environment
Working with People Experiencing Mental Health and Addiction Needs
Working with Whānau
Maintaining Professional and Personal Development
MASW, B.A. (Hons), Cert. Supervision, Cert. AOD Counselling, RSW
Mel has over 20 years’ experience working in the mental health and addictions sector in Aotearoa New Zealand and the UK. Throughout his career, he has held a number of diverse roles, working alongside a broad client base within both statutory and NGO services. He possesses clinical practice, leadership, teaching, management, supervision and governance experience. Mel has a comprehensive knowledge of assessment processes, therapeutic interventions and risk-management approaches. He demonstrates a relentless commitment to the principles of social justice, along with a strong passion for developing services that are truly recovery focused. Mel has been a workshop facilitator with MHERC for several years, whilst maintaining his clinical, supervisory and project management roles.
Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four
Early Bird Discount: $10 discount is available on registrations made up to 8 weeks before the workshop date (automatically applied at checkout)
Catering: Refreshments provided
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.
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