Māori suicide prevention research, policy & practice, University of Otago, Wellington


Māori suicide prevention research, policy & practice. Ngā āhuatanga rangahau, kaupapa here, whakatutuki mahi, e pā ana ki te whakakore i te mate whakamomori a te Māori

Home Departments Public Health Summer School (This summer school programme will be filmed and the film will be made available as an accessible resource for all registered participants.)

This course presents for 'discussion', current evidence in Māori suicide prevention research, policy and practice. You will gain an in-depth and up to date understanding of developments in Māori suicide prevention research, policy and practice. This course is skills based and action oriented and speakers are nationally recognised leaders in suicide prevention and mental health.

Monday 24 February 2020

Topics covered:
Māori suicide in context including the known determinants of suicide and suicide prevention
Imperatives for suicide prevention through research, policy and practice
Learning from those with lived experience

Style of course:
The course combines keynote speakers in the three key areas of research, policy and practice; innovative responses featured as case studies with opportunities for dialogue between the teachers and participants and sharing of key discussion points.

Who should attend?
Those working in suicide prevention, seeking qualifications; researchers, practitioners including clinicians, counsellors and therapists working with Māori; policy analysts and suicide prevention services as well as community advocates are particularly welcome. There will be space held for whānau with lived experiences to attend.

Counselling will be available alongside suicide prevention information and resources.

Event Dates: 
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 08:00 to 17:00