Every Moment Counts Workshops - 2020

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Mental Health promotion, prevention and intervention throughout the day: 

A one-day conference providing foundation knowledge about ‘Every moment counts’.

Hamilton | Christchurch | Dunedin | Nelson | Auckland


Learn how to apply evidence-based mental health promotion strategies and implement activity-based programmes: practical examples, innovative strategies for building capacity of the children’s workforce.

  • Every moment counts - small moments can make big differences in how children feel and function in school.
  • Enjoyable experiences throughout the day promote feelings of emotional wellbeing.
  • Everyone can be a mental health promoter.

Who should attend: 

The children’s workforce, including: school professionals with vested interest in the mental health and wellbeing of children and youth working in diverse settings (schools, hospitals, clinics, community-based settings), e.g. special and general education teachers, RTLBs, counsellors, psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, SENCOs, teaching support staff, community youth providers, speech and language therapists, and school administrators. 

Presenter: Susan Bazyk 

PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA is Professor Emerita of the Occupational Therapy Program at Cleveland State University where she taught for 34 years. In addition to authoring the book, Mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention with children and youth: A guiding framework for occupational therapy (2011), Dr. Bazyk has authored 30 journal articles and several book chapters. She is the project director of Every Moment Counts: Promoting Mental Health Throughout the Day – a multi-pronged mental health promotion initiative originally funded by the Ohio Department of Education. 
Susan is able to travel to NZ thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship.

Workshop Dates, Locations and Registration Contact:

Location Date Registration Link/Contact Email
Hamilton Fri 24 Jan Hamilton: werryworkforce.org/emc-24Jan2020
Christchurch Mon 27 Jan [email protected] 
Dunedin Wed 29 Jan [email protected]
Nelson Fri 31 Jan Nelson: werryworkforce.org/emc-31Jan2020
Auckland Wed 5 Feb [email protected]

Supported by:

AUT, University of Canterbury, Otago Polytechnic, South Island Alliance & Werry Workforce Whāraurau

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