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Is Screentime Taking Over? Workshop

Tuesday 22nd August 2017
CCS, Christchurch

Are you worried about a young person that never seems to take their eyes off a screen? Is it affecting their social life and school work? Do you know young people who become violent when someone tries to take away their device?

Join us for a 3 hour workshop which will equip you to:

  • Understand the warning signs of problems starting to occur with screen time.
  • Understand the changes that occur in the brain as a result of too much screen time.
  • Understand how you can prevent problems.
  • Understand the challenges.
  • Discover supports that can be put in place for the family.

For more information, click here. To register click here.


Understanding Anxiety and Depression Workshop

Thursday 24th August 2017
Christchurch Bridge Club, 21 Nova Place, Christchurch

Anxiety and/or depression affects about 1 in 6 New Zealanders, they are the most common mental illnesses. This workshop will give everyone a solid understanding of mental illness based on the latest scientific evidence, presented in a way that is easy for everyone to understand.

This evidence based, best practice workshop will empower you to support a young person with a mental illness. Key learnings will include:

  • A basic understanding of mental illness
  • What is the difference between normal human emotions and mental illness
  • How to help a young person who is struggling with a mental illness
  • Where to find help and how to make sure they get there.


For more information click here, to register click here


Political Forum
12pm-2pm Friday 25th August 2017
Community Law, 198 Montreal St, Christchurch

With the upcoming General Election in September we would like to provide
representatives from the Youth Sector with an opportunity to meet with and hear from
local politicians about how their Parties will deal with issues facing today’s and
tomorrow’s young people.

Confirmed panel members are:
Duncan Webb - Labour
Eugenie Sage - Greens
Nicky Wagner - National
Olly Wilson - TOP
Paul Gilbert - ACT

Each Party will present an overview of their policies and how they will benefit young
people. There is also an opportunity for the audience to submit questions that will be asked on the day. If you would like to submit a question prior to the event, please do so when you register.

For more information click here, to register click here.

 

Queenstown and Invercargill Workshops


Queenstown - Monday 4th September
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop

Invercargill - Wednesday 6th September
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop 

Invercargill - Friday 8th September
9.30am - 12.30pm   HEEADSSS Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     De-escalation Workshop

For more information, click here. To register click here.        

 

Nelson, Blenheim and Picton Workshops


Nelson - Monday 2nd October
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop

Nelson - Tuesday 3rd October
9.30am - 3.30pm   De-escalation Workshop

Blenheim - Thursday 5th October
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop 

Picton - Friday 6th October
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop 

For more information please email info@collaborative.org.nz. To register click here


Wellington Workshops


Wednesday 18th October
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop 

Thursday 19th October
9.30am - 3.30pm   De-Escalation Workshop

For more information please email info@collaborative.org.nz

 


Greymouth and Westport Workshops


Greymouth - Monday 30th October
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop 

Greymouth - Tuesday 31st October
9.30am - 3.30pm   De-Escalation Workshop

Westport - Thursday 2nd November
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop 

Westport - Friday 3rd November
9.30am - 3.30pm   De-Escalation Workshop

For more information, click here. To register click here


Kaikoura Workshops


Monday 6th November
9.30am - 12.30pm   Understanding Mental Illness Workshop
1.30pm - 4.30pm     Understanding and Responding to Self Harm Workshop 

Tuesday 7th November
9.30am - 3.30pm   De-Escalation Workshop

For more information please email info@collaborative.org.nz

 



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