1 October on Zoom: Ethical and relational considerations in online/electronic communication with clients

Presenter: Dr Elizabeth du Preez

This interactive workshop will focus on how to maintain professional and therapeutic boundaries while navigating digital spaces and electronic communication with clients. Upwards of 90% of New Zealanders have mobile phones and devices and the delivery of telehealth has seen an exponential increase in 2020. The workshop will cover therapeutic and relational considerations in telehealth work, the best practice guidelines for telehealth psychology and practical strategies to ensure the security and confidentiality of electronic health information
REGISTER HERE: https://www.psychology.org.nz/events/nzpss-events#cid=884&wid=301  


6 October  on Zoom: Short Lunchtime Online Training Course in Mindful Self-Compassion (SC-MSC) (over 6 weeks)

Presenter: Dr Anna Friis

Every Tuesday the training runs from 1.00pm to 2.15pm starting on Tuesday 6 October and finishing on Tuesday 10 November.

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Articulate the basic theoretical underpinnings and research findings related to self-compassion

Develop and apply self-compassion practices to motivate themselves with encouragement rather than self-criticism

Develop the capacity to contend with challenges and difficulties through awareness of self-kindness, common humanity and mindfulness.

Apply core self-compassion practices into daily life
REGISTER HERE: https://www.psychology.org.nz/events/nzpss-events#cid=884&wid=301


6 October  on Zoom: Introduction to the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics

Presenter: Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D.

This Webinar will provide an overview of key principles of neurodevelopment, review key functions of the brain, and outline the hierarchy of brain development. From there, Dr. Perry will describe how the NMT approach can help professionals determine the strengths and vulnerabilities of a child and create an individualized intervention, enrichment, and educational plan matched to his/her unique needs.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.psychology.org.nz/events/nzpss-events#cid=884&wid=301


10 November  on Zoom: Updates from the eating disorders field

Presenter: Dr Marion Roberts

This talk will assume general working knowledge of eating disorder presentations. It will focus on updates in the eating disorder field including new diagnostic categories of DSM 5, and treatment efficacy across the diagnostic spectrum.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.psychology.org.nz/events/nzpss-events#cid=884&wid=301