KaRangaTahi | Youth lived experience workforce development

Overview

This online course was designed by young people with lived experience for young people with lived experience, working in youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles in the mental health and addictions sector.  

During this course, you will learn about youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles, how to apply lived experience when working with young people, and services and practical tips on working in this space.

Learning outcomes

Module 1: Introduction to the youth lived experience workforce

  • Understand what a youth peer support worker and youth consumer advisor does
  • Understand where youth peer support workers and youth consumer advisors work

Module 2: Applying lived experience to a role

  • Understand how to apply your own lived experience of mental health and/or addiction to a lived experience role.

Module 3: Working effectively with young people

  • Understand the skills and attitudes useful in the role of a youth peer support worker
  • Understand how to communicate effectively with young people

Module 4: Working in a service

  • Identify key expectations of yourself and your employer when working in a service

Module 5: Working in a multidisciplinary team

  • Understand what a multidisciplinary team does and who might be part of one
  • Understand how a youth peer support worker contributes to a multidisciplinary team
  • Identify strategies for navigating power imbalances, creating safe spaces and developing relationships

Module 6: Supervision and ethics

  • Understand the purpose of supervision
  • Identify useful boundaries to maintain as a youth peer support worker or youth consumer advisor

Module 7: Addressing inequity in the mental health sector

  • Identify how youth peers and youth consumer advisors can help address inequity in mental health and addiction services

Queries

If you have any concerns or issues please email coordinator@wharaurau.org.nz

Note: If you have already registered for this course then log back in here.

Overview

This online course was designed by young people with lived experience for young people with lived experience, working in youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles in the mental health and addictions sector.  

During this course, you will learn about youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles, how to apply lived experience when working with young people, and services and practical tips on working in this space.

Learning outcomes

Module 1: Introduction to the youth lived experience workforce

  • Understand what a youth peer support worker and youth consumer advisor does
  • Understand where youth peer support workers and youth consumer advisors work

Module 2: Applying lived experience to a role

  • Understand how to apply your own lived experience of mental health and/or addiction to a lived experience role.

Module 3: Working effectively with young people

  • Understand the skills and attitudes useful in the role of a youth peer support worker
  • Understand how to communicate effectively with young people

Module 4: Working in a service

  • Identify key expectations of yourself and your employer when working in a service

Module 5: Working in a multidisciplinary team

  • Understand what a multidisciplinary team does and who might be part of one
  • Understand how a youth peer support worker contributes to a multidisciplinary team
  • Identify strategies for navigating power imbalances, creating safe spaces and developing relationships

Module 6: Supervision and ethics

  • Understand the purpose of supervision
  • Identify useful boundaries to maintain as a youth peer support worker or youth consumer advisor

Module 7: Addressing inequity in the mental health sector

  • Identify how youth peers and youth consumer advisors can help address inequity in mental health and addiction services

Queries

If you have any concerns or issues please email coordinator@wharaurau.org.nz

Note: If you have already registered for this course then log back in here.

Overview

This online course was designed by young people with lived experience for young people with lived experience, working in youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles in the mental health and addictions sector.  

During this course, you will learn about youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles, how to apply lived experience when working with young people, and services and practical tips on working in this space.

Learning outcomes

Module 1: Introduction to the youth lived experience workforce

  • Understand what a youth peer support worker and youth consumer advisor does
  • Understand where youth peer support workers and youth consumer advisors work

Module 2: Applying lived experience to a role

  • Understand how to apply your own lived experience of mental health and/or addiction to a lived experience role.

Module 3: Working effectively with young people

  • Understand the skills and attitudes useful in the role of a youth peer support worker
  • Understand how to communicate effectively with young people

Module 4: Working in a service

  • Identify key expectations of yourself and your employer when working in a service

Module 5: Working in a multidisciplinary team

  • Understand what a multidisciplinary team does and who might be part of one
  • Understand how a youth peer support worker contributes to a multidisciplinary team
  • Identify strategies for navigating power imbalances, creating safe spaces and developing relationships

Module 6: Supervision and ethics

  • Understand the purpose of supervision
  • Identify useful boundaries to maintain as a youth peer support worker or youth consumer advisor

Module 7: Addressing inequity in the mental health sector

  • Identify how youth peers and youth consumer advisors can help address inequity in mental health and addiction services

Queries

If you have any concerns or issues please email coordinator@wharaurau.org.nz

Note: If you have already registered for this course then log back in here.

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Overview

This online course was designed by young people with lived experience for young people with lived experience, working in youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles in the mental health and addictions sector.  

During this course, you will learn about youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles, how to apply lived experience when working with young people, and services and practical tips on working in this space.

Learning outcomes

Module 1: Introduction to the youth lived experience workforce

  • Understand what a youth peer support worker and youth consumer advisor does
  • Understand where youth peer support workers and youth consumer advisors work

Module 2: Applying lived experience to a role

  • Understand how to apply your own lived experience of mental health and/or addiction to a lived experience role.

