Training and Events

Building Wellness Taranaki host, promote and facilitate training and events to better the wellbeing outcomes in our region and the construction sector. See below for upcoming training and events.

Buddy Workshop

Level One

The focus of this workshop is to equip buddies with the knowledge and skills to support mental health within the workplace. Level 1 of the workshops aims to provide buddies with increased knowledge of depression and anxiety, tips for starting conversations about help-seeking and mental health, and education on suicide prevention.  

Level 2 and 3 of the workshops take a deeper look into mental health, covering topics such as substance abuse, supporting workers who are suicidal, anger, self-care, and practical skills for starting conversations about mental health within the work environment.  

Level 1, 2, and 3 are generally delivered 6-months apart 

Date: TBC for early 2022

Session: 8:00 to 11:00 am

Venue: NPDC, 84 Liardet Street, New Plymouth

Cost: Free

Limited to 20 persons

Wellbeing Leadership 

Level One

The focus of the workshop is to equip leaders and supervisors with the knowledge and skills to support mental health within the workplace. The knowledge and skills learnt within the workshops are transferable to different work environments. Areas covered within level 1 of the workshop include: depression, anxiety, substance abuse, supporting workers who are suicidal, and practical skills for starting conversations about mental health within work meetings. Level 1 of the workshop also provides leaders with the knowledge and tools to identify, talk to, and support workers who are struggling with mental health.  

Date: TBC for early 2022

Session: 8:00 to 11:00 am

Venue: NPDC, 84 Liardet Street, New Plymouth

Cost: $150 each

Limited to 20 persons

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