Yvette Faass

71c Rose St
Christchurch 8024
Mobile: 022 043 0258
Email: yvette@pw.maori.nz
Female, Maori
Qualifications BA double major Psychology and Education,
Post Graduate Diploma in Primary Teaching and Learning,
Diploma in Social Work,
Diploma in Mental Health Support Work,
Certificate in Adult Teaching,
Atawhaingia Te Pa Harakeke
On-going Training Takarangi Framework
Experience 12 years Social Work as an Advocate of Otautahi Maori Womens Refuge, including paid positions of Trainer/Educator and Kaiwhakawhiriwhiri/Manager 1994 – 2009Then 9 years working as a Social Worker for Kaupapa Maori Community Mental Health organisation Purapura Whetu  in the role of Kaihaumanu/Community Support Worker .  2002-2009 and 2013 –

Brief 4 year period of working In Australia at Koolkuna Eastern Region  Domestic Violence Services 2010-2013 social work when delivering services as an advocate in police stations, community domestic violence advocate and in a different position the coordinator of the Eastern Region Domestic Violence Agency Network national rollout response to Domestic violence for Australia

Supervision Interests Aligning kaupapa Maori models of practice and the practice standards and code of ethics of ANZASW while working in Kaupapa Maori organisations.  Supervising tauira who are on placement at Purapura Whetu learning more about the practical implementation of Ti Tiriti o Waitangi in action in the mental health sector.