Skate into Skills - Christchurch - Monday 30 November 2020

If you would like to be added to a waiting list for this event, please email Liz Barker: [email protected]



Werry Workforce Whāraurau invites you to register to attend Skate into Skills: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Skills Workshop

in Christchurch on Monday 30 November 2020, 9:00am - 4:00pm



Cognitive Behaviour Therapy skills for people who work with tamariki and rangatahi in
Youth Forensic or Justice settings in Aotearoa/New Zealand

There may be space available for people from other services, please register and we will contact you.

CBT is an evidence-based therapeutic approach focusing on thoughts, emotions and behaviours to address mental health issues. Traditionally CBT training has been adult focused. Here is an opportunity to learn CBT skills for working with tamariki and rangatahi in the Aotearoa/New Zealand context.

This workshop will cover:

  • Theory and model of CBT as it applies to tamariki and rangatahi in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • Developmental considerations when using CBT with tamariki and rangatahi
  • Creative CBT strategies for working with tamariki and rangatahi, particularly as they apply to depression, anxiety and anger

Key Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop you will:

  • Understand key theoretical principles of CBT as they apply to tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau/families in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • Practise using CBT skills with tamariki and rangatahi who present with anxiety and depression
  • Design your own unique CBT strategies for working with tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau/families

Numbers are limited to 30 attendees per session. Early registration is recommended. 

We will close registrations once the sessions reach capacity and venue information will be sent to the approved attendees.



Register for alternate dates/locations here:

Date Location Link to register
Monday 30 November 2020 Christchurch 
Tuesday 1 December 2020 Wellington
Tuesday 8 December 2020 Auckland 


For enquiries about these events, please contact Liz Barker: [email protected]


Monday 30 November 2020
Venue information will be sent to attendees once registration closes.