Investing in the future
Free Workshop for Professionals, May 27th 2015
Held at the Red Cross Rooms, Redwood Street, Blenheim.
The presenters on the day where:
Staff from Witherlea House, Dr Brenda Brand, Psychiatrist and Judy Goodill needs assessment Nurse.
Sue Young Mid Wife gave an informative presentation on the Mid Wife’s process for identifying PND.
Marion Rowe gave a heart felt presentation of her story and how PND impacts on families.
“Moving towards wellbeing” was presented by Rozanna McDonald, counsellor and Sylvia Barrett, Case Manager Witherlea House, both facilitators of the PND Therapy Group.
Tatiana Ceban, counsellor, has presented the topic “Preventing postnatal depression” based on her work experience and theoretical frameworks that she works from.
All together we worked on possibilities to build a community network of professionals involved in perinatal field and to help mothers and babies in the future.
The workshop was attended by 28 members of various agencies including, RNZAF, Te Piki Oranga, Supporting Families, St Marks AOD, NMDHB, Practice Nurse, Mid Wifes, Gateway Housing, Child Youth & Family, Child Care Centres, Presbyterian Support, Te Ara Mahi, Bread of Life, Open Home Foundation and student Nurses.
Feed back was positive, every one enjoyed the presentations and asked that we provide more workshops in the future.
And yes, we are going to do that!
Heart felt thank you to Sylvia Barrett, Tatiana Ceban, Samantha Holmes, Reawyn Lamond and Rozanna McDonald - the organising team. Also The PND Trust would like to thank those who presented on the day, with out them the work shop would not have been possible.
Your feedback will be very much appreciated
"Today has increased my awareness of the services available to Mum's with PND Trust. And refreshed my passion to help Mum's who are going through trough this".
"Well presented by all the speakers, informative. Gave me a better understanding of what PND entails. Good interactive groups."
"Very grateful for free training in such an important area / topic."
“Always great to have real stories.”
"Very grateful to have free training in such an important area/topic.”
“Great day, well looked after, good to hear and meet others.”