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Blueprint Leadership Programme Scholarships | Apply by 13 January 2014

Service User Scholarships still available…is one of them for you?

There are two Service User Fees Scholarships remaining for the 2014 Blueprint Leadership Programme. The closing date for these scholarships has been extended until January 13th, 2014.

These scholarships are for people with lived experience who are working in a named service user role.

For more information about the programme, or for an application form go to Blueprint Leadership Programme | Blueprint.

Alternatively you can contact Sonja Goldsack on Sonja.goldsack@blueprint.co.nz   or Ph: 021830061  to discuss an application.

MH101 for Muslim People Cancelled – For Now

The Muslim-specific MH101 workshop being held at the end of next week in Auckland have been cancelled due to low registrations, and will hopefully be rescheduled should sufficient interest to fill a workshop arise.

Blueprint are still strongly committed to holding a workshop for the Muslim community and if you feel that you could support them in any way to distribute the information next time, please let them know and they will send the flyer to you for distribution. It would also be good for them to know of any Muslims groups you are part of who might be interested in this information.

Contact Sonja Goldsack
Business Innovation Lead

Blueprint NZ Ltd  |  NZQA Registered and Accredited  |  ISO 9001
0800 4 blueprint |  blueprint.co.nz  |  mh101.co.nz


Apply Now: NZQA Cert in MH Support Work

Calling all mental health support workers!

Are you wondering how to get more confidence and competence in your role as a Support Worker?  Your qualification for success begins with Blueprint on 9th February 2012. The National Certificate in Mental Health Support Work is for people who are already employed as a support worker or who are able to find a work placement of at least 20 hours for the course.

Blueprint’s 2012 National Certificate in Mental Health (Mental Health Support Work), level 4, has five modules, and each is made up of NZQA approved unit standards.

To learn more about Blueprint’s National Certificate in Mental Health (Mental Health Support Work), call one of our friendly staff on 0800 4 BLUEPRINT or check out the Blueprint website.

If you are ready to apply, email Athena Reynolds for a 2012 application pack: Athena.Reynolds@blueprint.co.nz 

The modules cover:

Module One – Personal development

In this module the key aspect is reflective practice and includes exploring communication skills, values, beliefs and attitudes and how they impact on the job you do. Through supervision and self-awareness you’ll gain new insights and practical skills to help enhance your everyday interactions.

Module Two – Relationship building

Support networks are vital for those recovering from mental illness. You’ll gain an understanding of establishing and maintaining supportive relationships with consumers/tangata whai ora and families/whanau; including identifying boundaries and exploring the inherent power imbalance whilst working cross culturally with diverse communities.

Module Three – Holistic models of wellness

You’ll learn about models of wellness and the importance of these in the recovery of consumers/tangata whai ora. This module is based on the holistic needs of consumers/tangata whai ora and integrates the principles of recovery and a wide range of therapies that may aid their journey to recovery.

Module Four – Professional development

You’ll learn about your role and responsibilities as a support worker. This module will help you gain an understanding of what other professional support services and people are available and how can you link in with these essential services to provide the support consumer/tangata whai ora need.

Module Five – Making it real

This is your opportunity to consolidate and reflect on the knowledge and skills you’ve gained throughout the year and demonstrate this in the workplace.