Reflective practice and empowering Social Workers to make the most informed decisions they can. To know themselves and what they bring in the way of beliefs and approaches, to be able to view their practice with distance while also empathising with clients. To do your best work in a structure that may not support that and the inherent tension that this creates for Social Workers. To advocate for our clients, to advocate for ourselves.Read more
Tag Archives: Education
My areas of interest are in individual reflective learning, general support, safe practice, career development, work/life balance and maintaining whole well-being;Read more
My supervision interest is in exploring, learning, supporting and contributing to building and maintaining/balancing ‘practitioner integrity and use of self’; My influencing supervisory frameworks include relational, solution focused, strengths based, appreciative inquiry, collaborative and holistic approaches with an applied systemic analysis.Read more
I am interested in trauma informed models for clinical supervision. I have published internationally on vicarious traumatisation and resilience and am interested in offering supervision for those social workers engaged in dealing their own responses to their engagement with trauma-informed work.Read more
Strengths based resilience focused practice, assisting supervisees to recognise and build on their strengths and develop their practice and new approaches. Focus on reflective practice and systems, whilst ensuring safe, accountable and professional practice. Child centred, family focused practice. Change process and developing teams. Individual and group supervision. Online and telephone supervision.Read more
Kaupapa Maori theory and practice
Reflective practice to enable naming, claiming, centring ourselves in our world, and working out into the world from this.
Supervision as a powerful place in which to discover new insights and grow the understanding as to why the new is k/new.
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Young people and their families, counselling, group work, reflective practice styles, brief solution focused therapy, motivational interviewing, CBT. Available for students also.Read more
Reflective practice, professional development, mentoring, group work, community development, self-care, cross-cultural practice, disability knowledge, ethics in practice and confidentiality.Read more
Integration of theory and practice, praxis and eclecticism; Critical reflection, reflexive practice, challenging assumptions, exploring alternatives; Integration of mindfulness-based approaches to reflective practiceRead more