To find out more about this programme for bereaved children (aged 6-9 yrs old) email [email protected] 

Matika provides an opportunity for tamariki who have experienced the death of someone close to them, to connect with others in their own age group, who are experiencing a similar loss. The programme will be held in Wellington.

Waves Facilitator Training 

Dr Chris Bowden has now updated the Waves programme content. This refreshed version of the Waves programme aims to build upon what has already been established by Dr Bowden and offer the facilitators across Aotearoa a kete full of resources - making Waves a living programme that can be adaptable to different communities. 

Waves aims to confront and challenge maladaptive coping, build safety and strong relationships, teach good coping skills, and highlight the trauma of suicide.

If you are interested in attending a Facilitator training opportunities view the upcoming training dates.

Travellers Training

Travellers is an in-school, eight week programme funded by the Ministry of Health. The programme teaches young people skills to cope with change, loss, and transition. Upcoming training for Travellers trainers:

For further information or to register your interest please contact us 

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