9 years Clinical Supervision experience working with a range of disciplines including social workers, nurses, occupational therapists, social work educators, physiotherapists and community based fieldworkers. I work from a reflective practice base with particular interests in cross disciplinary supervision, burnout and supervision within a disability setting. I work with you to ensure your practice is ethical and safe for you as a practitioner and your clients.Read more
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6 years experience of community based social work, Lead Professional (Children’s Team), and therapeutic support with families, children, young people, and adults (health, mental health, sexual abuse, violence, trauma, anger); 2 years health social work (hospital and community based); 4 years secondary school counselling; 8 years teaching on the Massey University and Victoria of Wellington University Human Development and Counselling Team (Lecturer and Research Supervisor).Read more
Reflective Practice. Organisational issues, professionalism and boundaries. Self Care.Read more
Working alongside the supervisee to advance their supervision goals, I take a holistic supervisee-centred approach focusing on who they are and what they are bringing into the work at any given time. I seek to foster reflexivity in supervision and have particular interests in spirituality in practice, Treaty based practice, gender issues, work/life balance and using supervision as a forum for learning and transformation.Read more
Clinical/Cultural Supervision; Leadership/Professional Development; Strength based, Solution focussed, Best practice, Youth sector, NGO Agencies, Grief/Loss, Cross Cultural, Case work working with Individuals, couples, whanau.Read more
My style is an integration of of approaches that include client centred, systems based, ecological, resiliency, strengths, radical, empowerment, solution focussed, feminist, and constructive/ narrative approaches. I am also interested in exploring the bi-cultural partnership dynamic in supervision. My other interests include: the critical analysis of social services – business models and organisational cultures/ structures; good & ethical governance processes within local community trusts; and the New Zealand social and economic class systems. I also like drawing on whiteboards alot.Read more
The tuakana, teina model represents my preferred style of 1-1 supervision incorporating narrative strengths based and reflective processesd to address self care/risk mitigation, continuing professional development and management of administrative responsibilities.
I offer indigenous insight, reflective practice and safe space to enhance cross cultural communication and aid transformative practice.
Reflective practice, professional development, mentoring, group work, community development, self-care, cross-cultural practice, disability knowledge, ethics in practice and confidentiality.Read more
Leadership and followship: creating the leaders we need. The skill of Advocacy in social Work. Ethical Practice: challenges and goals. Bi-cultural discourse and development in Aotearoa. Our biographies as resources. Reflective practice.Read more
I am interested in supervision within NGOs/community development, health and disability, cross discipline supervision, leadership development and mentoring, cross cultural supervision, and rural/remote practice (am available for Skype).Read more