Peter Topzand

SWRB Registration Number  11305
Gender: Male
Nationality/Ethnicity/Culture: NZ Pakeha
Email: ptopzand@gmail.com
Mobile Phone Number:  021 673 872
Qualifications:  CQSW Ak University 1986
Dip Clinical Supervision CIT 1995
Professional Experience: After qualifying I worked for many years in the statutory care and protection filed as a social worker,
supervisor and practice leader. In about 2009 I transitioned to a youth and family focused NGO, where I work
currently as operations manager.
Supervision Interests/Approaches/Type: I believe a reflective supervision approach best supports practice. How we are feeling affects how we are
thinking and acting . I am interested in the effects of personal issues on practice, including team
dynamics.
I am a Aotearoa/NZ born pakeha male. I have had a fairly full and rich life and have an appreciation of how various life events can impact on professional practice. I am Whangarei based.