The Collaborative
For Research and Training in Youth Health and Development
February 17, 2014

Welcome to the Collaborative Trust website

  • 1 The Collaborative Trust Board members
    Front row - Sue Bagshaw and Janine Balinger Back row - Bronwyn Dunnachie, Daryle Deering, Alice McLean, Alison Locke, Paul McGirr, Ria Schroder (left to right).
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  • 1 Youth
Our Vision is to ensure that well trained, and well informed professionals work with young people to guarantee their healthy development. We maintain a holistic view of healthy development which includes wellbeing in the physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, social, family, school and community areas of life.Our values include partnership with Maori and honouring the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, youth participation at all levels of the organisation, and enhancing cultural diversity. We believe in co-ordination, not duplication, sharing and strengthening not competing.Need to get in touch?  Click here to view our contact details.Please note – we are currently in the process of updating our website.



Youth Collaborative Events 2014 – Advanced Notice

Annual Hui

In 2014 our annual hui will be bigger and better than ever and will have an expanded format that includes a pre hui 1 day workshop.  This event is to be held in Christchurch – the perfect gateway to some awesome ski fields so don’t forget to plan your winter holiday around these dates:

  • Wednesday 9th July 2014 – Consilience on Youth Wellbeing Workshop
  • Thursday 10th July & Friday 11th July 2014 Annual Youth Collaborative Research Hui – Positive Youth Development Connections: Talking Across Disciplinary Boundaries


Call for Abstracts is now open, click here to submit yours now!!


Youth Collaborative Seminar Series

For those of you living in or around Christchurch/Canterbury our regular seminar series is held every six weeks on a Thursday as follows:

15 May 2014
Lisa Newick
Voices in Youth Justice

26 June 2014
Sophia Daly

7 August 2014

18 September 2014

30 October 2014

11 December 2014

We are currently looking for presenters for our 2014 programme so if anyone has any youth related research they would like to present at the 2014 series please contact our Research Manager, Ria Schroder,  to discuss – moc.l1398027928iamg@13980279281redo1398027928rhcs.1398027928air1398027928

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