Mental health

Resources for health practitioners working in refugee mental health.

Te Pou o Te Whakaaro Nui

Te Pou is New Zealand’s National Centre of Mental Health Research, Information and Workforce Development.

Te Pou has produced a suite of guides that intend to better inform staff working therapeutically with specific population groups about the processes of engagement and therapies that are particularly effective. Each guide provides an overview of key mental health and addiction issues facing these populations, the principles for engagement that practitioners can employ to strengthen the therapeutic relationship, the talking therapies that have proven effective with these groups and how therapy might be adapted to meet their specific needs.

Published guides include:

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