WHAKATANE WAIRUATANGA WANANGA
Time & Location
About The Event
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 plays in recovery in this interactive workshop.
Whatever your professional focus, the wellness of Wairua is the key element that strengthens and enhances every area - mind, body and whanau and underpins every indigenous society. Gaining a traditional healers view of Wairuatanga, the role of Mauri, Tapu Mana and other key concepts of te ao maori, and learn how to utilise Te Taha Wairua 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 te ao maori principals. You will learn how to bring these tangible powerful concepts into your professional pracitce.
TICKETS ARE LIMITED TO THIS EVENT SO MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT MISS OUT.
Optional extra - have a personal one on one session with Wiremu - cultural supervision or personal wairua session.
THURSDAY 22nd March 2018
8.30am Karakia / Mihi Whakatau / Whakawhanaungatanga
9.00am SESSION 1:
10.00am Morning tea - provided (light refreshments)
10.15am SESSION 2:
12.00pm LUNCH - Break for people to get their kai / or bring some prepared
1.00pm SESSION 3:
2.30pm Afternoon Tea - provided (light refreshments)
2.40pm SESSION 4:
3.40pm Evaluations / Poroporoaki
4.00pm Kua mutu
4.30pm Venue closes for the day
5.00pm Welcome to join us for dinner at Global Thai Restaurant for more informal conversation. (*Dinner not included in wananga price).
PRIVATE SESSIONS BEGIN - Each slot will be filled in the order they are registered. Times may be rearranged for people who are travelling. - PRIVATE SESSIONS ARE NOW SOLD OUT
FRIDAY 23rd March 2018
IF THERE ARE MORE SESSIONS REQUIRED, THEY WILL BE ON FRIDAY MORNING, 25 minute sessions starting at 8.00am - ALL SESSIONS ARE NOW SOLD OUT.
Course Fee $150* Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a tax invoice.
* If you would like to book a 25 minute, personal wairua session with Wiremu, please add an additional $50 and state your preferred session time and alternative session time (from the times above). We endeavour to arrange a time that is suitable for you. We will contact you to confirm times.
* All prices include GST
Wiremu Niania Cultural Therapy
- WHAKATANE WAIRUATANGA WANANGA$150$1500$0
- PRIVATE WAIRUA SESSION$50$500$0