Citizen Advocacy Auckland Inc
A resource building programme to reduce stress and build resilience.
For families and whanau of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder
begins Saturday July 24th 2021 (3 sessions)
The programme, adapted from Gabrielle Young’s Thrive, is based on the latest research from the following fields:
• Wellbeing Science • Positive Psychology • Neuroscience
• Psychology of Change • Mindfulness • Compassion Science
The programme caters for people at all different stages of their wellbeing journey and lives. The aim is to inform participants about how they are wired and what actions they can take to maximise wellbeing regardless of life circumstances. Participants will learn a wide variety of practices they can incorporate in their daily lives depending on what they feel drawn to and find the most useful.
Facilitators: Gabrielle Young and Jules Garland
Gabrielle Young has been facilitating groups and working with organisations, teams and individuals for over 25 years. In the last 5 years she has developed and run resilience and wellbeing programmes for organisations. She is passionate about walking the talk and has re-orientated her life to ensure that she manages her own wellbeing effectively including being in nature, connecting more with others and doing life enhancing work.
Jules Garland works in the disability field and has a son with ASD in his early twenties. She has direct experience of the pressures that can lead to feeling stressed when parenting a son or daughter with a disability. She has a public health and health promotion background and qualifications, has studied Positive Psychology and is a trained teacher of Mindful Self Compassion. She has been thrilled to see the positive impact of her own wellbeing journey on her son.
This is a FREE programme. The personal benefits are enormous. We ask that you commit to attending all three sessions.
3 Session Programme:
Saturday July 24th 9.30–4.30pm
in person - 497 Remuera Rd
Choose either -
Monday 2nd August 6-8.30pm
Saturday 7th August 2-5pm
in person - 497 Remuera Rd
Choose either –
Wednesday 25 August 6-8.30pm
Saturday 28th August 2-4.30 pm
To register and for more information:
|027 625 7994|
With thanks to Te Pou for funding
Developing advocacy skills to implement the UNCRPD one person at a time
This training is for whanau and staff of disabled people and for people working in advocacy roles in disability services. Relevant articles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will be used as a bridge to the practical application of advocacy.
Friday, September 13th, 2019. 9.30 am till 5 pm Mercy Spirituality Centre, 104 The Drive, Epsom
Lunch will be provided. Cost-free of charge thanks to funding from Te Pou
Places are limited. Registration essential.
Sunday 27 November 2016