Presenter: Gae Neill (LLB, ATCL)
Compassion fatigue has been described as the ‘cost of caring’ for others. It is an occupational hazard, which means that almost everyone who empathises with their patients or clients will eventually develop it to some degree. This workshop explores compassion fatigue, its impacts, and better strategies to manage it so that you can be most resilient in your work.
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Gae Neill been a long-time member of Skylight’s Training Faculty, specialising in workshops on change, loss, grief and resilience. She is a member of Skylight’s advisory board for the Travellers programme, which supports young people to navigate difficult life challenges. A former specialist family lawyer, she also works extensively with Youthline Wellington, having set up their Community Ongoing Education Programme. She has run workshops for youth in mainstream and alternative education and provided support for school counsellors working with young people at the coal face.
Managing Stress and Anxiety
Presenter: Dr. Chris Taua (PhD, BN, PGCHlthSc (MH), MN(Distinction), CertAT, FNZCMHN)
Positive and negative stress is a constant in our lives. Feeling anxious about one thing or another is also an everyday part of most people’s life. However, when things get out of control, we become over stressed which can then lead into more serious mental health issues such as anxiety. This workshop will provide the skills to understand how stress impacts on wellbeing and the strategies to support those who are experiencing extreme stress and anxiety.
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At the end of this workshop, participants will:
Presenter: Sally Forman
Do you want to deepen your natural capacity to connect with ease and confidence with your audience? Want to know you can relate authentically in your personal and professional relationships?
Relational Presence is our natural capacity to be in connection with one person at a time, from the inside out. It is a powerful foundation for both personal and professional authentic communication and presentation. Relational Presence is a tool for improved relationship and team communication, self-authority, impactful leadership and effective listening. It helps you to move away from relating through 'performance' to creating real connection that creates a meaningful impact, whoever your audience is. Relational Presence is like a muscle, it gets stronger with practise. A monthly speaking circle is a safe and supportive space to explore and deepen your experience of Relational Presence.
In a Monthly Speaking Circle: Relational Presence Training you will practise: