IYP Marae-based Group Leader Basic Training - Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 May 2021


Werry Workforce Whāraurau invites you to register to

attend a Marae-based three-day Basic Training workshop

for delivery of the Incredible Years® Parenting Programme


Bay of Plenty

Weds 19, Thurs 20 & Fri 21 May 2021

8:30am - 4:30pm

Facilitators: Lisa Herewini & Jens Andersen


This workshop is intended for professionals who will be delivering the Incredible Years® Parenting Programme for families with children aged three to eight years (including those with significant behavioural difficulties).

Who should attend:

This training is for clinicians/therapists with a background in social work, psychology, counselling, nursing, teaching, occupational therapy, family therapy, or child and adolescent psychiatry. A good understanding of parenting, child development, and knowledge of group work processes will maximise this training experience.

This is an intensive, practical training workshop over three full days.  'Completion of training' certificates will be given to attendees who attend the full three days.

There is an expectation that those who attend this training continue to work towards accreditation in the programme. Information regarding accreditation is provided at the workshop.

We particularly encourage kaimahi Māori and those working with whānau Māori to apply, although all applicants will be considered.

Commitment required from practitioner:

  • Attend all three days – if you are unable to attend the full three days, please do not register.
  • Manager’s support for attendance at the full three days’ training and subsequent consultation days and fidelity workshops.
  • Agreement to ongoing communication with Werry Workforce Whāraurau on your accreditation pathway plan, support opportunities and progression.
  • Ongoing co-delivery of the IY Parenting Programme with another IY-trained practitioner from your organisation.

Training enables Group Leaders to deliver:

  • The Incredible Years® Toddler Programme (1 – 3 years).
  • The Incredible Years® Pre-School Programme (3 - 6 years).
  • Note: An additional Update Day is required to deliver the School Age Programme (specifically focused for the older age group, 9 - 12 years) and the Baby Programme (0 - 12 months). This three-day training is a prerequisite for attending all Update Days.

Group Leader manuals and resources are not provided at the three-day training. Additional books and programme materials such as leader manuals, DVDs, parent handouts, etc. can be purchased directly from the Incredible Years® USA website.

Registration of interest closes:  Wednesday 21 April 2021 or earlier if capacity has been reached.

Please note that you are registering your interest for this event. Places are limited and will be allocated after discussion with MOE as part of the selection process. Confirmation of training places will be confirmed via email after the closing date. If restrictions on gatherings are reintroduced we will notify you.

Cost: There is no charge for this workshop. Light refreshments will be served. Vegetarian options will be available.

Venue: To be confirmed after registration closes

More information about Basic Trainings can be found below:

Incredible Years® NZ website

Incredible Years® USA website

For enquiries about this event, please contact Priscilla Cameron


Please read our policy on use of personal information

Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 May 2021
Venue information will be sent to attendees once registration closes.
Bay of Plenty
Phone number: 
09 923 4360