Working with issues of grief and loss, conflict, negotiation, influencing, managing difficult behaviours -(yours and others). Restoring harm and empowering you to make the best decisions you can, for yourself, your clients and your organisation» Read more
I am interested in trauma informed models for clinical supervision. I have published internationally on vicarious traumatisation and resilience and am interested in offering supervision for those social workers engaged in dealing their own responses to their engagement with trauma-informed work.» Read more
Holistic models of wellness for Social workers, Counsellors and Allied health professionals working with Children, young people and their families in Social work and other therapeutic environments.» Read more
Reflective supervision, strengths, systems, and task centred social work; area of mindfulness; ethics, managing boundaries, being clear about social work role; safe practice; awareness of power and control dynamics, managing organisational challenges.» Read more
Strengths based, solution focused and reflective practice models. Community Development.» 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
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
All aspects of supporting you to gain insight into your practice and assist in moving forward in complex family /whanau situations.
Also leadership support around working with staff.
I am interested in engaging with family members, especially Dads, and looking at ways us as the worker can make a positive difference. I aim to work in a strengths-based manner and am mindful of intervention and what that may look like. I am interested in learning about innovative ways of doing this mahi.» Read more