Choice and Partnership Approach National Forum

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Wed, 18 October 2023 - 10:00 am
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  • Are you looking to develop tamariki and whānau centred services that are accessible and offer choices? 

  • Do you want to build community partnerships so you can offer more service options to tamariki and whānau? 

If you answered yes and are from tamariki mental health services – then join us at the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA) National Forum on Wednesday 18 October in Wellington. 

The theme for the day will be exploring tools to enhance collaborative service relationships across communities to support CAPA service provisions. 

The full agenda will be confirmed closer to the date. 

Presenters include: 

•    Dr Ann York - Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and co-founder of CAPA
•    Dr Sharon Clark - Clinical Psychologist – IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia 
•    John Zonnevylle – Manatū Haurora 
•    Youth Advisory Team – Whāraurau 
•    Cultural Advisory Team – Whāraurau
•    Clarissa Ventress - Operations manager – Te Whatu Ora, MHAIDS Wellington Region. 

This CAPA Forum is a joint initiative between Whāraurau and MHAIDS (Mental Health, Addiction & Intellectual Disability Service) Wellington. 

Venue: This is an in-person event in Wellington, venue details sent upon confirmation. If your availability changes, let us know so we can offer your place to another delegate and also cater correctly.

For queries about this event please contact:   
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Ann York

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and co-Founder of CAPA

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John Zonnevylle

Chief Clinical Advisor (Acting) 

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Andy Cox

Social Worker for the Mental Health and Addictions program at IWK Health

Andy Cox is a social worker for the Mental Health and Addictions program at IWK Health Centre in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Dr. Sharon Clark

Registered Psychologist and Advanced Practice Leader- CAPA


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