Apply Māori principles and practice within early and brief interventions for mental health and addictions (Micro-credential)

Te Rau Ora Limited

Subject area

Community Health


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Entry requirements

This micro-credential will be open entry pending the following requirement:
- Applicants will be required to be working (either employed or voluntary) within a health or social service organisation within New Zealand under the supervision of a registered health professional; or a placement student applying practice within such an organisation.

Learners will enrol with Te Rau Matatau which is the education division of Te Rau Ora and will be required to comply with all Te Rau Matatau enrolment policies and procedures.

Enrolment will be subject to the requirements for ākonga included in Te Rau Matatau policies and procedures.

Any other additional information for learners will be published on the Te Rau Matatau website.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this micro-credential is to provide an opportunity for health and social service practitioners working with tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction to:
- Commit to the application of mātauranga Māori approaches within mental health and addictions settings.
- Explore and apply approaches, frameworks and models from Te Ao Māori to the processes involved in early intervention for mental health and addictions; and screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) frameworks within mental health and addictions.
- Explore a career in kaupapa Māori health including mental health and addictions.
- Strengthen the knowledge and skills of existing health practitioners working within Māori community mental health and addictions settings.

Scholarship information

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Contact details

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Phone: (04) 473 9591
Fax: (04) 473 9573

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