Online: Common Mental Health Disorders: An Overview

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Date(s) - 02/02/2021
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


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Develop your knowledge about the experience of common mental health disorders, including mood disorders, Psychosis and Anxiety Disorders. Learn how to best support those with mental illness and their family/whānau.

This workshop is also available to attend in person – register here.

Overview and Learning Intentions:

  • Gain insight and increased knowledge of common mental health disorders
  • Facts vs myths
  • What are the risk factors, causes and treatment options
  • How people can live well with mental illness
  • Develop a better understanding of how you can support people with common mental health disorders

Let’s Get Real

  • Working with people experiencing mental health and addiction needs
  • Working with whānau
  • Challenging discrimination
  • Maintaining professional and personal development
Facilitated by Dr Chris Taua PhD, RN, BN, MN(Distinction), PGC(MH), CAdTch, FNZCMHN
Chris is a registered nurse by profession with a background in mental health. She has over 25 years’ experience in health/disability sectors. Her education portfolio includes mental health, disability, ethics and boundaries, communication and de-escalation, collaborative note writing, and culturally safe practice. Her PhD explored the mental health inpatient experiences of people with intellectual disability and she continues to publish on this and other topics including cultural diversity/cultural safety. She is currently Director and primary Consultant for ‘Pumahara Consultants, Personal and Professional Development Specialists’ and holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer role with The University of Queensland as well as other teaching roles with Universities around New Zealand and Australia.
$129.00 incl. GSTFor more Information>>