We are proud to announce that Presbyterian Support Northern has been awarded Dementia Friendly status by Alzheimers NZ.
Family Works Northern is one of the groups being supported through Good in the Hood at 5 different Z Stations. That means Family Works Northern will get a share of $4,000 from each Z Station — but how much depends on how many votes they get!
Presbyterian Support Northern is delighted to welcome Dr. Greenberg to New Zealand to assist our legal, judicial and mental health providers in pursuing best-practice approaches when working with families and children who come into contact with our courts system.
Dr Sharon Hoover is an expert in helping teachers, school counsellors and principals support students who are struggling with mental health issues. She speaks to Jim on RNZ about how best to help young people going through stress and trauma and the role which schools can play.
PSN was very glad to welcome Ms Shelith Hansbro, former Warden of The Moms and Babies Program at the Decatur Correctional Center (part of the Illinois Department of Corrections in the USA) as our distinguished speaker at the PSN Lecture Series for 2019.
Ann Jacobs, director of the Prisoner Re-entry Institute one of our speakers at the PSN Lecture Series this year talks about incarcerated parents, mothers and babies. Ann also shares her insights on the difference between men and women's needs when they're incarcerated.