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).
  • 1 Training
  • 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.


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The Collaborative seminar series is being revamped.  Starting with a change of date, time and venue.  Seminars will now take place from 4.30-5.30pm in room 105 of Hagley Community College.  Please update your calendars to make sure you don’t miss the last 2 seminars for 2014. These will now take place on Tuesday 28th October and Tuesday 9th December from 4.30-5.30pm. 


Youth Collaborative Events 2014 – Advanced Notice

Eating Disorders Training Workshop – Wednesday 5th November 1-4pm, Christchurch. For full details, click the whats on page.


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 (full seminar details can be accessed via the Whats On page)

28th October 2014 – Emily Brick    “Young Female’s Experiences and Perspectives of Using Social Media for Sexual Health                                                                                                                             Promotion”

9th December 2014 – Andrew Maps Curtis    “How Clean and Green are New Zealand’s High School Athletes?”

We are currently looking for presenters for our 2015 programme, so if anyone has any youth related research they would like to present please contact our Research Manager, Ria Schroder,  to discuss – moc.l1413935937iamg@14139359371redo1413935937rhcs.1413935937air1413935937

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