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Working with Pasifika Youth

This is a challenging and fun topic “Working with Pasifika Youth ”. This  two hour seminar looks at various ways to understand cultural competencies when dealing with our Pasifika people  and  gain their trust and respect.  We will identify and discuss the barriers that we may experience in this process.  

Facilitated by: Mark Esekielu & Renee Haiu Thursday 24 Sept Auckland South 7pm YLM 

Mark Esekielu is YLM Manager with a  Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Post Grad Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, a Post grad Diploma in Social Work and is working on an MBA. Mark has been involved leadership programmes, strategic planning , and delivered Pasifika Cultural Competency workshops .  Renee Haitoua-Haiu is a New Zealand born Niuean/European with over 17 years’ experience in Youth Development. She is YLM Counselling Coordinator with a Diploma of Counselling, Pacific Counselling Certificate, Certificate in Domestic Violence; Family Therapy, and Supervision.