Kia Ora, Social Work is my passion.
1×1 on site supervision exploring learning styles. Holistic approach using the natural environment to form theory and robust planning. Reflective check in; assess ones safety and mental health. Best practice modelling.
Kia Ora, Social Work is my passion.
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
Clinical supervision for social workers and care professionals. Individual and group supervision available.
Holistic, reflective, supportive.
Reflective practice and empowering social workers and care professionals to make the best decisions they can. Working with team dynamics and managing complex situations. Risk management and safe practice. Group and peer supervision. Working with difference. Leadership and management development. Managing work/personal life balance. Child focused practice. Integrating theory and practice. Culturally safe practice.» Read more
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» Read more
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
Providing Online Supervision to serve you anywhere in New Zealand (HIPAA Compliant).
Face-to-face available in Nelson.
I can offer you empowering discussions around parallel process, reflexive practice, transactional analysis, and organisation psychology.
I’m interested in inspirational practice so you can be a leader in your field. Leave a legacy by remaining enthusiastic and invigorated by your role, your team, and your communities. I’m curious as to why you became a social worker and how you look after yourself in your role. I’m fascinated by organisational psychology, ethics, boundaries, and reflexive practice. I am interested in mentoring and leadership and capacity building.