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Mental health Promotion and Prevention for Children: Interprofessional Development Workshop

Professional development (PD) Auckland, Waikato, Tasman/Nelson, Canterbury, Otago

Posted: 09 December 2019
Notice reference #: 1HA3k6

Every Moment Counts: Promoting Participation and Mental Health throughout the day in Natural School Contexts

A one-day workshop providing foundation knowledge about ‘Every moment counts’. Learn how to apply evidence-based mental health promotion strategies and implement activity-based programmes: practical examples, innovative strategies for building capacity of the children’s workforce.

  • Every moment counts – small moments can make big differences in how children feel and function in school
  • Enjoyable experiences throughout the day promote feelings of emotional wellbeing
  • Everyone can be a mental health promoter. 

Who should attend:

The children’s workforce, including: school professionals with vested interest in the mental health and wellbeing of children and youth working in diverse settings (schools, hospitals, clinics, community-based settings), e.g. special and general education teachers, RTLBs, counsellors, psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, SENCOs, teaching support staff,
community youth providers, speech and language therapists, and school administrators. 

There is no cost to attend this workshop, however places are limited so registration is essential:

Hamilton 24 January: werryworkforce.org/emc-24Jan2020

Christchurch 27 January: dale.sheehan@canterbury.ac.nz

Dunedin 29 January: ema.tokolahi@op.ac.nz

Nelson 31 January: werryworkforce.org/emc-31Jan2020

Auckland 5 February: occupationaltherapy@aut.ac.nz

Events summary

Waikato

23 January 2020 – 23 February 2020

Canterbury

26 January 2020 – 26 January 2020

Otago

29 January 2020 – 29 January 2020

Tasman/Nelson

31 January 2020 – 31 January 2020

Auckland

05 February 2020 – 05 February 2020

Further information

Contact: Ema Tokolahi

 (07) 834 8800 extn 3346

ema.tokolahi@op.ac.nz