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Peer-led Paradigm Shift Seminar - International Peer Leaders


Wed 22 Nov 2017, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: University of Otago - Wellington Campus, 23a Mein St, Newtown, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

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International peer leaders discuss outcomes-focused responses to mental distress

PeerZone invites you to hear peer leaders from the USA, Australia, and New Zealand talk about peer-led and humane alternatives to standard service delivery.

This seminar will be of interest to people with mental distress as well as those who deliver services and support in the mental health sector, social development, education, primary health, and justice.

Speakers include:

Steven Morgan, USA on Intentional Peer Support.
Flick Grey, Australia on Open Dialogue.
Jenny Speed, Australia on Emotional CPR
Mary O'Hagan, New Zealand on PeerZone.
Adrienne Giacon, New Zealand on Hearing Voices Network Aotearoa NZ.
Allister Bush and Wiremu NiaNia, New Zealand on Collaborative and Indigenous mental health therapy

The afternoon workshops include (amongst others TBC):

To see an atom - ecology and psychosis by Steven Morgan
Peer support in the hearing voices network - Adrienne Giacon and Dennis Duerr
A mental wellbeing manifesto for the 21st century - Mary O'Hagan
E-CPR - Jenny Speed
Collaborative and indigenous mental health therapy - Allister Bush and Wiremu NiaNia
Peer support for people on supported living payment - Lisa Archibald and Davede Titi

Cost: $150 per participant

For those in financial hardship who wish to attend, please email to discuss options.

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