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: Strengths Based
Nationality/Ethnicity/Culture: Caucasian Pasifika Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 113 Awa Awa Road R. D. 1 UPPER MOUTERE , Nelson Bays 7173 New Zealand Contact Phone Number: 027 540 3435 Qualifications: MSW (Applied) (Massey University) ; Post-Grad. Dip. Social Policy and Social Work(Massey University), Certificate in Clinical Supervision ( Central instituteRead more
Reflective practice. Child and family focused. Attachment theory.
Strengths based approach, including when working with care and protection. Leadership and management development. Balancing work/personal life.
Mana Enhancing – fostering empowerment for professionals to deploy their authentic ‘self’ in working relationships, team dynamics and complexities. Group supervision where kotahitanga is enacted to solve problems and develop creativity. Developing the fundamental belief that practice ‘touch stones’ are as individual as the skill set a professional owns. Guidance to identify the work/personal life balance sought after by professionals embedded in meeting KPI’s, RBA’s and deadlines. Supervision in the ‘real’ world, connection with the great outdoors.Read more
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
Child Focused practice, safety planning, strengths based , Integrating theory and practice.
Currently offering external and student supervision as part of my role as senior practitioner at Catholic Social Services.
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
My supervision practice centers around the balance of support and challenge, having a work/life and managing risk and develping plans (informally or formally) to help support the supervisee.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