I strive to provide a space so supervisees can reflect on their practice, processes, challenges, insights, struggles, achievements and learnings when managing complex cases. Empowering and facilitating best practice so supervisees can be prepared to make the best decisions in their field of practice in relation to risk and safe practice. Encouraging work/life balance.» Read more
Reflective practice where the supervisee is encouraged to explore matters from different perspectives, empower the individual professional to find alternatives to handling a situation, leadership and management development, time management and efficiency within the work space, supporting safe and high quality practice, supporting analysis and creative and innovative ways to solution findings, risk management.
As an experienced Social Worker working in leadership I would like to support other Social Worker’s with their clinical practice and/ or in their leadership and management development.
Outside of my work life I enjoy and believe in an active and healthy lifestyle. I offer supervision via Skype or face to face at a location convenient to you. I am based in rural Hamilton
Strengths focused – supporting social workers to reflect on their practice and how they might utilize their strengths to support positive change
Uses of reflexivity: pause – reflect – learn – apply
Self care – what this means and tools that can support this.
Modalities used- ACT, Motivational Interviewing, strengths approach, Solution Focussed
Somatic stress release
Reflective practice and empowering social workers, support worker, mental health workers and care professionals to ensure they provide best practice for their clients while keeping safe and healthy. Working with team dynamics and managing complex situations – mainly ethical issues. Risk management and safe practice – what to do in risky situations and guide people to keep themselves safe. Managing work/personal life balance. Disability and Rights focused practice.» Read more
At my business; Solution Talk Counselling I provide professional supervision for social workers, practitioners and students. I use Strengths based and reflective processes and strongly stand behind safe and ethical practice for clients, the professional and their organisation. I am passionate about assisting with growth and goal setting in professionals both personally and professionally. I have 20 years experience in the Family Violence area so I am highly skilled in the area of power and control issues and how they affect relationships.» Read more
Reflective practice with Social Workers, Supervisors and Managers in any setting.» Read more
Reflective practice and person centered to enhance one’s ability to work to their strengths and find their own style of practice. Integrating theory to practice.» Read more
To enhance social work practitioners toward ” better and safer practices” through the following perspectives: Reflective, Problem Solving Solution, Strength Base and Mentoring to encompass whanau ora / wrap around interventions.» Read more
I am available to provide supervision to social workers, practitioners, students and other allied health professionals. My supervision style incorporates strengths based and reflective processes promoting safe and ethical practice for clients, professionals and agencies. I am committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and incorporate bi-cultural models of supervision into my practice including Te Whare Tapa Wha. I have commitment to my own personal and professional development.» Read more
Child Focused practice, safety planning, strengths based , Integrating theory and practice.
Currently offering external and student supervision as part of my role as senior practitioner at Catholic Social Services.