Being in the Moment with Self and Other – Understanding of the ‘Three Principles of Mind, Thought, and Consciousness’

This presentation will introduce participants to the ‘Three Principles’ – approach which was first formulated by Sydney Banks in the late 1970’s and has since been taught by psychologists, psychiatrists, life coaches and various scholars around the world. Programs based on this approach have been rolled out in prisons, hospitals, Fortune 500 companies and many more.
Participants will learn about the history and applications of this approach and will be introduced to some of the particulars of this understanding such as the unpacking of the Three Principles themselves and the ideas of Innate Health, Psychological Innocence and Inside Out creation of experience.

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Lessons from the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry 2018

This lecture will examine the background to the 2018 inquiry, the process of hearing the voices of the people and the inquiry’s findings about the current state of mental health and addiction in New Zealand. The key recommendations of the inquiry report, He Ara Oranga, will be discussed.

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The professional use of social media by social workers in Aotearoa New Zealand: What do we think? And what do we need to know?

Thursday 30th May 2019, 12.30-1.30pm PowerPoint Video   Presenter: Deb Stanfield   Deb Stanfield is a registered social worker in Aotearoa New Zealand and member of ANZASW, currently employed as a social work educator and supervisor. She recently completed a PhD in Social Work at the University of Auckland; her research was about the relationship between social workers and social […]

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Relational Practice

Tuesday 12 February 2019, 12.30-1.30pm    PowerPoint Presentation    Senses framework Mike Nolan Video  Audio Presenter: Dr Andy Phillips Dr Andy Phillips has recently been in an acting role as Te Tumuaki O Te Puni Tumatawhanui | Executive Director of Health Improvement and Equity and has been Chief Allied Health Professions Officer at Hawkes Bay District Health Board since April 2015. […]

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