North Shore Times : January 25th 2011
16 NORTH SHORE TIMES, JANUARY 25, 2011 Enjoy a Rewarding Career Grow your business with professional development courses, PORSE Educator Training programmes and full support from your area team. Ph 478 0196 www.PORSE.co.nz International Qualifcations available www.collegeofcamille.co.nz Enrol now for January F iry Godmothe rsInc Now at a warm, nurturing home near you. www.fgi.co.nz 0800 FAIRIES (324 7437) Are you a care educator whos feeling undervalued? Forget the rest, come join the best! Home Based Care & Education for 0-5 yrs Quality care 20 hours free for 3&4yearolds Competitive Rates 2876970AE PROUDLY SPONSORED BY AUCKLAND CITY COUNCIL Mairangi Arts Centre 20 Hastings Rd, Mairangi Bay Office Hours: 9.30am--4pm Mon-Sat PO Box 65-121, Mairangi Bay 0754 Ph. 478 2237 • www.mairangiarts.co.nz email@example.com Exciting Art Classes Enrolling Now!!! View: www.mairangiarts.co.nz Online Booking Available Acrylic, oil, watercolour painting, • drawing skills, glass, clay, photography All levels, beginners to advanced • Daytime, evenings, weekends • Children/Teen's afterschool/Saturday • classes: painting, drawing, clay, photography 3073647AN New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Choose a new career in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine! Bachelor of Health Sciences: BHSc (Chinese Medicine) 4 years BHSc (Acupuncture) 3 years BHSc (Chinese Herbal Medicine) 3 years At the New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Auckland (Greenlane) or Christchurch • Internationally recognised • Supportive learning community • Complete clinical training • NZQA approved & accredited • Student loans and allowances • School leaver welcome! Ph 09 580 2376 or visit www.chinesemedicine.ac.nz or 321 Great South Road, Greenlane Check it all out at our next free WELLNESS DAY: Saturday 29th January 1.00 - 4.30 pm (Ring and book for a free acupuncture treatment) Enrolment has begun for Feb 2011 Places are filling 3389859AA Learn to be a counsellor Study with HD&T Institute For twenty one years, Human Development and Training Institute has been offering quality counsellor training and people skills training. HD&TI's Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy is NZQA level 6 accredited and NZAC approved. Our Diploma programme is 4 years part time. In addition to our diploma programme, we offer a range of certificate programmes, providing an opportunity to develop more specific skills and knowledge in areas of grief, trauma, supervision, family therapy, groupwork, and transactional analysis. IT'S EASY TO APPLY Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Toll Free: 0800 432 638 Phone: 09 522 8003 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTE OF NEW ZEALAND Tel: 522 6745 130 Remuera Rd, Auckland email@example.com www.hdandtinstitute.co.nz focus on education Job Training, University Options, Skills Courses, Early Childhood Education & more Advertising Feature Your fairy godmother Fairy Godmothers: Provide home-based care that helps children thrive. In most fairy tales, a fairy godmother has magical powers and acts as a mentor to a child. The same can be said about the care educators who work for Fairy Godmothers Inc, the home-based childcare organisation covering Waiwera down to the Harbour Bridge. Fairy Godmothers Inc began in July 2006 and has built a good reputation in the area. It provides quality home-based care services complementary to family life and is licensed by the Ministry of Education. Director Berneece Tait has many years experience working in childcare and social work. FGI s goal is to create harmonious, stress-free homes where children can thrive. The organisation started in Berneece s liv- ing room when teachers and care educators got together and figured that between them they had the skills to run an organisation that supported local families and children, with no big overheads. For children the care educator is part of the extended family. It s like going to Aunty s for the day, says Berneece. And we only contract women we d leave our own children with. Their fees are very reasonable and Berneece offers clear, practical advice about WINZ subsidies and government grants which can be complicated for parents. The ECE 20 free hours for three and four year olds really are free and if you have a low income nine free hours may be available to you. We go further than childcare, we can offer full family support, she says. It s important to identify and help struggling families early on. Children in FGI care enjoy a warm, inti- mate home environment where their routines and personal needs dictate the daily pro- gramme. Research shows that home-based care is preferable for babies so healthy attachments are formed with one other caregiver. An educational programme is planned for each child in response to their interests and capabilities with outcomes recorded in learn- ing journals. Lead teachers have fortnightly contact with care educators to ensure high standards of care and good teaching practices are maintained. FGI also offers an in-home parenting ser- vice to make parenting more peaceful and rewarding. For more information contact Fairy Godmothers Inc phone (09) 424-8868 or 0800 FAIRIES (324 7437) or visit www.fgi.co.nz. Try acupuncture in 2011 Start the new year by trying acupuncture at the free Wellness Day at the NZ College of Chinese Medicine in Greenlane. Or you could just come and have a look around the college and consider enrolling in our Bachelor Degree in acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Enrolments are now on for February. Festive celebrations and summer holidays are fun but can also be exhausting. Come to the January Wellness Day for any aches and pains, stresses and strains. Or if you are worried about becoming too overweight to fit into your swimming togs. Maybe your asthma attacks have returned with the rush and bustle. Acupuncture works for general problems as well as specific ones. Clinic practice is the cornerstone of the Bachelor degree that the NZ College of Chinese Medicine offers. The student clinics which treat public patients and the Wellness Day clinics are an opportunity for the college to engage with the public and also to provide a service. If you are impressed by your treatment on Wellness Day you can book to attend the weekly clinics at only $10 a time. More people in western countries are trying this ancient method of healing and well-being and you will find it works for you too. If you decide to study in this area you can choose a major of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine or a combination of the two (Chinese Medicine) and complete either a three or four year qualification to graduate as a Chinese medicine or acupuncture prac- titioner. The degree is NZQA approved and meets ACC regulation requirements as well as international standards. There is a good future in the field because the government is now considering regulating Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Regu- lation will mean practitioners will be regarded even more highly as professionals and will be able to work in public hospitals and clinics. The programme at the NZ College of Chinese Medicine is a combination of theory and practical. You will apply theory from the wisdom of ancient Chinese sages as well as contemporary western medicine. You will learn the personal skills of being a good con- sultant, and the practice of locating and need- ling acupuncture points. You will study the rich range and applications of Chinese herbs. The next Wellness day is Saturday January 29, 1pm to 4.30pm, ground floor 321 Great South Rd, Greenlane. Phone and book if you want a treatment! Free off-street parking for visitors. Phone 580 2376 to book or go to www.chinesemedicine.ac.nz.
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