My interest is in critical reflective supervision with the use of an eclectic approach aimed at professional development and quality practice, while managing possible challenging dynamics. I strongly believe in connection (whakapapa), exploring and embracing individual’s journey. I work with a range of challenges that includes but not limited to, managing performance, challenging case load, team dynamics, self-care, assessments, intervention strategies and ethical dilemmas. My social worker experience has been predominantly in care and protection. I offer supervision via skype or by phone. I am open to face to face dependent on location and time.» Read more
My approach is based on Margaret Morrel’s Reflective and Developmental approach. I believe in the principals and values of Heron’s Model for Clinical Supervision. I find I use this model in my everyday practice in the Family Violence sector.
I am passionate about empowering social workers and similar disciplines to be deliver the best practice they can, in a safe, supportive and challenging environment where you are able to develop your practice.
Having lived experience of the sector I work in, it often comes up in practice. It is important to recognise any triggers as early as possible and find strategies to manage these to ensure your own safety along with the safety of the client. I will support you to explore what strategies will work for you when encountering any triggers.
Managing work/personal life balance is something I highly valued, so you will find this along with self-care is explored in every session.
Please feel free to make contact to discuss any queries you may have. I am happy to provide supervision online if this is more suitable.
– Problem Solving
– Boundaries (within the workplace, managing work/life balance and leaving work at work)
– Child Focused Practice
– Trauma informed
– Signs of Safety
– Cultural Development
I am passionate about supporting professionals to reflect, learn and grow within their work. I would enjoy meeting for a coffee to see if we would be a good fit, with no obligation to continue.
I am happy to provide supervision online.
Empowering Social Work Practitioners to make positive decisions that will benefit their client and whanau health and wellbeing. Enhance self-care and professional development according to their skills and abilities to further and strengthen their practice. Strengthen professional boundaries, Culturally safe practice and manage complex situations. Knowledge of different cultures that will not impede on client and whanau values. Balancing work and personal life, leadership and professional development. Integrating theory and practice.» Read more
Supporting Social Workers to enhance systemic practice, work with complex family dynamics, help clients to think relationally and further skills in working with more than one family member at a time. Using an attachment and developmental lens to enhance relationships between parents/caregivers and children. Extending skills in the management of suicide risk, self-harm and other mental health concerns, particularly for adolescents. Supporting professional development and healthy workplace relationships.» Read more
Strengths-Based & Reflective Supervision. Child-Centred Approach, Self-Care, Safety Planning, The Recovery Model.
I am passionate about helping students and new graduates explore their new-found passion within Social Work with an emphasis on Self-Care and Theory to Practice.
I am interested in reflective practice and empowering social workers and care professionals to be the best that they can be. Working with team dynamics and managing complex situations. Professional, career and self development. Managing work/life balance with a focus on self care. Integrating theory into practice. Culturally safe practice. Supporting new graduate social workers as well as social workers at any stage in their practice.
Recently I have started my own private practice where I am currently providing ACC ISSC Counselling and Social Work Support. I am also a New Zealand Registered Celebrant.
If you are interested or have any queries please feel free to get in contact.
Reflective practice where the supervisee is encouraged to explore matters from different perspectives, empower the individual professional to find alternatives to handling a situation, leadership and management development, time management and efficiency within the work space, supporting safe and high quality practice, supporting analysis and creative and innovative ways to solution findings, risk management.
As an experienced Social Worker working in leadership I would like to support other Social Worker’s with their clinical practice and/ or in their leadership and management development.
Outside of my work life I enjoy and believe in an active and healthy lifestyle. I offer supervision via Skype or face to face at a location convenient to you. I am based in rural Hamilton
Supervising professionals working in social services and health contexts, I highly value facilitating a safe space to hypothesise and formulate case material without judgement. I view supervision as a vital and rewarding opportunity to reflect on the work together, to foster professional development, and provide guidance and support.» Read more
In supervision I encourage reflective practice to explore ethical, boundary and practice issues whether the supervisee is young in their career or well established.
Choosing a new supervisor can be difficult, I’m happy to meet and discuss what supervision might look like over a coffee with no obligation to continue.
Areas of experience and interest:
-Community and residential work
-Leadership and managing teams
-Faith based NGO’s
-Working with refugees
-Trauma informed care
-Social services working in the education sector