Returning to Work Safely Through Level 2

We are now in COVID-19 Level 2. We know that many of you will be returning to face-to-face services if not today, then Monday. Whatever tools you will be using to help you at work or home, this space will be used to provide you with up-to-date information to support your practice. COVID-19 Reources: Maintaining Safety from Distress - Working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic ABACUS Counselling Training & Supervision Ltd - Download The reason Zoom calls drain your energy By Manyu Jiang - Download ‘FACE COVID’ How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis by Dr Russ Harris, author of...

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Videos for gambling blocker reviews

The team at Salvation Army Oasis have been busy developing an online gambling blocker fact sheet and video reviews of each tool with pro’s and con’s for your information. Here are a range of options to help limit your online gambling. Some tools can also be used to block access to other harmful websites. "Taking a break" from gambling is a great way to consider its impact on your life. Watch full playlist here . Download: Online Gambling Blocker Tools Fact Sheet April20.pdf Download: Excluding yourself from gambling venues - Info Sheet May 2020.pdf Oasis reviews Gamban online gambling blocker...

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Gayl Humphrey, co-lead of the Health Informatics and Technology Programme at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland

This month, we talk to Gayl Humphrey, co-lead of the Health Informatics and Technology Programme at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland. Gayl is currently working on the Manaaki App, a new mHealth cognitive behavioural therapy app for people experiencing gambling harms or problems. Ko Ben Nevis ko Ngongotaha te maunga Ko Tower Burn ko Utuhina te awa Ko Whitclife te waka Ko Pākehā et Scottish te iwi Ko Dunfermline te marae Ko Gayl tōku ingoa Gayl spent a lot of her teenage years growing up in Rotorua with her brothers. It was a great place to grow up,...

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Welcome note from Maria

This has been an unprecedented time in our history as a nation, and one that has affected all of our services across all sectors, and all service provision in particular. My thoughts at the moment are firmly placed on those of our workforce that are on the front lines of helping whānau and our communities through gambling addiction, and the family members that are exposed to the stress that new behaviours may bring about - in this escalated time of anxiety. Nga manaakitanga ki a koutou katoa, kia kaha, kia maia, kia manawanui, manawaroa. As the new National Coordinator for Prevention and...

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