Advancing Bicultural practice frameworks, developing Māori Models, maximising potential and capacityRead more
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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.
To promote and encourage the importance of bi and multi cultural practice. To tautoko practitioners to maintain a healthily safe and effective practice that is reflective of maintaining self care, safe cultural approaches and provides mana enhancing practices. Whanau ora kaupapa used in its correct context can enhance ones practice regardless of culture or gender. To maximise and understand the importance of a balanced practice that enhances both Maori and pakeha world view points. To tautoko their knowledge and personal ability to work within the practice competency and guidelines required by their personal whanau, roles and functions of their mahi and competency standards of their relevant professional bodies requires skill and tautoko combined.Read more
Clinical supervision for social workers and care professionals. Individual and group supervision available.
Holistic, reflective, supportive.
Family Work/Therapy; working systemically; work with reluctant clients; adolescents; youth work; developing support workersRead more
Some of the models trained in include Strength based/solution focussed,systems approach,intergrated model,TAPES,Reflective Models of Practice. I have a keen interest in working with social workers looking to develop work – life balanceRead more
Aligning kaupapa Maori models of practice and the practice standards and code of ethics of ANZASW while working in Kaupapa Maori organisations. Supervising tauira who are on placement at Purapura Whetu learning more about the practical implementation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in action in the mental health sector.Read more