Entries by SureSkills


Half Price Courses for Matariki!

Kia pai tou tatou Matariki – Happy Matariki! The Maori celebration occurring upon the rise of the Pleiades star cluster each Winter, Matariki symbolises Maori New Year and is traditionally a time for opportunity, new challenges and new beginnings. SureSkills is celebrating by offering you all courses and pathways at half price this week! Now’s […]

SureSkills now accessible through MyRivr!

“MyRivr seeks to connect people, with the right people to help them.  Its aim is to connect New Zealand communities in need to social services with heart.”  – MyRivr  The IT application, ‘MyRivr‘, is gaining huge momentum within the health and social services sector.  They have recently collaborated with SureSkills and endorsed us as one […]

MH&A Credentialing Programme for Primary Care Nurses

This fantastic collaboration across a collection of agencies (listed below) up-skills our primary care nurses in mental health and addiction. SureSkills love delivering the child and youth sessions on this programme. Its a great opportunity to connect with primary care nurses and explore how their existing skills can be broadened to further support our Tamariki. Agencies […]

SureSkills Support #PinkShirtDay

  “Pink Shirt Day is about working together to stop bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting positive social relationships” – Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand SureSkills believe in speaking up and standing together to stop bullying.  To acknowledge the campaign this year, directors Maria Kekus and Patricia Mitchell sported pink shirts in the office.  We […]


Article: Child well-being – “Getting to the HEART of the matter”

Media and statistics have provided compelling evidence that, unfortunately, mental health disorders are becoming more prevalent within today’s society. In this article, SureSkills and Health Connections Director, Maria Kekus emphasizes the need to have the right skills to work alongside children and their parent/s, to identify and understand the issues they may be facing.  HEARTS […]


Update of all accredited and endorsed courses

Updated list of SureSkills accredited and endorsed courses:   HEARTS:  College of GPs, College of Nurses, Midwifery Council, Pharmaceutical Society After HEARTS:  College of Nurses, Midwifery Council, Pharmaceutical Society Child Health and Well-being Literacy:  College of Nurses, Midwifery Council, Pharmaceutical Society HEEADSSS:  College of GPs, College of Nurses, Midwifery Council, Pharmaceutical Society After HEEADSSS:  College of […]


Do (Accreditation) points make prizes?

SureSkills Director, Patricia Mitchell, reflects on her knowledge and experience of professional body accreditation for courses – in accordance to it’s role in influencing positive learning outcomes. Follow the link to read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/do-accreditation-points-make-prizes-patricia-mitchell/