Time & Location
About The Event
Wairuatanga Wananga, MELBOURNE. Friday, 20th July. 2018.
Matekite/Traditional healer and Co-author of Award winning book, Collaborative and Indigenous Mental Health Therapy - Tataihono: Stories of Maori healing in Psychiatry, Wiremu Niania discusses in depth the vital role, he believes, Wairuatanga (Spirituality) plays in recovery in this interactive workshop.
Whatever your professional focus, the wellness of Wairua (Spirit) is the key element that strengthens and enhances every area - mind, body and whanau (family) and underpins every indigenous society. Gaining a traditional healers view of Wairuatanga, the role of Mauri (life force), Tapu (sacredness), Mana (identity) and other key concepts of traditional maori world view. Learn how to assess Mauri in your practise by spending a day with Wiremu.
This wananga / workshop is designed for multiple practitioners and clinicians, for indigenous and non-indigenous mental health workers in different contexts, for clinical leaders, trainees and researchers, counsellors, church leaders and anyone concerned with the mental health and wellbeing of those in their communities.
These sessions move beyond academic information to application of traditional Maori principles. You will learn how to bring these tangible powerful concepts into your professional practice.
Optional extra - have a personal one on one session with Wiremu - cultural supervision or personal wairua session.
ALL PERSONAL SESSIONS ARE NOW SOLD OUT.
FRIDAY 20th JULY
9.00am Opening prayer / Whakatau / Waiata
9.15am Whakawhanaungatanga / Getting to know each other.
9.30am SESSION 1: What is Wairuatanga
10.30am Morning tea - provided (light refreshments)
10.45am SESSION 2: Te Ha / Mauri
12.30pm SESSION 3: Mana / Tapu
1.30pm Afternoon Tea - provided (light refreshments)
1.45pm SESSION 4: Wairuatanga in Practise
Whakawetewete / Letting go
Poroporoake / Farewell
ALL PRIVATE SESSIONS ARE NOW SOLD OUT.
Course Fee $155*
* If you would like to book a 25 minute, personal wairua session with Wiremu, please add an additional $55. The available times are listed above - sessions are booked in order of registration.
* All prices include GST
- WAIRUATANGA WANANGA MELBOURNE$155$1550$0
- Sold OutPERSONAL SESSION WITH WIREMU$55$550$0