NZIOB & Mates in Construction Mental Health Workshop

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NZIOB have teamed up with Mates in Construction to bring our Southern Region members a two-part (one-day) workshop aimed at construction practitioners, to assist them in working with colleagues who may be struggling with mental health. Attendance at this workshop will help to build a stronger and more resilient workforce. 

Part 1: General Awareness Training (GAT) is the first part of the Mates in Construction programme and will teach attendees with the skills to identify and assist a colleague who might be doing it tough. The GAT session takes one-hour to complete.

Part 2: A step up from the General Awareness Training, the Connector Training is a four-hour programme aiming to enhance the knowledge gained in the GAT. As a Connector, you will be trained to help keep someone in crisis safe, while at the same time possessing the tools and connections to introduce them to professional help. 

Date: Thursday, 12 November 2020
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm (includes morning tea and lunch)
Location: Ara Institute of Canterbury, Madras Street, Christchurch Central
Cost: Free for NZIOB Members, $25 +GST for Non-Members

Limited to 25 people. By registering, you are signing up for both components (one-hour GAT and four-hour Connector) of the workshop. 

This event is kindly supported by Carters. 

Find out more and register