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The Collaborative Trust 9th Annual National Hui 

Wellbeing Matters

On 27th and 28th April 2017 The Collaborative Trust for Research and Training in Youth Health and Development partnering with the Society of Youth Health Professionals Aotearoa New Zealand (SYHPANZ) held our 9th Annual Hui in Christchurch. This consisted of two interactive and inspirational days focussed on building knowledge and skills for youth wellbeing, core to the work of ALL professionals working with young people – connecting wellbeing in school, whānau and community. Thanks to all of you who attended and made our Hui great.

Presentations from the Hui are now available for you to view.

Brief Presentations Streams 1-4. Click here

  • Collaborating to Support Young People and their Parents  :  Anna Mowat and Emily Arps – All Right?What does a Health Promoting School look like?  :  Tim Weir – Community and Public Health, CDHB
  • Sparklers Resources  :  Paula Partington, Michelle Cole and Kay Wolland – School Based Mental Health Team
  • Why the Arts Matter in Youth Wellbeing, and what Should we be Doing About it?  :  Kim Morton – Otautahi Creative Spaces
  • Big Changes in Small Communities; Making Changes for Diverse Youth via Collaboration  :  Heather Perry, Family Planning
  • Evaluating the Implementation of Positive Youth Development in 24/7 Youthwork  :  Myron Friesen, University of Canterbury
  • Looking Towards a Proactive opt-out Contraception Education Program Directed at Adolescents Prior to Their Sexual Debut  :  Rebecca Duncan and Helen Paterson, University of Otago, Dunecin School of Medicine
Brief Presentations Streams 5 - 7. Click here 
  • U Report – A Youth Voice for Change : Dr Prudence Stone – UNICEF NZ
  • The “Alphabet Children”: Supporting Multiple-Exceptional Learners : Louise Tapper – giftEDnz The Professionel Association for Gifted Education
  • Sexuality Education for All : Leigh Montford – The Collaborative Trust
  • The New Ministry Oranga Tamariki : Char Pouaka and Maureen Turnock – Child, Youth and Family
  • Young Mother in the Canterbury District Health Board : Neroli Nicholson – Canterbury District Health Board
  • Storytelling for Wellbeing : Sharon Moreham – The Story Collective
  • BodySafe – Educating Our Young People on Sexual Violence Prevention : Debbi Tohill – Rape Prevention Education




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