Reflective practice and empowering social workers to make the decisions for their clients. Working with team dynamics and managing complex situations, risk management and safe practice.» Read more
SWRB Registration Number: 3041 Gender: Male Nationality/Ethnicity/Culture: Pakeha/Dutch Email: email@example.com Address: Masterton 5810 New Zealand Mobile Phone Number: 022 026 4943 Web Address: https://about.me/jacobverbeek Qualifications: BSW, NMT (Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics) – Phase 1 certification, various internal and regional supervision trainings (e.g. Karen Shepherd & Chris Thomas’s workshops). Professional Experience: 12 years experience in care and protection social work and […]» Read more
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.» Read more
I am a passionate supervisor with 20 years of experience in the counselling and social work fields specialising in practice that is reflective and social justice focused. I have a particular interest and have worked with social workers who experience drug/alcohol and process addictions and work in statutory social work. I have many years experience working in the NGO sector in mental health, addictions, abuse and trauma, care and protection and SWiS.» Read more
Overall, in my experience to be successful social worker, you need good professional & supportive supervision.» Read more
As a supervisor I am keen to support social workers and allied professionals towards creating a sacred place in supervision to share,explore and learn with a view to affirming as well as enhancing their professional practice. I have trained in several models of supervision and would utilise models to suit individual needs.
Some of the models trained in include Strength based/solution focussed, systems approach, intergrated model,TAPES,Reflective Models of Practice. I have a keen interest in working with social workers looking to develop work – life balance.
I also have an interest in working with immigrant social workers. As a social worker I have an interest in broader social issues and the impact of this on our practices.Contact me and I will be happy to explain how I work,answer any questions and also get to know you and what your needs are. This session usually gives us the opportunity to determine whether we are keen to enter into a contract with each other.
Clinical/Cultural Supervision; Leadership/Professional Development; Strength based, Solution focussed, Best practice, Youth sector, NGO Agencies, Grief/Loss, Cross Cultural, Case work working with Individuals, couples, whanau.» Read more
I offer a supervisory process that is focused on reflective and reflexive practice. I enjoy the idea of our practice, as theory in action. My intention is to grow your clinical practice in a way that is congruent with your knowledge, values and theory base.» Read more
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
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