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Workshop Catalogue

Free

Connecting Through Motherhood

1.5 hour sessions over six weeks

Free

Weekly educational discussion group for new mums

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Habits and Hints for Wellbeing: Self-Care Matters

One hour per session

Free

Free, weekly one-hour sessions to learn and gain skills around mental health.

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Te Pūtaketanga: Introduction to Te Reo Māori

30 Minute Sessions

Free

Basic Te Reo Māori to use in the workplace.

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Tools for Managing Anxiety

1.5 hours per session

Free

Free online series for information and tips to help with anxiety

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What's Going on for My Child or Teen?

Free

This free webinar series will explore strategies to support children and teens who may be exhibiting challenging behaviours or experiencing distress.

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Online Groups

Habits and Hints for Wellbeing: Self-Care Matters

One hour per session

Free

Free, weekly one-hour sessions to learn and gain skills around mental health.

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Tools for Managing Anxiety

1.5 hours per session

Free

Free online series for information and tips to help with anxiety

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Connecting Through Motherhood

1.5 hour sessions over six weeks

Free

Weekly educational discussion group for new mums

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Alcohol & Other Drugs

Co-Existing Mental Health and Addiction Problems (CEP)

3 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

This workshop provides an overview and update of current approaches to working clinically with people with Co-Existing Mental Health and Substance Use Problems (CEP).

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Methamphetamine and Synthetic Substances: What You Need to Know

4 hours

From $64.50 incl. GST

Discover what synthetic drugs are currently available, what they are, how to recognise use and how they have come to be used so frequently in today's society. Learn about longer term effects and gain tools and strategies around harm minimisation.

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Navigating Alcohol and Other Drug Services

3 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

Develop skills and increase your knowledge around assisting individuals who present with alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. Recognise problematic AOD use, understand the impact on the individual and whānau and how to access support services in Canterbury. 

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

3 Hours

From $89.00 incl. GST

Special Speaker Dr Valerie McGinn is presenting this seminar which aims to help participants recognise the signs and symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), understand how it is diagnosed and learn how to adapt treatment to the different needs of those with the neurodisability.

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Effective Brief Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Problems

Three hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

This workshop presents key information on AOD use and provides an opportunity for you to consider and develop an appropriate response to AOD issues in your setting.

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Relapse Prevention and Maintaining Change

Three hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

This workshop presents key information on the process and stages of relapse. It supports the idea that relapse can be anticipated and proactively responded to, in order to maintain change in the long-term.

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Alcohol and Other Drug Use in Youth: Motivational Tools for Harm Reduction

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Develop your skills and increase your knowledge around supporting young people who present with alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues, from a harm reduction perspective.

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Essential Skills

Boundaries and Ethics in Health and Community Settings

4 hours

From $109.00 incl. GST

Develop an understanding of significant ethics and boundaries concepts. Learn to make decisions that protect people’s rights while minimising the risks to the healthcare worker, and use an ethical dilemma problem-solving framework.

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Debriefing: Understanding the Benefits and Learning Fundamental Skills

4 hours

From $77.40 incl. GST

Debriefing is a dialogue between two or more people who have been involved in a critical situation/incident. This workshop provides an overview regarding the benefits of debriefing alongside identifying fundamental skills in relation to the debriefing process.

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De-escalation Refresher and Breakaway Techniques

3 hours

From $89.00 incl. GST

Revisit verbal de-escalation strategies and environmental considerations before teaching practical and evasive techniques to ensure that both you and your client are kept as safe as possible in an actual or potential physical assault situation.

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De-escalation: Effective Communication to Manage Distress

4 hours

$129.00 incl. GST

Gain the skills to identify and de-escalate an agitated person while keeping yourself and others safe. Gain confidence in managing distress and aggression, and strategies for self-control. Learn the role of communication and the importance of debriefing following a challenging situation.

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Effective Note Writing for Community Support Work

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Develop your skills to effectively and clearly document your work in supporting people with mental health issues. This interactive workshop will provide you with the knowledge to produce notes that are wholly reflective of the health care relationship and activities, while meeting legislative and workplace requirements.

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Empathy and Compassion Fatigue: Recognising the Signs and Strategies for Prevention and Recovery

Three hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Know how to respond and recover from empathy fatigue and emotional burnout – essential tips and strategies.

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Enhancing Skills to Ensure Safe and Supportive Client-Focused Relationships

4 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

Learn skills to engage in safe and effective relationships with clients in support-focused situations while maintaining your own safety and boundaries.

