Unmasking meth use amongst rangatahi at increased risk of offending

Overview

Join facilitator Pete Thorburn, Director at Meth Education and Solution Services and AOD clinician, in a session where you will focus on understanding how at-risk rangatahi are vulnerable to methamphetamine, a Class A illegal drug in Aotearoa, (Misuse of Drugs Act 1975).

Trainings provided by Pete Thorburn from Meth Education and Solution Services are DAPAANZ points approved and may qualify for recognition of professional development with other registering bodies.

Learning outcomes

  • Get insights into the susceptibility of at-risk rangatahi to methamphetamine use, stemming from mental health challenges, exposure to trauma, and neurodevelopmental difficulties  
  • Identify the underlying causes of drug use in at-risk rangatahi, facilitating the provision of targeted services that address their unmet needs  
  • Understand the importance of approaching methamphetamine use as a health issue, with a focus on effective communication and engagement rather than treating it as a criminal matter  

Confirmation of place on course

Please note that space on our courses can be limited or subject to certain criteria. You will receive a notification from Eventbrite that your registration has been received, however it is not a confirmed place until you get an email and/or calendar invite from the team at Whāraurau.

In rare cases we may not be able to give everyone who registers for the course a place and we apologise for this in advance.

Queries

Please contact neil.malonzo@auckland.ac.nz

Overview

Join facilitator Pete Thorburn, Director at Meth Education and Solution Services and AOD clinician, in a session where you will focus on understanding how at-risk rangatahi are vulnerable to methamphetamine, a Class A illegal drug in Aotearoa, (Misuse of Drugs Act 1975).

Trainings provided by Pete Thorburn from Meth Education and Solution Services are DAPAANZ points approved and may qualify for recognition of professional development with other registering bodies.

Learning outcomes

  • Get insights into the susceptibility of at-risk rangatahi to methamphetamine use, stemming from mental health challenges, exposure to trauma, and neurodevelopmental difficulties  
  • Identify the underlying causes of drug use in at-risk rangatahi, facilitating the provision of targeted services that address their unmet needs  
  • Understand the importance of approaching methamphetamine use as a health issue, with a focus on effective communication and engagement rather than treating it as a criminal matter  

Confirmation of place on course

Please note that space on our courses can be limited or subject to certain criteria. You will receive a notification from Eventbrite that your registration has been received, however it is not a confirmed place until you get an email and/or calendar invite from the team at Whāraurau.

In rare cases we may not be able to give everyone who registers for the course a place and we apologise for this in advance.

Queries

Please contact neil.malonzo@auckland.ac.nz

Overview

Join facilitator Pete Thorburn, Director at Meth Education and Solution Services and AOD clinician, in a session where you will focus on understanding how at-risk rangatahi are vulnerable to methamphetamine, a Class A illegal drug in Aotearoa, (Misuse of Drugs Act 1975).

Trainings provided by Pete Thorburn from Meth Education and Solution Services are DAPAANZ points approved and may qualify for recognition of professional development with other registering bodies.

Learning outcomes

  • Get insights into the susceptibility of at-risk rangatahi to methamphetamine use, stemming from mental health challenges, exposure to trauma, and neurodevelopmental difficulties  
  • Identify the underlying causes of drug use in at-risk rangatahi, facilitating the provision of targeted services that address their unmet needs  
  • Understand the importance of approaching methamphetamine use as a health issue, with a focus on effective communication and engagement rather than treating it as a criminal matter  

Confirmation of place on course

Please note that space on our courses can be limited or subject to certain criteria. You will receive a notification from Eventbrite that your registration has been received, however it is not a confirmed place until you get an email and/or calendar invite from the team at Whāraurau.

In rare cases we may not be able to give everyone who registers for the course a place and we apologise for this in advance.

Queries

Please contact neil.malonzo@auckland.ac.nz

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Auckland
Half day
1:00 pm
05
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Jun
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2024

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Overview

Join facilitator Pete Thorburn, Director at Meth Education and Solution Services and AOD clinician, in a session where you will focus on understanding how at-risk rangatahi are vulnerable to methamphetamine, a Class A illegal drug in Aotearoa, (Misuse of Drugs Act 1975).

Trainings provided by Pete Thorburn from Meth Education and Solution Services are DAPAANZ points approved and may qualify for recognition of professional development with other registering bodies.

Learning outcomes

  • Get insights into the susceptibility of at-risk rangatahi to methamphetamine use, stemming from mental health challenges, exposure to trauma, and neurodevelopmental difficulties  
  • Identify the underlying causes of drug use in at-risk rangatahi, facilitating the provision of targeted services that address their unmet needs  
  • Understand the importance of approaching methamphetamine use as a health issue, with a focus on effective communication and engagement rather than treating it as a criminal matter  

Confirmation of place on course

Please note that space on our courses can be limited or subject to certain criteria. You will receive a notification from Eventbrite that your registration has been received, however it is not a confirmed place until you get an email and/or calendar invite from the team at Whāraurau.

In rare cases we may not be able to give everyone who registers for the course a place and we apologise for this in advance.

Queries

Please contact neil.malonzo@auckland.ac.nz

Overview

Join facilitator Pete Thorburn, Director at Meth Education and Solution Services and AOD clinician, in a session where you will focus on understanding how at-risk rangatahi are vulnerable to methamphetamine, a Class A illegal drug in Aotearoa, (Misuse of Drugs Act 1975).

Trainings provided by Pete Thorburn from Meth Education and Solution Services are DAPAANZ points approved and may qualify for recognition of professional development with other registering bodies.

Learning outcomes

  • Get insights into the susceptibility of at-risk rangatahi to methamphetamine use, stemming from mental health challenges, exposure to trauma, and neurodevelopmental difficulties  
  • Identify the underlying causes of drug use in at-risk rangatahi, facilitating the provision of targeted services that address their unmet needs  
  • Understand the importance of approaching methamphetamine use as a health issue, with a focus on effective communication and engagement rather than treating it as a criminal matter  

Confirmation of place on course

Please note that space on our courses can be limited or subject to certain criteria. You will receive a notification from Eventbrite that your registration has been received, however it is not a confirmed place until you get an email and/or calendar invite from the team at Whāraurau.

In rare cases we may not be able to give everyone who registers for the course a place and we apologise for this in advance.

Queries

Please contact neil.malonzo@auckland.ac.nz

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Frequently asked questions

The event or training is face-to-face however the location has yet to be confirmed.

As we like to get things in people’s diaries early, we sometimes open up registrations prior to confirming the exact physical location.  As soon as it is confirmed we’ll let everyone know.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

What happens if I can’t finish the online course / module in one go?

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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