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Midland Perinatal and Infant Workshop - Lakes Area
The Midland Mental Health and Addiction Regional Network are undertaking projects to improve access to service for mothers and infants who experience mental illness during the perinatal period. The Network has already completed the first phase of the project which focused on specialist secondary mental health and addiction services; please click here for a copy of the report.
This workshop is for maternity service providers in primary care and includes primary maternal mental health as well as maternity professionals. It aims to:
- Improve knowledge of what services are available in Lakes
- Improve the referral process to/from mental health services
- Gather information to inform the work being undertaken on a local pathway for primary maternal mental health services (using Map of Medicine)
Working4Youth is an online resource providing notices, current events, projects, research & publications and networking for those working with and for young people in the Bay of Plenty.
Rotorua Careers Expo
Start Date: Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
Finish Date: Thursday, May 15th, 2014
Venue Energy Event Centre, Rotorua
Cost Free entry
Contact Lynn Gillespie
This is your best opportunity to find out what skills are required now, and in the future to have a thriving business or career. Talk directly with leading local businesses and training providers.
Start Date: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
Time1.00 - 2.30 pm
Audience: All those who work with or for young people in Rotorua
Venue: Te Maioha o Parekarangi Youth Justice Residence
Contactworking4youth "at" gmail.com
The Working4Youth Roundtable is a regular forum for Rotorua's youth sector, for all those who work with and for young people.
Come to the Roundtable for opportunities to share information about what is happening in the sector, develop and strengthen relationships, and identify opportunities for shared projects on local issues that impact on young people.
Literacy Tutors Available
Literacy Rotorua has tutors available to assist adults improve their literacy including reading, writing, spelling and maths. If you have any clients to refer, we are based in Community House and can be contacted on 07 3502286 or text 021 2043904. There is no cost for this service.
Community Development Scheme Projects Announced: Includes Rotorua Community Youth Centre project
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has announced support for eight new community development projects around the country through the Community Development Scheme, including a project at the Rotorua Community Youth Centre that aims to connect young people with older members of the community, to encourage learning by younger people and help older people remain connected and engaged with the community.
Grandparents raising Grandchildren Parenting Course
Build a great family and have fun on the way! If you, or someone you know, would benefit from this free course please contact: Dee Horne, Rotorua "at" theparentingplace.com; 0276130967 or 07 345 5447
Student Seeking Volunteer Opportunity
A student from the Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership at Waiariki Institute of Technology is looking for an opportunity to volunteer with young people over summer. Please contact Nimfa at 021 121 5733.
Vodafone Opportunity for Young Maori graduates
Vodafone is looking for Maori graduates with an interest in technology, particularly wahine Maori. They don't need to have a technology orientated degree but need to be prepared to work within Networks, IT or Enterprise Services area. This doesn't necessarily mean working as an engineer and it could be in project management, business analysis etc. Graduates in business, marketing, science and engineering would fit in particularly well but HR is open to talking to anyone who is interested. Click here for more.
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