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
Reflective practice with Social Workers, Supervisors and Managers in any setting.» Read more
I am passionate about the empowering impact of effective social work practice at all levels, from the micro-skills of counselling and therapeutic intervention through to the macro-levels of policy. I am interested in the relationship between these different levels of practice and find that I am skilled at identifying the relationships between individuals, groups, contexts, systems and culture and the influence these have on each other. I have an appreciative inquiry approach to my supervision practice, looking at what is working well and building on that, as well as helping people to identify where they would like additional supports or could benefit from making stronger connections to theories, resources or networks. Navigating personal and professional identity as well as supporting safe and effective practice would be a focus of our time together.
I may have some low-cost vacancies for those working in the voluntary sector or on very low wages in the community sector. Please enquire.
In Supervision I will support you to reflect on your practice from a collaborative, strengths based, solution focused, holistic approach. We will focus on safe, ethical practice, and support you to build healthy respectful relationships with clients and colleagues and keep in mind your self care. Together we will build your knowledge, skills, confidence and access to resources that will support your competence.» Read more
Clinical supervision for social workers and care professionals. Individual and group supervision available.
Holistic, reflective, supportive.
Child and Youth Focus; Client cantered approaches
Ethics; Listening which is a very important skill and in particular what we do with what we hear
Mana Enhancing – fostering empowerment for professionals to deploy their authentic ‘self’ in working relationships, team dynamics and complexities. Group supervision where kotahitanga is enacted to solve problems and develop creativity. Developing the fundamental belief that practice ‘touch stones’ are as individual as the skill set a professional owns. Guidance to identify the work/personal life balance sought after by professionals embedded in meeting KPI’s, RBA’s and deadlines. Supervision in the ‘real’ world, connection with the great outdoors.» Read more
My main interests are working with individuals whom are seeking external supervision outside there current work environment. I believe in empowering social workers to come to there own decisions and support social workers to ensure they are practicing safely and ethically, I believe that you need to manage your work and personal life balance. Also looking at culturally safe 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
Working with families, Child Development including Attachment theory, Disability issues, Autism Spectrum, Positive parenting and behavioural Support, Trauma therapy and EMDR (Eye Movement Desenitisation and Reprocessing) Psychotherapy, Couple work and working with Refugee and Migrant communities.» Read more