Mental health

CEP 2: Ethnicity and Culture

This course is part of the Introduction to Co-existing Problems (CEP) in Youth series. Culture is a broad term that encompasses a range of domains including ethnicity, age, gender, sexuality, disability and political orientation. Cultural diversity is one of the underpinnings of community development and is a key part of achieving a more satisfactory intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual existence. 

 In this module you will learn that:

CEP 5: Understanding Motivation

This course is part of the Introduction to Co-existing Problems (CEP) in Youth series. An understanding of motivation enhances work with all young people in a range of health services. It is essential when working with CEP and in particular with addiction issues. In this module you will learn about the practical application of these concepts in youth.

Foundations in ICAMH 5: Werry Certification Quiz

For those who have completed the Foundations in Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 4 course series and who wish to gain Werry Centre Accreditation, please take this short 30 minute end-of-course assessment.

Foundations in ICAMH 4: Supporting the Wellbeing of Infants, Children and Youth

This course provides an overview of how to support infant, child and youth mental health issues and enhance wellbeing.

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Foundations in ICAMH 3: Youth Mental Health

This course is part of the series: Foundations of infant, child,youth and family / whānau mental health and AOD.

Foundations in ICAMH 2: Child Mental Health

This course is part of the series: Foundations of infant, child, youth and family/whānau mental health and A0D.

In this online course you will get an overview of the theoretical concepts of infant, child and youth social, cognitive and emotional development, including attachment. It also provides an overview of the factors impacting on childhood development and outlines common childhood and young person mental health, and alcohol and other drug (AOD) concerns. It provides practical tips for working with infants, children, young people and whānau.

Foundations in ICAMH 1: Infant Mental Health

The course is aimed at workers in primary level, NGO and ICAMHS services to develop the skills and knowledge on infant, child and young person mental health and AOD concerns. It is designed to assist clinicians to meet the primary and core levels of Real Skills Plus Competency.

E-therapy for youth depression

SPARX is a unique, award-winning self help initiative that helps young people learn skills to deal with feeling down, depressed or stressed.  The effectiveness of SPARX has been proven to be as good as standard care in a randomised control trial undertaken by the University of Auckla

An Introduction to HEEADSSS Assessment

Kia Ora and Welcome to this online Introduction to the HEEADSSS (Home, Education, Eating, Activities, Drugs and Alcohol, Suicide and Depression, Sexuality and Safety) Assessment. This material is specifically designed to introduce you to the Youth Health and Development context and the HEEADSSS Assessment Framework. 

Insomnia: diagnosis & treatment

Insomnia affects up to 40% of the general practice population and is one of the most frequent complaints in primary care. It is defined as a report of sleep initiation or maintenance problems despite adequate circumstance and opportunity to sleep, which impacts on daytime functioning.


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