I have a particular interest in working with beginning practitioners linking theory to practice and reflecting on how day to day practice relates to the core competencies of the ANZASW. I welcome inquiries from more experiences social workers and have supervised practitioners in the mental health and domestic violence field. I have also supervised practitioners from other countries new to New Zealand.» Read more
Practice issues; Advocacy and social work; risk management; counselling; workplace organizational and team dynamics,care and protection; management and lleadership; boar/committee/governamce; plannning and management; conflict resolution; stress management; trauma and grief; work/personal/life balance/wellness.» Read more
Social work is a wonderful, and at times, challenging profession. From my experience I know that good support is essential to the success or failure of the work we do.
My passion is to support people like you, who are giving their all to help others. I know the value of a safe, confidential space, for someone to be with you in the hardest moments – the very thing we are often providing for those we work with. Over the years I have supervised people in various roles from family violence, care and protection, through to community-based and specialised social work. My supervision supports people to provide the best service to those in need, whilst also developing themselves both personally and professionally, and maintaining overall wellbeing.
Relationship is key in supervision, so it’s important to find the right fit. I work from a relational and strengths-based approach, and provide a reflective space where you can unpack difficult cases, gain clarity, be challenged, explore team dynamics, critically reflect and learn from past successes and challenges, and be supported in your journey as you help others. If this is the type of support you’re after, give me a call on 020 401 06304.
Reflective practice and empowering Social Workers to make the most informed decisions they can. To know themselves and what they bring in the way of beliefs and approaches, to be able to view their practice with distance while also empathising with clients. To do your best work in a structure that may not support that and the inherent tension that this creates for Social Workers. To advocate for our clients, to advocate for ourselves.» Read more
Working alongside the supervisee to advance their supervision goals, I take a holistic supervisee-centred approach focusing on who they are and what they are bringing into the work at any given time. I seek to foster reflexivity in supervision and have particular interests in spirituality in practice, Treaty based practice, gender issues, work/life balance and using supervision as a forum for learning and transformation.» Read more
Management supervision; family work; Christian social services; counselling practice.» Read more
Best practice; professional wellness; solution focused supervision; strengths based supervision; motivational interviewing; reflective practice.» Read more
Ao Pasifika and Ao Māori perspective and framework» Read more
Reflective practice, professional development, mentoring, group work, community development, self-care, cross-cultural practice, disability knowledge, ethics in practice and confidentiality.» Read more
Coaching and mentoring to practitioners, team leaders and managers. Cross discipline supervision; Leadership development.» Read more