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Navigating the Mental Health Sector: Specialist Services and NGOs

This workshop will introduce those new to the Mental Health workforce or those working outside of this sector, an insight into the workings of the Mental Health sector.

Description

Aim

Gain an insight into the inner workings of the Mental Health system and how to access services. Explore the CDHB Specialist Mental Health Service, Non government organisations, and other community and voluntary agencies that can support people in the community. In a vibrant and ever changing sector, this workshop is an essential tool in the orientation of those who are new to the sector, those from outside the sector, or for those wanting a refresher.

This workshop is also available to attend via online workshop - register here.

Overview and Learning Intentions

  • Understanding what and where the system and sector have been influenced

  • Overview of Primary Health initiative ‘Te Tumu Waiora’

  • Overview of CDHB Specialist Mental Health Services

  • Overview of non-government organisations, specifically contracted by the CDHB to provide community based alternatives for people living with mental health

  • Overview of community and voluntary based services that could support people living with mental health issues

  • How to connect with each agency - access, processes and procedures

  • Discover how a combination of service provisions can provide the people you support to live well in the community

Let's Get Real

  • Working with Whānau

  • Working within Communities

  • Working with Service Users

  • Working with Maori

  • Professional and Personal Development

Facilitated by Jacqueline (Jackie) Moore 

RegSW, BSW, Post Grad Dip Mgmt, MBA

Jackie has been an active member of the mental health and addiction sector since 2001 and held the co-chair role at Navigate Waitaha (Canterbury Mental Health and Addiction NGO Leadership Group) for four years. Her experience across a range of roles and organisations provides insight into mental health service delivery, strategic health direction and organisational development.

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)
Catering: Refreshments provided

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.

  • Workshops may be moved to online delivery due to changes in Covid-19 alert levels.

Please read our full Terms and Conditions before registering.

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