I have completed Facilitator training for the internationally based Virtues Project. This reflects my commitment to values based, ethical ways of being in the world.
|Nationality/Ethnicity:||New Zealand Pakeha|
|Address:||Based in Rangiora, North Canterbury 7400
|Mobile Phone Number:||021375133|
|Qualifications:||Registered Social Worker
Member of ANZASW
Member of International Coach federationBachelor of Social Work (1st class Hons) Massey University (1981)
Post Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences (Mental Health) , University of Otago (2009)
Certificate in Adult Education, CPIT, 7/8 papers completed
Certificate in Professional Mentoring, Supervsion and Workplace Coaching, Unitec (2015)
|Ongoing Training:||Regular workshops and seminars related to mental health practice, professional supervision, workplace coaching, and adult education.|
|30 + years of social work practice in DHB based community health, women’s health and mental health settings.
Case management, counselling, team leadership/ management , research and supervision practice in both DHB and NGO settings, including private practice.
7 years adult education experience as a social work lecturer and tutor at both Canterbury University and Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology.
2 years community development work with a mental health focus.
3 years as a Clinical Educator with a staff professional development focus for the Specialist Mental Health Service, CDHB. I have lead responsibility for developing training in Assessing and Managing Risk of Violence to others and Suicide, Motivational Approaches for Behaviour Change, Working with Families, and Professional Supervision for Allied Health Staff.
I am also re-establising a small private practice in Professional Supervision and Workplace Coaching, based in North Canterbury.
I have held several governance roles on NGO Boards, and have a sound understanding of the difference between governance and management roles.
|Reflexive practice which empowers supervisees and coachees to bring their very best to the work they do with others, whether this has a client/ consumer or organisational focus.
I am interested in a ‘whole person’ approach which assists people to explore the way they bring the strengths of their particular personality style, knowledge, skills, connectedness, etc to the work they do.
Group facilitation, team coaching and in-service education.
Working with difference, especially cross cultural, specialising in Leadership development, personal -professional boundaries in reflexive practice, workplace coaching, health & mental health sector, Rainbow (SOGIESC) issues
|I am keen to help people maintain a healthy work -life balance to maintain safe practice|