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The Collaborative Trust Update: May 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, Training, seminar, mental wellbeing, workshop, parenting, young people

Introducing Tammy Andrew

Welcome to Tammy Andrew who started with us this week as our new Training Manager. Tammy has come full circle with us as she was the Youth Representative on the founding board of The Collaborative Trust. Tammy will be focusing her time further developing our training programme and supporting and growing the training team.

Tammy would love to hear any feedback or ideas that you have about our training, or any training needs that your organisation has. She can be contacted at tammy[at]collaborative.org.nz.

Dr Sue Bagshaw receives the Braveheart Christchurch award

Last week Sue Bagshaw was given the Braveheart Christchurch award. This was to recognise her dedication to volunteering and for the work she has put in to creating a suitable environment for young people to seek help.

How do you Start a Conversation with your Child about the Media?

The New Zealand Film Commission have put together a very useful Parents Guide which will help you to understand New Zealand's classification system,and will help you make decisions about the films and games you and your family watch and play. This guide contains the following:

Research Reflection: Young People and Volunteering - Louise Tapper

I have been doing some research lately to help out a young person who is setting up a social enterprise. He is looking at ways of supporting small businesses to develop employee volunteering schemes. His aim is to match the businesses with not-for-profits so that a more personal, on-going connection is established between the employees and the community organisation. The greater, ideological aim is to revolutionise the social impact that businesses might make in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Read more of Louise Tapper's reflection on young people and volunteering.

Upcoming Christchurch Workshops

Understanding Eating Disorders: Thursday 24th May

Is being obese an eating disorder, a hormonal problem, an addiction to food or a result of rampant consumerism? What are the different sorts of eating disorders and their causes - from anorexia, bulimia to self harm and body image issues? How do you screen for eating disorders?

Join Dr Sue Bagshaw at this workshop where we will discuss these questions and more.

Trauma Informed Care: Thursday 14th June

Many people talk about trauma informed care, but what does 'Trauma Informed Care' actually mean? What creates trauma in people’s lives? What is the ACE study? How do people behave when they have been harmed? Does it make a difference as to what kind of harm they have been through or how old they were?

Helping Young People Understand and Manage Anxiety: Thursday 28th June

Day time and evening workshops are available.

Anxiety is a significant illness that is often minimized and under recognised. Unmanaged or untreated anxiety often leads to truancy and poor academic outcomes. The workshop will cover:

  • What is the difference between feeling anxious and having anxiety?
  • What happens in the brain of someone with anxiety?
  • A detailed explanation of the Fight, Flight, Faint and Freeze response.
  • The link between aggression and anxiety.
  • How does anxiety affect school attendance and performance?
  • How to support someone with anxiety and how to find help for them.

Community News

Otautahi Christchurch Post Budget Breakfast: Friday 18th May

Christchurch CPAG and Villa Maria Girls College will jointly host this year's Post-Budget Breakfast and provide a child-focused analysis and commentary of the year's budget. The aim is to provide an accessible and affordable avenue for the community to come together and hear about how the budget affects children and young people.

Parenting Teenagers: Thursday 24th May

Join this talk by Dr Sue Bagshaw as part of the NZ Psychological Society's 50th Jubilee.

Strings Attached: A young persons guide to healthy relationships

The Christchurch Youth Council will be holding this workshop for youth on Tuesday 29th May - supported by The Collaborative Trust.

Sex and Consequences: A New Zealand Update

Come along to this sexual health seminar on Tuesday 6th June.


Be sure to keep up to date with What's On on the Collaborative website.

Contact The Collaborative Trust for more information (info[at]collaborative.org.nz).

The Collaborative Trust
PO Box 2986
Christchurch 8041

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