Youth Worker Training

For the Central North Island

The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is a government agency that serves and connects people, communities and government to build safe and prosperous communities. Their investment is in the Youth Worker Training Scheme, which is provided to see the training and development of Youth Workers in the Central North Island (CNI). Through this partnership and delivery of this service by WACT the outcome is a level of improved competence and professionalism in youth work practice.

Training Schedule

proudly sponsored by dia as part of the youth worker training scheme
All Workshops are FREE to youth workers

*Workshops will only commence at Alert Level 2 or below. If there is a shift to a higher alert level we will host ALL workshops via zoom.

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Youth Work Code of Ethics

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Oct 20, 2021

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When: 20th October 2021, 8am - 11am
Duration: 3 hours
Where: Lower Cosy Club Lounge
10 Miriama Street, Taumarunui 3920
About: The Code of Ethics for Youth Work in Aotearoa New Zealand is designed for youth workers but is relevant to all individuals working with young people and provides guidance to keep workers and the young people they work with safe.

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Micro Counselling

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Oct 20, 2021

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When: 20th October 2021, 11am - 2pm
Duration: 3 hours
Where: Lower Cosy Club Lounge
10 Miriama Street, Taumarunui 3920
About: This workshop aims to increase your knowledge on you how to engage with and facilitate healing through micro counselling strategies and approaches

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Motivational Training (Goal Setting)

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Oct 20, 2021

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When: 20th October 2021, 2pm - 4pm
Duration: 2 hours
Where: Lower Cosy Club Lounge
10 Miriama Street, Taumarunui 3920
About: This workshop aims to increase your knowledge on the following:
• SMART goal setting
• Support measures to contribute to building motivation. Discussions with the young person about future, encouraging to take responsibility and act upon aspirations.

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Rainbow Youth

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Oct 21, 2021

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When: 21st October 2021, 10am - 1pm
Duration: 3 hours
Where: Lower Cosy Club Lounge
10 Miriama Street, Taumarunui 3920
About: This workshop focuses on how to work with youth who have diverse sexual preferences and how to acknowledge and celebrate these differences. You will learn how to:
• Work effectively with youth of various sexual preferences
• Knowing how to connect and relate
• Understanding the variations of youth diversity and responding effectively
• How to support whānau of youth who are ‘different’

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Drug & Alcohol

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Oct 21, 2021

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When: 21st October 2021, 2pm - 5pm
Duration: 3 hours
Where: Lower Cosy Club Lounge
10 Miriama Street, Taumarunui 3920
About: This workshops aims to provide your clarity on the following:
• How to notice the signs of youth on drugs?
• How to respond to rather than isolate the youth?
• What are the type of drugs out there now?
• How do we support whānau whose young person is on drugs?
• How do we keep ourselves safe?

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Accommodation

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About: Accommodation is available for up to 25 people at the Hikumutu Lodge. Please note you will need to bring your own bedding. This is an old army barracks that has a kitchen, hot shower as well as many recreation facilities. If you want to secure this accommodation, use the same link above and select accommodation options.
People who are travelling the furthest will be given priority if the accommodation reaches full capacity

Where: Hikumutu Lodge - Taumaranui
About: Accommodation is available for up to 25 people at the Hikumutu Lodge. Please note you will need to bring your own bedding. This is an old army barracks that has a kitchen, hot shower as well as many recreation facilities. If you want to secure this accommodation, use the same link down below and select accommodation options.
People who are travelling the furthest will be given priority if the accommodation reaches full capacity

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