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Mental Health Legislation: Understanding the Law, Client’s Rights and Privacy

4 hours

From $109.00 incl. GST

This workshop is an introduction to health-related legislation for community workers. It will provide you with the knowledge and understanding to ensure you are managing your role within the boundaries of relevant health-related legislation in Aotearoa in order to protect the rights of those individuals affected.

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Safer Home Visiting in Community Work

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Safety is important when travelling around the community, and working in private homes presents potential risks to staff and clients. This workshop will discuss risk assessment and management, identifying potential threats and explore personal boundaries. Learn how to decrease risk and increase confidence in dealing with challenging situations.

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Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Healthcare

Three hours

$99.00 incl. GST

Explore the reality of Te Tiriti, the issues it presents for healthcare, and its implications for practitioners and services in the broader healthcare setting.

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Understanding the Mental Health System: Specialist Services, NGOs and Community Agencies

3 hours

From $54.50 incl. GST

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.

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Interpersonal Skills

Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions and Preserving Relationships

3 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

Those who understand conflict and their own reactions to it can manage difficult encounters with diplomacy, credibility and professionalism. Rather than fearing conflict you can become proficient at handling it with confidence and competence.

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Enhancing Skills to Ensure Safe and Supportive Client-Focused Relationships

4 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

Learn skills to engage in safe and effective relationships with clients in support-focused situations while maintaining your own safety and boundaries.

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Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People (CALD)

3 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

This interactive workshop will help participants develop cultural competency in their practice. Define culture, differentiate between observations, judgments, and evaluations, and be aware of your own cultural values. Learn the differences between refugee and migrant people’s experiences.

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Cultural Safety and Diversity: Taking Your Practice to a New Level

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Each of us arrives to our role with various values and beliefs that are unique and important to us. Clients also have their own set of values and beliefs that are important to them. This often causes a clash. What this workshop will do is guide you to provide the support and care that meets the client’s needs in a way that maintains their and your personal, social and cultural identity.

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Workplace Diversity: Building Relationships and Working Successfully Together

4 hours

$129.00 incl. GST

Cultural intelligence is important for creating safe, collegial and inclusive workplaces. Develop your skills to effectively collaborate, build relationships and navigate differences.

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Understanding Different Personality and Communication Styles in the Workplace

4 hours

$129.00 incl. GST

In all aspects of our daily lives we are interacting and communicating with others yet so often there are times when there is miscommunication and confusion leading at times to conflict and less than satisfactory outcomes in the workplace.

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Interventions

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Key DBT Skills for Helping Clients with Emotion Regulation

4 hours

From $109.00 incl. GST

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioural treatment which emphasises skills training to help people learn and use new skills and strategies to develop a life that they can experience as worth living. This workshop will provide an introduction to DBT and some of its key components. It will give participants an understanding of DBT skills and how they may be used in their daily practice with clients.

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Advanced Self-Harm and Suicidal Behaviours: Models and Strategies for Interventions

4 hours

$129.00 incl. GST

Participants will gain skills and practice in a model for formulating risk and tools for intervention. This is an advanced workshop suited to professionals with some level of training and experience in screening and managing youth and adults with self-harm and suicidal behaviours.

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: The Skateboard Model for Children and Youth

5 hours

$169.00 incl. GST

Gain the knowledge and skills to use an evidence-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) model designed in a way that is fun and engaging for children and youth.

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An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

7 hours

$229.00 incl. GST

ACT is a transdiagnostic model and has an impressive body of research showing its efficacy across a range of disorders. This workshop will provide an introductory overview of the ACT model and its components. Participants will have an opportunity to practice and build skills over the day.

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Self-Care and Professional Practice When Working with Trauma and Tragedy

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Learn how to support people better by not burning-out and being a support for your colleagues and agency. This is about recognising our recent experiences and how to work through it.

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Improving Client Interventions Through Therapeutic Communication

3 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

This workshop introduces an advanced linguistic model which enables counsellors, therapists and helpers to conversationally assist healing and change in their clients.

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The Mental Health Intervention Web: Responding to Complex Issues

3 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

The Intervention Web presents an engaging exploration into the world of one individual in community care, who is experiencing complex impacts on their mental health and wellbeing. This workshop is suitable for anyone working in the mental health sector supporting people in residential care.

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Mental Health Conditions

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Enhancing Understanding and Providing Proactive Interventions

3 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

Develop your understanding of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, so that you can better respond to, and support them. Learn how to identify triggers and provide proactive interventions.

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