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

 

Wellington

Helping to empower Survivors... 

An interactive seminar facilitated by Louise Nicholas. Supporting breaking the silence around sexual violence and ensuring survivors' voices are heard.

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


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Christchurch

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.

Date:  10 May 2017
Time:  12.30pm - 3.30pm
 

To be held at the Mental Health Education & Resource Centre, 116 Marshland Road, Shirley, Christchurch

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Christchurch

Talking about loss and grief with young people

A workshop about the nature of teen grief, how to talk with teens in situations of loss, trauma and grief, and ways to offer support and empower them.This workshop will be facilitated by Tricia Hendry.

Date:  15 May 2017
Time 1.30pm - 4.30pm
  To be held at the Mental Health Education & Resource Centre, 116 Marshaldn Road, Shirley, Christchurch


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Christchurch

How to support people facing grief loss and trauma

A workshop about ways to effectively support adults who are experiencing grief, loss and trauma - whatever the cause.This workshop will be facilitated by Tricia Hendry. 

Date: 16 May 2017
Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm
  To be held at the Mental Health Education & Resource Centre, 116 Marshland Road, Shirley, Christchurch


Download and complete a registration form

Wellington

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!

please contact pd@skylight.org.nz.

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