Module 3: Working effectively with young people

  • Understand the skills and attitudes useful in the role of a youth peer support worker
  • Understand how to communicate effectively with young people

Module 4: Working in a service

  • Identify key expectations of yourself and your employer when working in a service

Module 5: Working in a multidisciplinary team

  • Understand what a multidisciplinary team does and who might be part of one
  • Understand how a youth peer support worker contributes to a multidisciplinary team
  • Identify strategies for navigating power imbalances, creating safe spaces and developing relationships

Module 6: Supervision and ethics

  • Understand the purpose of supervision
  • Identify useful boundaries to maintain as a youth peer support worker or youth consumer advisor

Module 7: Addressing inequity in the mental health sector

  • Identify how youth peers and youth consumer advisors can help address inequity in mental health and addiction services

Queries

If you have any concerns or issues please email coordinator@wharaurau.org.nz

Note: If you have already registered for this course then log back in here.

Overview

This online course was designed by young people with lived experience for young people with lived experience, working in youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles in the mental health and addictions sector.  

During this course, you will learn about youth consumer advisor and youth peer support roles, how to apply lived experience when working with young people, and services and practical tips on working in this space.

Learning outcomes

Module 1: Introduction to the youth lived experience workforce

  • Understand what a youth peer support worker and youth consumer advisor does
  • Understand where youth peer support workers and youth consumer advisors work

Module 2: Applying lived experience to a role

  • Understand how to apply your own lived experience of mental health and/or addiction to a lived experience role.

Module 3: Working effectively with young people

  • Understand the skills and attitudes useful in the role of a youth peer support worker
  • Understand how to communicate effectively with young people

Module 4: Working in a service

  • Identify key expectations of yourself and your employer when working in a service

Module 5: Working in a multidisciplinary team

  • Understand what a multidisciplinary team does and who might be part of one
  • Understand how a youth peer support worker contributes to a multidisciplinary team
  • Identify strategies for navigating power imbalances, creating safe spaces and developing relationships

Module 6: Supervision and ethics

  • Understand the purpose of supervision
  • Identify useful boundaries to maintain as a youth peer support worker or youth consumer advisor

Module 7: Addressing inequity in the mental health sector

  • Identify how youth peers and youth consumer advisors can help address inequity in mental health and addiction services

Queries

If you have any concerns or issues please email coordinator@wharaurau.org.nz

Note: If you have already registered for this course then log back in here.

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Is there a cost to attending an event / training or to do an online course?

Whāraurau is funded by the  Government to provide training, however as we have limited funds it is important to let us know if you aren't able to attend. This also allows us to offer your place to someone else. Note: we do not cover the cost of travel or accommodation.

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Please send us an email coordinator@whāraurau.org.nz outlining what course you’re interested in and we’ll come back to you.

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We do record some of our trainings/events and if this is the case we will make this clear at the start of the session. If it has been recorded, and you wish to receive a copy please email coordinator@whāraurau.org.nz

I’ve been waitlisted for an event, so when will I find out if I’m attending or not?

We’ll let you know as soon as we can and within time for you to make travel arrangements.

Why do you require my manager’s email?

There may be times where a manager’s consent is required to attend a training, and also if you don’t turn up, we may message them to find out if you’re okay.

What if I can’t make it on the day?

There is a cost to putting on a training or event and so it’s really important we know in advance that you won’t be able to make it.It also means we can offer your place to someone else. So please email coordinator@whāraurau.org.nz.

Will I get a certificate of attendance?

We only provide a certificate of attendance /completion for some of our training courses.

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Use the ‘Register’ button on the course page that you want to attend. You will be directed to the event page on Eventbrite and click on Reserve a spot.

Are training/events repeated?

If the demand is high enough we'll consider repeating an event/training. We record training/events and a link is available on request. Email: coordinator@wharaurau.org.nz

Are training/events/online courses only for those people working in specific services/organisations?

The majority of our training/events/online courses are open to anyone working with rangatahi | young people who are experiencing mental health or addiction issues. If there is a restriction on who can attend, this will be made clear on the information we provide.

Is there a cost to attending an event/training or to do an online course?

Whāraurau is funded by the  Government to provide training, however as we have limited funds it is important to let us know if you aren't able to attend. This also allows us to offer your place to someone else. Note: we do not cover the cost of travel or accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

How do I access online modules?

Ifyou don’t have an account with Whāraurau then create one by clicking onRegister at the bottom of the home / training / event / online course page. Ifyou have an account, then click on the link to the online course you wish to doand follow the steps.

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What if I sign up but don’t complete the online course?

We know things can get busy and so if you need to take a break that’s fine. We’ll send out a reminder so you don’t forget to come back at a time that’s more convenient.

What do I do if I’ve lost my login or password to the learning management system?

Please email coordinator@wharaurau.org.nz and we’ll help get you back in.

Will I receive a completion certificate?

Yes, at the end of each online course you will receive a completion certificate.

What if I need help?

Email us on coordinator@wharaurau.org.nz outlining the problem and we’ll get back to you.

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That is fine – our online courses are meant to be self-paced, and you can complete it when you have the time.

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