This two day workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and the practice of promoting mental wellbeing. Drawing on over thirty years of working in mental wellbeing, Barry will give give a critical analysis of the determinants of mental wellbeing. He will share his learnings from designingand implementing programmes including the pitfalls and solutions to the common problems in implementing such programmes. He will also present his proven collaborative partnerships model which has been now applied in numerous settings and populations.

Topics covered:
-Theoretical foundations of mental wellbeing
-Social and cultural determinants of mental wellbeing
-Ecological model of wellbeing - the role of place and environment
-Mental wellbeing and climate change
-Mental wellbeing indicators and outcomes
-Population vs settings approaches to mental wellbeing
-Mental wellbeing programme design, implementation and evaluation
-Overview of Mental Wellbeing Impact Assessment Tool
-Collaborative partnerships for wellbeing - whole of community approach
-Application of mental wellbeing principles to broader

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Mercure Wellington Abel Tasman, 169 Willis Street
Wellington Central


11 - 12 September, 2019
9.00am - 4.30pm

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