Professional Development

and Training

Our workshop series provides professional development for those working in environments where they are supporting children, young people and families through challenging life events and crises.

For each workshop, the focus will be on working with/caring for children, young people, families and:

  • Interactivity
  • Tips to recognise/identify signs
  • Strategies for dealing with each issue



This workshop has been supported by and kindly funded by CERT - rescheduled date 21 June 2017

Emotional Resilience...talking about stress and anxiety

A workshop facilitated by Madeleine Taylor to support those working with children and young people and their parents or caregivers to better understand stress and anxiety management.

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Date: 21  June 2017
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm
  Venue to be confirmed


Using creativity as a Processing tool for Grief, Loss and Trauma

An interactive, hands on workshop facilitated by Artrageous

Date: 22 June 2017
Time: 9.30am - 3.30pm
Venue: Skylight Trust L3 5-7 Vivian Street Wellington

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Connecting, Communicating and Caring: supporting suicidal teens

A workshop facilitated by Chris Bowden, lecturer, School of Education Victoria University, Wellington. 

Date:  12 June 2017
Time:  9.30am - 12.30pm
Venue: Skylight Trust Level 3 5-7 Vivian Street Wellington

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Skylight professional development workshops and seminars are valuable to:

  • Caregivers
  • Counsellors
  • School staff
  • Social workers
  • Psychologists
  • Health professionals
  • Family support workers
  • Community support workers


Skylight workshops can come to your workplace or region. We have experienced facilitators available and workshops can be adapted for different age groups,

Topics include:

  • anxiety and stress
  • grief and loss - whatever the cause
  • family violence
  • resilience
  • anger
  • bullying

and many more!

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