I am especially interested in the benefits of reflective practice and in supervision’s role in developing healthier more functional workplaces. I am experienced in individual and group supervision for social workers, counsellors and other social practitioners» Read more
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
I am experienced in individual and group supervision for social workers and counsellors. I enjoy working with students and new practitioners and have provided supervision to a number of managers of agencies and to those in private practice. Narrative Therapy informs much of my supervision and other practice but it is not a requirement for supervisees to have this interest.» Read more
In private practice offer clincial supervision. Particular areas of interest are Health and Disabiity, Welfare, Non government organisations (NGO’s)» Read more
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.» Read more
Management of complex cases and situations, stress management, reflective practice, worker safety and boundaries, professional development and performance. Individual, peer and group supervision.» Read more