Wānanga and Training Courses
Te Rau Ora facilitates, develops and delivers wānanga, cultural competency and training programmes and practice development options for health and disability workforces to address Māori inequalities and enhance health outcomes.
Two key goals include :
- Increasing the capacity of Māori health and disability workforces
- Enhancing health and disability sectors to ensure culturally safe and responsive environments for Māori
Māori Leadership Wānanga
Māori Leadership Wānanga provide Māori key building blocks to establish a foundation for leadership. The program is delivered in five wānanga, based in Māori cultural paradigms and utilises Māori derived beliefs, values and practice.
Tania Tito Edge and Kerri Butler are the key contacts for this training.
For further information, contact Tania.Tito-Edge@terauora.com
He Puna Whakaata
He Puna Whakaata is a Kaupapa Māori based program for frontline professionals that blends Māori preferences and models of practice and wellbeing into a therapeutic approach. Whakataukī based cards are part of the training which introduce participants to their use in both an individual and group setting.
Dr Andre MacLachlan and Hera Kinred are the key contacts for this training.
For further information, contact Sarah.Kinred@terauora.com
Mana Enhancing & Mana Protecting Practice
Mana Enhancing and Mana Protecting Practice is training that has supported the addiction sector with the introduction to ‘mana’ in the implementation of the Substance Addiction Compulsory Assessment Treatment Act (2017). It involves the validation of integrated cultural and clinical practice with an emphasis on whānau centered practice.
Terry Huriwai is the key contact for this training.
For further information, contact Terry.Huriwai@terauora.com
Manaaki Tangata is a one day wānanga for frontline workforces employed in primary care settings, non-government organisations, Hauora providers, Marae, Māori community networks. It covers knowledge and skills from a Māori worldview within a framework of ‘early intervention’ focused on preventing crises such as self-harm and suicide through utilising practices that promote oranga (wellbeing) to whānau.
Tio Sewell and Regan Balzer are the key contacts for this training.
For further information, contact Regan.Balzer@terauora.com
Tiakina Te Āhuru Mōwai
Tiakina Te Āhuru Mōwai wānanga are focused on developing reflective frontline practitioners who will place Wahine and their whānau at the centre of their practice. This training incorporates solutions to working with women and their whānau who experience family violence, are at potential risk of emotional distress and suicidal risk. There are two types of training, one an intensive two-day training for frontline staff about the Te Āhuru Mōwai model of practice. The second is a half-day training for executive staff to provide an overview of the model and discuss how they can empower their staff to utilise the framework.
The program is delivered by Wahine Māori.
For further information, please contact Tio.Sewell@terauora.com
Huarahi Whakatu is the only New Zealand Nursing Council accredited Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP) specifically tailored by and for Māori Registered Nurses. It provides a dual competency based program with clinical and cultural competencies. Supported through an eportfolio facility, Māori Registered Nurses are able to complete a professional portfolio and be assessed by Māori Registered Nurses.
Hui Maumahara are a series of hui focused on developing reflective frontline practitioners on Māori frameworks and models in the mental health and addiction sector. Wananga are planned across the year and based on Māori health leaders and their frameworks.
Terri Cassidy is the key contact for Hui Maumahara.
For further information, contact Terri.Cassidy@terauora.com
Māori Suicide Prevention & Postvention Wananga
Te Au provide a range of suicide prevention and postvention wananga that are centred on Māori, informed by matauranga Māori. mental health, addiction and healing experiences.
Tio Sewell is the key contact for this training.
For further information, contact Tio.Sewell@terauora.com
Kaitiaki Ahurea is a Health Promotion training course to assist workforces to enhance their engagement and outcomes with Māori Communities.
Valerie Williams is the key contact for Kaitiaki Ahurea.
For further information, contact Valerie.Williams@terauora.com