Engage Aotearoa

Tag Archives: Young People

Psychosis: latest articles on Taylor & Francis Online

The following are some highlights from the latest Taylor and Francis “Psychosis” online releases.

Overcoming distressing voices
Katherine Berry

Understanding the development of narrative insight in early psychosis: A qualitative approach
Eric Macnaughton, Sam Sheps, Jim Frankish & Dave Irwin

Is the content of persecutory delusions relevant to self-esteem?
Johanna Sundag, Tania M. Lincoln, Maike M. Hartmann & Steffen Moritz

Childhood sexual abuse moderates the relationship of self-reflectivity with increased emotional distress in schizophrenia
Bethany L. Leonhardt, Jay A. Hamm, Elizabeth A. Belanger & Paul H. Lysaker

Opinion piece: “Hearing the voices of young people!” Do we require more personal accounts from young people who have psychotic-like experiences?
Patrick Welsh & Roz Oates

For the Psychosis list of issues click here.

Generation Next – Mental Health and Wellbeing Seminar

Generation Next is a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of young people and their communities.

They run a series of annual seminars in Australia and NZ. They aim to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to help young people achieve and maintain their emotional, social, mental, and physical wellbeing.

The Mental Health & Wellbeing of Young People, being held in Auckland on Friday 1 August 2014 will feature local and international experts in child mental health and wellbeing, showcasing the latest updates on key health, social, and educational issues.

Download 2014 Brochure here.

Youth Week: 17-25 May 2014

Youth Week is about recognising the amazing contributions and achievements of young people in New Zealand.  The week inspires us to value, support, and affirm the diversity of young people in our society. Ultimately we want Aotearoa/ New Zealand to be a country where young people are vibrant and optimistic through being supported and encouraged to take up challenges. The theme for youth week 2014 is ‘Be the Change’.

Youth Week is organised by Ara Taiohi, which is the peak body for the youth sector, created by New Zealand Aotearoa Adolescent Health and Development (NZAAHD) and the National Youth Workers Network Aotearoa (NYWNA).

http://arataiohi.org.nz/YouthWeek

Enrolments Open for Toi Ora’s Express Yourself Creative Youth Wellbeing Projects

It’s almost term 4 and recruitment time again for Toi Ora’s Express Yourself Creative Youth Wellbeing projects.

WHAT: An inspirational mix of spoken word, visual arts and music

FOR: 14-16 year olds

VENUE: Glen Innes Family Centre, 122 Elstree Ave, Glen Innes.

WHEN: Thursdays 24 Oct – 18 Dec (9 weeks)

TIME: 3.30- 6pm (3.30 chat and catch up, workshop starts 4pm)

Don’t know Express Yourself yet? Express Yourself is a FREE multi-media arts experience for young people facing challenges in their lives. This exciting and innovative project helps participants to develop new interests and skills, grow in confidence and motivation, strengthen relationships and connections with peers and community, and … well express themself!

Check it out on youtube 

Please take time to pass on this valuable opportunity to colleagues/ services/ young people who would benefit. Fliers, enrolment forms and information sheets are attached.

Transport is not provided so please ensure that registered participants have the necessary support to attend projects.

NB. Toi Ora also has projects in Mt Roskill (age 14-16) and Grey Lynn (17-24).

For further enquires please contact

Amber Walls
Express Yourself Programme Manager
Toi Ora Live Art Trust
6 Putiki St. Grey Lynn. Auckland.
Ph. 3604171 0220 709186
www.toiora.org.nz

Niu Nesia Speaks: Spoken Word Workshops to Explore Identity with Young People

  • Are you of mixed Pacific heritage, born in Aotearoa & aged 16-24 years old?
  • Interested in exploring the story of your identity through spoken word poetry?

You are invited to an info evening for a  FREE 8 week Spoken Word Poetry programme as part of Grace Taylor’s Masters research project. Email grace.teuila@gmail.com

SpokenWordGraceTaylor

Enrolments open for Village Sports Academy’s 2013 Youth Guarantee programme

Talofa People,

Do you know anyone that fits the following criteria:

  • 16 -17 yrs of age (we accept 15 yr olds who have an early excemption)
  • Can attend an interview with Youth Guarantee Staff
  • Is a New Zealand Citizen
  • Has No qualifications
  • Is Interested in Sport and
  • Are committed to completing the programme, then this is for them!!!!

Village Sports Academy are currently enrolling for the Youth Guarantee programme for 2013. If you know someone, or know someone who knows someone, can you please forward this email to them.

The programme is Level 2 Sport health and Fitness and Employment Skills. This is a 36 week programme which is run at the Old Suburbs Rugby club on Racecourse Parade.

What is on offer?

  • Education and qualifications
  • Uniforms
  • Camp
  • Breakfast
  • Off sites e.g sports trips, trainings with professional teams and this is all FREE!!!!!
  • Breakfast

Contact

Ken Fale

Youth Guarantee Sports Tutor

Village Sports Aacademy

Ken.Fale@twoa.ac.nz

Family Works North Shore Offer Safe Space for Youth affected by Violence or Abuse

Counselling Service for Children and Young People

FamilyWorks North Shore has a qualified and trained team who are able to offer a safe space for children and young people who have been affected by abuse, including those who have witnessed family violence. The team can travel across the North Shore and are available from Monday to Friday. Please call Tania on 4482633 for further details or to request a brochure.