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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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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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Understanding and Managing Change: Skills to Assist Clients

4 hours

From $109.00 incl. GST

Change is constant and it can sometimes be hard to manage. This workshop will explore perception, control and aims to develop your skills to help clients navigate change.

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Understanding Māori Health Models

Three hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

This interactive workshop will explore Māori Models of Health for participants to develop and enhance their work practice and cultural competency.

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Sleep Matters in Mental Health

3 hours

$99.00 incl. GST

Sleep is essential for health and wellbeing. Come along to learn strategies and tools to optimise sleep ‘health’ for self-management and/or to help clients.

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Supporting Rainbow Wellness

3 hours

From $89.00 incl. GST

This workshop will provide an introduction to the influences which shape LGBTTQIA+ people’s wellbeing and practical strategies in how to support them.

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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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Free

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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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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Te Pūtaketanga: Introduction to Te Reo Māori

30 Minute Sessions

Free

Basic Te Reo Māori to use in the workplace.

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Webinar

Common Mental Health Disorders: An Overview

4 hours

From $109.00 incl. GST

Learn about the experience of common mental disorders: mood disorders, psychosis, and anxiety disorders. Develop a better understanding of how to best support those with mental illness and their family members.

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Older Person's Mental Health

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Introduction and overview of the mental health problems that older people experience most commonly, for the benefit of healthcare workers in all fields.

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Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People (CALD)

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

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

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De-escalation: Effective Communication to Manage Distress

4 hours

From $119.00 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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Self-Harm and Suicidal Behaviour: Screening and Management

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Develop your confidence in how to manage persons with suicidal ideation and self-harm behaviours. Discuss recent New Zealand data on suicide and self-harm, models for understanding risk and protective factors, along with recommendations for management plans.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Children’s Anxiety: What Adults Need to Know and Strategies for Management

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

Gain a basic understanding of anxiety and how it particularly relates to children. Learn how to support parents/workers with anxious children to feel confident and competent to manage anxious behaviours in a way that promotes the child’s bravery and wellbeing.

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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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Working with People Who Hoard

4 hours

$129.00 incl. GST

This workshop aims to give people who are working with, or coming into contact with, residents who hoard, tools and methods to effectively assist them to clear space in their home.

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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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Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Healthcare

Three hours

From $79.00 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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Safer Home Visiting in Community Work

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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Navigating Alcohol and Other Drug Services

3 hours

From $79.00 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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Understanding and Working with Attachment in Children and Adolescents

4 hours

From $109.00 incl. GST

This workshop will provide an overview of traditional attachment theory as well as current approaches in relation to trauma in children and young people.

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Trauma Informed Care: Providing Support to Children and Adolescents

4 hours

From $109.00 incl. GST

This workshop will cover current research on trauma, including Complex Trauma, and how this affects development for children and adolescents. Participants will learn about trauma and the relationship to Attachment theory. Develop practical skills and resources for trauma work and how mental health professionals can support clients.

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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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Personality Disorders: The Impact on Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviour

4 hours

From $109.00 incl. GST

This workshop will discuss why it is important to identify personality disorders, the aetiology of personality disorders including trauma and other life impacts, and key features of each personality disorder. Participants will learn effective, safe strategies and responses for support.

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Methamphetamine and Synthetic Substances: What You Need to Know

4 hours

From $119.00 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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Thrive and Revive: Managing Capacity and Reducing Overwhelm

3 hours

From $69.30 incl. GST

In a world that is focused on competence, productivity and efficiency it is easy to become overwhelmed with the expectations demanded of us.

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Depression and Bipolar: Understanding Mood Disorders and Providing Support

3 hours

From $79.00 incl. GST

This workshop provides an overview of common mood disorders in order for participants to understand and respond appropriately. Identify ways you can offer support and what treatment options are available.

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The Connection Between Nutrients, Nutrition and Mental Health

3 hours

From $69.30 incl. GST

Despite the advent of medications and other therapies over the last 50 years, rates of mental illness have been on the rise. Scientists have been uncovering an uncomfortable truth: What we eat is affecting our mental health.

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