2020 Workshop Schedule

Click on workshop title for a detailed description of workshop content or on date for workshop details and online registration


Workshop Details:  

Course Minimum Number:  10        Course Maximum Numbers: 30

Places in each workshop is limited.  A waiting list will be established once the course is full.


Registration Fees

Unless specified otherwise the registration fees for a one day workshop are:                                                                                                                                                                                      

Early bird Registration:     $195 + GST   (Early bird registration usually closes four weeks before the workshop date but may vary - refer to online registration)                          Full Registration:                 $250 + GST                       

Registration fee includes Workshop Handouts, Lunch & Morning and Afternoon Teas

Registration is essential. Late registration may be possible but any specific dietary requirements cannot be guaranteed.

REGISTER ONLINE: Click on the workshop date to register online through Eventbrite. 

Online Payment is by Visa or MasterCard.


Payment by Invoice

Organisations can request to pay by invoice. At the payment method part of the registration process click on Change and select Pay By Invoice


Terms for Payment By Invoice

Payment by Invoice is only for NGOs, government departments, DHBs, PHOs, schools, tertiary organisations and registered businesses.


By selecting Pay By Invoice the organisation agrees to the following conditions:

1.  Your place in the workshop is not confirmed until payment has been received. Payment of the invoice must be made within seven days of registering to avoid having your registration cancelled. Late payment penalties apply

2.  Please IGNORE the invoice issued from Eventbrite at registration. A NZ tax compliant Tax Invoice from TMTC will be sent to you separately which will contain bank details for payment.  

3.  By registering for the workshop, you agree to the cancellation and policy. (refer below).  Organisations who cancel within seven days of the workshop and have not paid the invoice for the outstanding registration fee is stilll obligated to pay the outstanding debt.

4.  The responsibility for ensuring payment is made rests with each named individual on the account, despite whether a company, firm or business name also appears on the account. It is the individual’s responsibility to ensure their employer or company pay on their behalf if such an arrangement exists in their workplace or business.


There are a limited number of partial and full registration scholarships to attend the workshops.

Full scholarships covers all of the registration fee and are offered to whaiora / mental health consumers, carers and volunteers.

Partial scholarships of either 25% or 50% discount on the full registration fee are available for:

  • Full-time tertiary students in health, social services and disability related courses

  • Community organisations who receive little or no government funding


 Applications for scholarships close twenty working days before the workshop.  Late applications cannot be considered.


Applying for a Scholarship

To apply for a scholarship you just need to send by email a request for a scholarship providing the following information:

  1. The title, location and date of workshop you wish to attend

  2. Eligibility – state under which of the above stated categories you are eligible for a full or partial subsidy

  3. Type of scholarship being sought:  Full: 100% subsidy  or reduction of registration fee by either 25 or 50%

  4. Why you wish to attend the workshop and the context in which you work with suicidal people or those at risk of suicide

  5. A brief description of the organisation you work for or if student, what you are studying and area you hope to work in.

  6. Reasons why your attendance at the workshop would benefit you.

  7. Reasons why a scholarship or student/organisation discount is required in order for you to attend.


Applications without all the information supplied will not be considered. 

Notification of scholarship application result.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application 1 month prior to the workshop date. 

The decisions on the number of partial scholarships and the amount of discount to be offered is not made until twenty working days prior to the workshop.  Applicants will be be informed shortly afterwards and may be offered a partial scholarship amount that is less than what was originally applied. Recipients have FIVE working days to accept the scholarship offer.


Cancellation and Refund Policy

One Day Workshops

Cancellation up to seven days prior to the commencement of the workshop:  Full Refund less $30 admin fee

Cancellation within seven days prior to the commencement of the workshop:  No refund but registration can be transferred to another person

No show on the day of workshop:   No refund


Other Workshops

For other workshops refer to the cancellation information on the registration page.


TaylorMade Cancellation

TaylorMade Training and Consulting (TMTC) reserve the right to cancel the workshop if there are not the minimum number of registrations. If cancelled, participants will be offered a refund either by way of a credit to attend another TMTC workshop (within 12 months of the cancelled workshop) or full refund of their registration fee.  Refunds will made by electronic transfer into a bank account specified by the participant. TMTC accept no responsibility for any other costs incurred by participant as a result of a workshop cancellation. 

Workshop not offered in your community?

If any of the workshops listed below is not being offered in your community or you are interested in any of the workshops offered by TaylorMade Training and Consulting, contact Barry Taylor to discuss the possibility of having the training delivered in your organisation or community.  Workshops can be adapted or components of different workshops combined to develop a tailor-made training programme to meet your community or organisations training needs.

Why choose TMTC courses

There are now many training courses in the area of suicide prevention and wellbeing being offered in Aotearoa – New Zealand. So why choose to attend a TaylorMade course over the others. As a point of difference the TMTC training is pitched at a more advanced level that builds on the information covered in foundation level courses. That is not to say that people who have had no suicide prevention training would not benefit from attending a TMTC workshop.


Barry Taylor brings to all his training a wealth of knowledge and experience:

  • Headed up the first response to youth suicide in New Zealand in the late 1980’s and since then has tracked emerging themes and trends based epidemiological data and research.

  • Over thirty years experiencing of working in mental wellbeing and suicide prevention at the local, national and international levels.

  • Over thirty year experience of working with suicidal people of diverse backgrounds: culturally, sexuality and gender diverse, socio-economic.

  • Recognised leading thinker in promoting mental wellbeing and applying wellbeing principles to community and clinical settings

  • Strongly connected to the leading wellbeing and suicide prevention researchers and practitioners internationally

  • Workshop content based on latest evidence, internationally peer reviewed by leading experts in the subject matter and annually reviewed to ensure content is in line with most up to date thinking

  • Sound comprehensive content based which is evidence-based and cultural wisdom informed and aligned to the lasted best practice wisdom

  • Commitment to Treaty of Waitangi and inclusive of diverse cultural models in training.

  • Workshops are enriched with many case studies of people worked with and the clinical insights gained

  • Informed by own lived experience of depression

  • Awarded Winston Churchill Foundation to study youth suicide risk assessment at Colombia University, New York

  • Writer of the national suicide prevention guidelines in Australia

  • Sat on numerous clinical, government and international advisory committees on wellbeing and suicide.

  • Lead the review of the NZ suicide prevention guidelines in Schools in 2009 including national consultation with schools

  • Awarded the NSW Mental Health Commissioners Community Champion Award in recognition of outstanding contribution to wellbeing and  suicide prevention

  • Evaluation feedback unanimously rates the training to be of high standard, with concepts communicated in plain language and offering practical strategies that can readily be implemented.

Me mahi tahi tautou mo te oranga o te katoa   -  Working together for the wellbeing of everyone

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