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
I encourage a reflective practice and sound work processes including a strengths based approach working with core Social Work values to enhance the Social Workers practice and professionalism.
My approach is trauma informed, helping to identify the effect of this for the supervisee and client.
I also use mindfulness to ameliorate the effect of vicarious trauma.
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
Trauma focused interventions, with a specialist approach to harmful sexual behaviour; risk management and safe practice; leadership and management development; encouraging reflective practice and client centred interventions. The assessment, treatment and case management of harmful sexual behavior in children, youth and adults.» Read more
My approach is based on Margaret Morrel’s Reflective and Developmental approach.
Key areas for me are mental wellbeing, stress management, self care and prevention of burnout based on lived experience and my work in health. I also offer support with systems and pathways for use general practice if desired.
I encourage regular review of ethics, standards and continued professional development. I often use a strength and task centred base and encourage goal setting, planning and vision.
I am keen to empower social workers to thrive passionately and safely.
Available for online/phone supervision
Reflective practice with Social Workers, Supervisors and Managers in any setting.» Read more
I am an open, honest, and easy-going person. As a social worker I have work with a number of methods, theories and approaches. However, I use strength-based, therapeutic and practical approaches. I am also a trained CBT therapist. As I have been a social worker for a number of years I now have come to realize e and understand the importance of social work supervision, and for myself I know it has helped me to stay in my employment, and to develop as a more reflective professional rounded social worker.» Read more
Reflective practice, professional development, mentoring, group work, community development, self-care, cross-cultural practice, disability knowledge, ethics in practice and confidentiality.» Read more
I use a holistic supervision process which incorporates a mind, body, spirit approach to give your work and life balance. I apply a combination of supervision techniques and life coaching principles, which ensure that you care for yourself first, manage stress levels, overcome procrastination and let go of limiting beliefs. These motivating ideas will enable you to get more out of your work and achieve your goals. I am currently available for either Face to Face or Electronic Supervision on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.» Read more
My private work has involved counselling young people, delivering education and training for social service and health professionals, and also providing supervision to social workers.» Read more