External Events

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2020 Professional Development Events

5-Day Wellington Symposium – Facilitated by an international expert on male trauma and sexual abuse recovery: Rick Goodwin – Clinical Services Director of ‘Men and Healing’, Ottawa, Canada.
Date: 10-14 February 2020
Venue: Victoria University Wellington

NH-CBT (Nocebo Hypothesis CBT) for Functional Neurological Symptoms

Presenter: Dr Matt Richardson was trained in the UK, and came to New Zealand 11 years ago. He developed NH-CBT at the ISIS Centre (for neurorehabilitation) in Dunedin, and now predominantly spends his working life running a randomized controlled trial into its effectiveness.
Date: Monday 24 February 2020
Venue: Christchurch Community House (Christchurch)

Working with the impact of Developmental Trauma on Sexuality and Intimacy

STNZ invites you to a one day workshop by Dr Aline Zoldbrod
Date: Tuesday 10th March 2020
Venue: Sorrento in the Park (Auckland)

Professional and Clinical Supervision Training

Led by Michelle Bihary – this popular 2-day training program, which includes a 12 month embedding program, provides participants with a solid theoretical basis and a rich set of practical frameworks to guide supervision practice.
Date: 19-20th March, 2020
Location: Christchurch

Leadership Development To Successfully Lead Yourself and Others

Led by Michelle Bihary – this 2-day workshop provides detailed knowledge and practical skills in building positive leadership of self and others, as well as the relationship between leadership, workplace culture and achieving effective performance.
Date: 23-24th March, 2020
Location: Christchurch

BrainWorking Recursive Therapy® Level 1 Training

This 2-day training will equip participants with the necessary skills to use it immediately with clients. Common presenting problems addressed include anxiety (social, generalised,
exam), phobias, depressive symptoms, grief, trauma,anger/aggression, relationship problems.
Date: 23-24 March 2020
Venue: Jet Park Hotel – Auckland Airport, Mangere, Auckland

NZCCP 31st National Conference

Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 March, 2020, Chateau on the Park, Christchurch. Click here for the programme.

Family Based Treatment (FBT) for Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa

Presented by Prof. James Lock, MD, PhD and Kellie Lavender, NZEDC (Please see other workshop available on http://www.nzeatingdisordersclinic.co.nz/consultation)
Date: 30 & 31 March 2020
Location: Auckland (Registration Form)

Mindful/Somatic Approaches to Working with Acute and Development Trauma

Teacher: Dr Paris Williams, Clinical Psychologist, trained in the US, teaching/practicing in NZ for 7 years. Has extensive experience in trauma, psychosis, substance dependency, chronic pain. Author of acclaimed book, Rethinking Madness.
Venue: The Quaker Centre, 217 Ferry Road, Christchurch
Course Structure: 2 x 5-day Modules; 30 March-3 April; 4-8 May (Mon-Fri; 9:30am-4:30pm all days)

NVC For Therapists (Nonviolent Communication)

Join Counselor, Mediator & NVC Trainer Toni McErlane for a fun, inclusive and resourcing 2 days workshop (www.RestorativeRelationships.co.nz)
Date: 3 & 4 April 2020
Location: Tauranga

The 8th International Gambling Conference 2020, He haerenga – A journey from harm to wellbeing.

This well-established biennial event is one of the leading international conferences on harmful gambling attracting delegates from New Zealand and around the world.
Date: 24 – 26 June 2020
Venue: Auckland

2020 Trauma Education presented by Leah Giarratano

  1. Clinical skills for treating posttraumatic stress disorder: Day 1-2
    Dates: 28 – 29 May 2020, Auckland CBD
    See flyer for  Australian dates
  2. Clinical Skills for Treating Complex Traumatisation: Day 3-4
    Dates: 25-26 June 2020, Auckland CBD
    See flyer for Australian dates

The Snow White Model: Working with complex and developmental trauma

Presented by Naomi Halpern, CQSW, Grad Cert Human Rights, Delphi Training and Consulting, Australia
12- 13 June 2020: Wellington | 17-18 June: Christchurch | 22 – 23 June: Auckland