Workshop: Essential Skills in Supervision, Wellington

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Date(s) - 13/04/2021 - 15/04/2021
All Day

Life Centre, Willis Room


A strengths based and collaborative approach

This workshop will focus on:

  • Defining professional supervision and the context of supervision within Aotearoa/New Zealand:
  • Considering relationship building and collaborative contracting as the heart of supervision;
  • Looking at developmental dynamics in supervision, reflective practice and harnessing our learning styles;
  • Exploring skills, tools and processes for working together in supervision,
  • Considering how to hold an ethical stance in supervision together.

This workshop is designed for people working or volunteering in health, social services and education.

For further information about this workshop please visit our website:

Or contact Chris Thomas on or

Karen Shepherd on or  021 258 0191

About the Facilitators:

Karen Shepherd, BSW, PG Dip SSS, MANZASW, Registered Social Worker,

Chris Thomas, BSW, Cert Soc Serv Sup, MSW (hons), MANZASW, Registered Social Worker

Our approach to professional development is: Experiential and interactive learning, expertise led (not expert driven), creative, innovative, fun and practical

We have been working together as trainers since 2005 developing a framework around strengths-based practice with a specific focus on the Aotearoa/NZ context.

We have developed and run a range of training programmes on professional supervision and strengths-based practice for social workers, allied health professional and community organisations. We are also professional supervisors in private practice and are passionate about collaborative practice and supervision.

For more information about The Project Team Ltd visit:

Cost $595 including GST:


  • Course materials, handouts, certificate of completion
  • Morning an afternoon teas and lunch

Numbers are limited for the workshop so be in quick!