The first workshop in this series will cover an overview of the origins of neurodiversity, current diagnoses and the experiences that are associated with neurodiversity. The adoption of neurodiversity as an identity will be explored and how it spans both the medical and social models of disability. A brief overview of the history of neurodiversity and the shifts in how neurodiverse people have encountered mainstream society will be included.
1. Working with people experiencing mental health and addiction needs
3. Working with whānau
4. Working within communities
5. Challenging discrimination
7. Maintaining professional and personal development
$250.00 for all 3 workshops in the series or $125.00 each. See other workshops in the series below:
Dr Annie Southern was educated at Oxford University and has a PhD in Health Science from the University of Canterbury. She is a researcher and writer and is well published, with her work spanning both journalism/publishing and mental health fields. Annie uses her lived experience of both neurodiversity and alternative states of reality as part of her work and is an Intentional Peer Support international trainer and a professional member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. She currently works as the Peer Practice Director at Stepping Stone Trust and is a Contributor to The Different Kind of Human Project (a neurodiversity peer community).
Workshop Type: Intermediate | Workshop Level: Six | Catering: Refreshments provided
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