The Pōwhiri, Pūrakau and Motivational Interviewing with Youth: Module 2

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


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The use of storytelling and Motivational Interviewing

The Pōwhiri, Pūrakau and Motivational Interviewing with Youth, Emerging Adults and Adults:

Paddling and Flying to New Horizons

Kia Ngātahi te waihoe
Ka huri te kei o te waka Whatiwhati ngaru
Haere ki tua, papapounamu te moana E topa, e rere ki te paerangi

Paddle as one
Turn the bow of the canoe
Cut through the waves
Go beyond to where the waters are flat, that you may fly to the horizon

Trainer: Tipene Pickett, P Grad Cert Health Sciences,. BA Pych & Anthro. MINT Trainer, New Zealand

Module 2
Exploration of The art of listening to understand  rather than solve.
The skill of Focusing a conversation for change.
Using your Expertise as a Professional whilst maintaining the client as the Expert.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, goal-oriented technique designed to strengthen a clients personal motivation for, and commitment to, a specific goal, by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion.

This workshop has a strong Maori kaupapa and will be delivered in English. Any Te Reo used in the workshop will be translated.

4 modules, 4 hours each.
Delegates can choose to attend all 4 modules, or individual modules.
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Module 1: 26 January 2021
Module 2: 2 February 2021
Module 3: 9 February 2021
Module 4: 16 February 2021

Who should attend?

This workshop is specifically designed to support those working with youth, emerging adults and adults who are experiencing issues related to alcohol and drug use and maladaptive behaviours associated with this (i.e. violence, unsafe sex, truancy, relationship problems etc.).
This includes social workers  (from a variety of work settings i.e.Oranga Tamariki), mainstream mental health & alcohol and drug practitioners, school counsellors, mental health practitioners/nurses, community and care workers.
Maori specific health providers/alcohol and drug/mental health services, Maori youth development organisations, specialist youth and Maori focused teams within district health boards. As well as psychiatrists, psychologists that have a youth and emerging adult focus