Carol Penfold

Gender: Female
Nationality/Ethnicity/Culture: Ngati-Irish
Address:  Christchurch 8022
New Zealand
Qualifications:  Masters in Health Science(UC) (thesis on Community Health Workers)
BA Sociology(UC)
Post Grad Maori Health (Otago)
Post Grad Motivational Interviewing(UC)
Dip. Adult Teaching and Learning(UC)Mental
Certificate in Supervision (Kaupapa Maori) Unitec Wellington
Current Training:  Mindfulness Approaches to Health and Well being.
Professional Experience:  12 years Social Services/Community Development Management roles
8 years Community Health Practitioner/Team Leader
6 years Adult Education Manager/Group Facilitator
Supervision Interests/Approaches/Type:  I endeavour to use the Te Whare Tapa Wha Model of Maori Health to help promote and understand the meaning of biculturalism, multiculturalism, personal Identity and emotional wellbeing in this ever changing world.

I encourage critical thinking and reflective practice in both myself and others and my aim for us all is a Healthy Life Balance. Maintaining integrity and personal mana in the workforce by building sustainable relationships is also of high interest to my practice.