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January 2022

25

Jan
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Tue 25 Jan 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • $129.00 incl. GST

Tue 25 Jan 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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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Tue 25 Jan 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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  • $129.00 incl. GST

Tue 25 Jan 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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Thu 27 Jan 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Thu 27 Jan 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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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Thu 27 Jan 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Thu 27 Jan 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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February 2022

Tue 1 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (3 hours 30 minutes)

  • Christchurch
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  • $109.00 incl. GST

Tue 1 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (3 hours 30 minutes)

This workshop will cover current research on trauma, including vicarious trauma, and how this affects the everyday life of people.

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Tue 1 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (3 hours 30 minutes)

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  • $109.00 incl. GST

Tue 1 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (3 hours 30 minutes)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | This workshop will cover current research on trauma, including vicarious trauma, and how this affects the everyday life of people.

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Wed 2 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
Presented by
Olive Webb, Dr
  • $99.00 incl. GST

Wed 2 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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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Wed 2 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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Wed 2 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP |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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3

Feb

Safer Home Visiting in Community Work

Christchurch

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Thu 3 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Thu 3 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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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3

Feb

Safer Home Visiting in Community Work

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Thu 3 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Thu 3 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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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8

Feb

Common Mental Health Disorders

Christchurch

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Tue 8 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

  • Christchurch
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Tue 8 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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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8

Feb

Common Mental Health Disorders

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Tue 8 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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Tue 8 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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Fri 11 Feb 2022

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (3 hours)

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  • $99.00 incl. GST

Fri 11 Feb 2022

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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Tue 15 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (6 hours 30 minutes)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $190.00 incl. GST

Tue 15 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (6 hours 30 minutes)

Understand and recognise the presence of mental health issues in an individual with an intellectual disability and learn fundamental strategies that may be used to provide effective support.

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16

Feb

Effective Note Writing for Community Support Work

Christchurch

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Wed 16 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
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Wed 16 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

Develop the skills to effectively and clearly document the work you do in supporting people with mental health issues. It will enable you to ensure documentation is wholly reflective of the health care relationship and activities while concentrating on ensuring the notes written are well developed and meet legislative and workplace requirements.

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17

Feb

Navigating Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Christchurch

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Thu 17 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
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Thu 17 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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 family/whanau and how to access support services in Canterbury. 

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17

Feb

Navigating Alcohol and Other Drug Services

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Thu 17 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Thu 17 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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 family/whanau and how to access support services in Canterbury. 

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Tue 22 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Tue 22 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

This workshop will provide a general introduction to the experiences and impacts of Psychosis. After exploring what is meant by Psychosis and how it impacts, particular focus will be given to ways to support an individual with active symptoms of Psychosis in relation to support, risk management and referral.

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Tue 22 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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Tue 22 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | This workshop will provide a general introduction to the experiences and impacts of Psychosis. After exploring what is meant by Psychosis and how it impacts, particular focus will be given to ways to support an individual with active symptoms of Psychosis in relation to support, risk management and referral.

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23

Feb

Boundaries and Ethics in Health and Community Settings

Christchurch

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Wed 23 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

  • Christchurch
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Wed 23 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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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23

Feb

Boundaries and Ethics in Health and Community Settings

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Wed 23 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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Wed 23 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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24

Feb

Motivational Interviewing: An Introduction

Christchurch

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Thu 24 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (7 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $209.00 incl. GST

Thu 24 Feb 2022

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (7 hours)

This workshop will provide up to date information and introduce the fundamental skill set of Motivational Interviewing. Learn helpful skills to assist people to engage in behaviour change.

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March 2022

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Tue 1 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
Presented by
Ravit Abraham
  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Tue 1 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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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Tue 1 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Live online
Presented by
Ravit Abraham
  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Tue 1 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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Wed 2 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $89.00 incl. GST

Wed 2 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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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Wed 2 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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  • From $89.00 incl. GST

Wed 2 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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3

Mar

The Treaty of Waitangi and Healthcare

Christchurch

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Thu 3 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Thu 3 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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

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3

Mar

The Treaty of Waitangi and Healthcare

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Thu 3 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Live online
  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Thu 3 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | Explore the reality of the Treaty, the issues it presents for healthcare, and its implications for practitioners and services in the broader healthcare setting.

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Tue 8 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $109.00 incl. GST

Tue 8 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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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Tue 8 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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  • From $109.00 incl. GST

Tue 8 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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9

Mar
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Wed 9 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Wed 9 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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. This is a highly interactive and practical workshop for professionals wanting a refresher or for those who are new to the area of suicide and self-harm.

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9

Mar
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Wed 9 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Wed 9 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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. This is a highly interactive and practical workshop for professionals wanting a refresher or for those who are new to the area of suicide and self-harm.

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Thu 10 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $109.00 incl. GST

Thu 10 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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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Thu 10 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

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  • From $109.00 incl. GST

Thu 10 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (4 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP | 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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Wed 16 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

  • Christchurch
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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Wed 16 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

Empathy is an essential component for anyone working in the helping-professions, and as a result, there is an inherent risk of developing empathy fatigue. Know how to respond and recover from empathy fatigue and emotional burnout – essential tips and strategies

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Wed 16 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

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  • From $79.00 incl. GST

Wed 16 Mar 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 hours)

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Empathy is an essential component for anyone working in the helping-professions, and as a result, there is an inherent risk of developing empathy fatigue. Know how to respond and recover from empathy fatigue and emotional burnout – essential tips and strategies

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