Carol Penfold

I endeavour to use the Te Whare Tapa Wha Model of Maori Health to help promote and understand the meaning of biculturalism, multiculturalism, personal Identity and emotional wellbeing in this ever changing world.
I encourage critical thinking and reflective practice in both myself and others and my aim for us all is a Healthy Life Balance. Maintaining integrity and personal mana in the workforce by building sustainable relationships is also of high interest to my practice.

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Rima Williams

Ao Pasifika and Ao Māori perspective and framework

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Karen Brown

Social Work fieldwork educator offering 40 years’ practice experience through front line community social worker, advocate for safe bi and multicultural practice, field work educator, supervisor, seniors social worker, service manager, CEO of Marae based health and social services with extensive knowledge in Maori and pakeha practice pathways, Sound proven network with Maata Waka and Mana Whenua, NGO Maori and non-Maori, Local bodies and government services.
Proven history of bi and multicultural supervision to support a supervisee to maximise their potential through reflective practice. To encourage and provide a culturally sound and safe practice knowledge base that will support a supervisee to be a competent effective and a culturally safe practitioner. To support practitioners to maintain a healthy work life balance that also demonstrates the importance of their self-care and who can provide mana enhancing practices to all people their work alongside. Mauri Ora Karen Brown

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Merrill Simmons-Hansen

Developing and maintenance of reflective practice. Culturally safe practice. Workplace and team dynamics. Coping with change. Work life balance. Maori models of practice. Care and protection. Family dynamics and relationships. Child management and behavior.

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