Sarah Taylor

Supporting social workers in the challenges of work and the environment in which we work. Supervision as a place for reflective practice and safety. To enable safe practice. Self cares to maintain a life balance. Supporting growth and professional development within social work practice to create place of thriving in our work. Use of evidence based practice. Working with difference. Social service management and recognising the challenges within this at all levels.
Particular interest working within primary health care. Interest in supporting clients and social workers through grief, loss and life transitions using a neuroscience approach to enable change
Internet based supervision through Zoom, phone supervision.

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ANZASW AGM & Continuing Professional Development Event 2018

Theme: Talatalanoa - Effecting Positive Change through Meaningful Conversations Hosted by the ANZASW's Pasifika Group Friday 21st September 2018 Mandatory Registration & the Professionalization of Social Work Presented by Minister Carmel Sepuloni, SWRB CEO Sarah Clark & ANZASW Board President Shannon Pakura Swagnificent: Voices of Resiliency in Samoan Young People's involvement in NZ Blood Gangs Presented by Dr Moses Faleolo [...] » Read more

Bernice Tyree

Bernice is inspired by this karaka:
Discussion brings forth understanding
Understanding brings forth light
Light brings forth wisdom
Wisdom brings forth wellness.

Her sessions aim to empower through collaboration. Bernice is able to assist supervisees who practice in a wide range of professional settings: She is a reflective practitioner with experience supporting clients with emotional difficulties including trauma, grief, depression, PTSD, anxiety, panic, woman’s wellness and personal sensitive issues, anger, family violence, employment issues, career change, relationship stress, separation, disability, diversity and issues affecting LGBT community, immigration and other life transition difficulties including gender crisis and living with the effects of HIV, and palliative care. Bernice relates well to people across a range of cultures, ages, beliefs and is committed to promoting safer communities for our family/whanau to live and flourish. She enjoys connecting with individual supervisees and invites them to talk freely as a way of understanding and making sense of challenging work situations. She promotes supervision as a pathway to safe practice and professionalism. She adheres to client confidentiality and the values promoted by the Social Workers, Code of Ethics.

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Maureen van Venrooy

I work from a strengths based model of practice and believe that most people have their own answers, however they may need some guidance at times to become clear. I believe in empowering both clients and supervisees to make the best decision they can. I have a particular interest in homelessness and the many factors that may contribute to a person becoming homeless. I enjoy the opportunity to positively impact supervisees working lives, growth and development and to model good supervision relationships. I work from a reflective model of practice.

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Youth and Gender Diversity

Tuesday 20 November 2018, 12.30 – 1.30pm   PowerPoint presentation>> Video https://anzasw.nz/wp-content/uploads/Gender-Diverse-Youth-Video-Nov18.mp4   Presenter: Ari Nicholson I have been a gender and sexuality educator and queer youth group coordinator for 10 years. I specialise in developing culture shift initiates for organisations seeking to develop their diversity knowledge. Alongside diversity work I spent 3 years working for Male Survivors of Sexual […]

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