I use reflective practise and transformative supervision. I want to empower the social workers I work with to provide an excellent social work service to their clients, while also providing excellent self-care to themselves and continuing to broaden and deepen their own social work practice.Read more
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The supervision relationship is key to our development as resilient, strong, critical professionals. It should stimulate excitement about our work and enable us to work competently and with professional satisfaction in complex, fascinating and personally challenging jobs. The public deserves to be served by workers with a strong sense of identity, who have an opportunity to reflect ethically and creatively on their daily work and who have support in understanding and managing their stress. Achievement of this as professionals can provide inspiration to the people we work alongside, and opens a bigger space for social change.Read more
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
The primary theories and models that I work from are Reflective practice, Strengths based, Client centered and Narrative theory.
This I believe assists the Social Worker to be empowered and confident in their practice with clients and in turn provide safe and effective delivery of service to clients. This within the boundaries and policy guidelines of the agencies they work within. Alongside this is the supporting/facilitating the balance or work and personal life.
I provide support in the delivery of group and individual supervision sessions, encompassing indigenous and western theories and models. In my practice I include education on te ao Maori perspectives, utilising a reflective narrative approachRead more
A supportive point of contact where you can reflect and develop as a professional clinician. Strong focus on mindfulness, motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapies and linking these to self care and clinical practice.Read more
My hope for professional supervision is that the supervisee and their practice benefits from our supervisory relationship. The benefits may be in unexpected and unpredictable ways, this is what makes the supervision journey exciting, interesting and fun.Read more
I follow the Reflective Learning Model of Supervision along with Narrative techniques. I also strongly align with the Strengths Based Models of Supervision as I find this empowering for social workers. We discuss Challenging clients, work life balance and Team dynamics in an organisational setting. I practice cultural supervision along with Family Therapy Supervision.Read more
I promote supervision from a bicultural perspective honouring Maori as tangata whenua of Aotearoa and incorporating may others models so that practitioners can navigate their own journey of reflective, solid and good safe practice.Read more