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Brainbeing : Why knowing about brain development supports young people's wellbeing

Brainbeing : Why knowing about brain development supports young people's wellbeing

15 Feb 20229:30 - 12:30

Online Workshop, New Zealand

It wasn’t that long ago that many assumed that the majority of brain development occurs during infancy and early childhood, and that an adolescent brain was basically ‘mature’.

Managing Change : What makes it stressful and how best to support young people through it.

Managing Change : What makes it stressful and how best to support young people through it.

24 Feb 20229:30 - 11:30

Online Workshop, New Zealand

The brain loves to know what is happening next, and even better- how is it all likely to turn out. So it’s not surprising that change is inherently stressful as these two ingredients are missing.

Social Media : Understanding how it is affecting Young People

Social Media : Understanding how it is affecting Young People

8 Mar 20229:30 - 11:30

Online Workshop, New Zealand

With the onset of social media and the ability to search and spread and create information very easily, this workshop aims to provide a basic overview of the critical skills and techniques needed for the flood of information available to us on so many different platforms.

HEADSS : Part 1

HEADSS : Part 1

11 Mar 20229:30 - 16:00

Online Workshop, New Zealand

The brains of young people are mysterious - how do you know what is going on? Have you had that feeling I want to help these young people but they are so exasperating!

The Reality and Impact of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The Reality and Impact of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

17 Mar 20229:30 - 12:30

Online Workshop

This workshop will give you the opportunity to learn more about how alcohol impacts the brain of the unborn child and gain understanding of the many faces and many realities of FASD.

GREYMOUTH : Understanding Trauma and De-escalation : The Latest Research and Techniques

GREYMOUTH : Understanding Trauma and De-escalation : The Latest Research and Techniques

28 Mar 20229:00 - 15:00

St John Greymouth, 112 Water Walk Road, Blaketown, Greymouth, New Zealand

In the last two years New Zealand has seen a staggering increase in violence and aggression in schools, both primary and secondary, as well as a two or three fold increase in domestic violence. This practical workshop will look at what is behind this behaviour.

GREYMOUTH : Understanding Self Harm and Preventing Suicide

GREYMOUTH : Understanding Self Harm and Preventing Suicide

29 Mar 20229:00 - 15:00

St John Greymouth, 112 Water Walk Road, Blaketown, Greymouth, New Zealand

Self-harm and suicide are major issues amongst young people. Both issues need to be taken extremely seriously. There are a lot of myths about both topics that prevent a lot of people from getting the help they need.

WESTPORT : Understanding Trauma and De-escalation : The Latest Research and Techniques

WESTPORT : Understanding Trauma and De-escalation : The Latest Research and Techniques

30 Mar 20229:00 - 15:00

Buller REAP, 111 Palmerston Street, Westport, New Zealand

In the last two years New Zealand has seen a staggering increase in violence and aggression in schools, both primary and secondary, as well as a two or three fold increase in domestic violence. This practical workshop will look at what is behind this behaviour.

Rainbow Awareness

Rainbow Awareness

1 Apr 20229:30 - 12:30

Online Workshop, New Zealand

How gender is expressed and experienced has changed significantly in the last five years. How we are able to respond to these changes has a direct impact on our ability to support our young people and those who work with them. Currently our gender diverse communities are facing barriers in the areas of education, income, health and well-being.

HEADSS : Part 2

HEADSS : Part 2

13 May 20229:30 - 16:00

Online Workshop, New Zealand

So you collect all of the information, now what?

Let's ACE this!

Let's ACE this!

10 Jun 20229:30 - 12:30

Online Workshop, New Zealand

Working Well with Young People who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experience