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
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.
Overall, in my experience to be successful social worker, you need good professional & supportive supervision.Read more
Reflective practice to encourage self awareness. Working with students and new social workers in the mental health field. Ethics, values and personal style. Development of social work role in mental health.
Risk management and safe practice. Integration of theory and practice, Self care and confidence building. Cultural safety and working with difference. Child safety/ protection and client centered care.
Tensions in mental health client work.
Reflective practice and empowering social workers and care professionals to make the best decisions they can. Working with team dynamics and managing complex situations. Risk management and safe practice. Group and peer supervision. Working with difference. Leadership and management development. Managing work/personal life balance. Child focused practice. Integrating theory and practice. Culturally safe practice.Read more