Northland Regional Forum ICAHMS | AOD | NGO

Our free event in Whangarei for Primary Care, NGOs and new ICAMH/AOD practitioners, to provide an introduction to Child Mental Health.



One of a number of sector-wide forums provided by Werry Workforce this year, don't miss out on hearing valuable insights on Child Mental Health.


We'll discuss brain and skill development, impacts of anxiety, trauma and helping children to build resilience.


We'll also review how to engage with children and whanāu, followed by informative talks on Autism Spectrum, Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity and disruptive behaviour.


Following this training, you can complete our online assessment for a Certificate of Accreditation

There is no cost for attendance. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided. To view the flyer click here. 


Dr Carin Conaghan

Dr Conaghan is a Consultant Child Psychiatrist, and Senior Clinician at Canterbury District Health Board in Christchurch. She has provided professional development opportunities and presentations to clinicians and others on mental health concerns affecting children.



Stacey Porter

Stacey descends from Ngai Takoto, Ngāti Kahu and Ngāpuhi, and Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Maru. She has extensive experience in Māori mental health and communities, and provides guidance to many organisations to engage family and whanāu effectively.


A full agenda and details on presentations will be sent once all presenters are confirmed.



Our event will be on the top floor of Northland District Health Board's (DHB) Community Mental Health Kamo building.

Please approach reception for directions upon arrival.


Address and map:

Top Floor, Northland DHB, Community Mental Health Kamo

5 Three Mile Bush Road, Kamo, Whangarei

Google Map of 5 Three Mile Bush Road, Kamo, Whangarei



































For queries regarding this forum contact


Friday 23rd March 2018
Venue information will be provided once registrations have closed
Phone number: 
09 923 1267
There is no cost to attend this Forum. Refreshments will be served and vegetarian options will be available.

To be confirmed

Who Should Attend: 

This is an event for Primary Care, NGO's and new practitioners to ICAMH/AOD


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