Curriculum Vitae

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education
 
 
2012
 
 
2011 
 
 
2011
 
 
Governance Alive-Dynamic Governance 
John Buck
 
 
 
Professional Development Seminars
Culturally Responsive Pedagogies;
Angus Hikairo Macfarlane
 
 Circle of Courage
                                                 CERTIFIED TRAINER IN RESPONSE ABILITY  
                                                 PATHWAYS, and DEVELOPMENTAL AUDIT, WITH  
                                                 CHILDREN AND YOUTH AT RISK
 2011
 Circle of Courage
DEEP BRAIN LEARNING
 
2010
Supervision Conference 2010
Common Threads Different Patterns
DISTANCE SUPERVISION; MAGICAL MOMENTS IN SUPERVISION; THE SIGNIFICANCE OF STRUCTURE FOR SUPER-VISION CONVERSATIONS; THE DESERT ISLAND ; IN DEPTH REFLECTION OR DOING YOUR HEAD IN; GROUP SUPERVISION MODELS
2010
ANZASW
CULTURAL ECHOES IN SUPERVISION ACROSS ETHNICITIES-
BICULTURAL EYES ON MULTICULTURAL WHANAU
2010
Circle of Courage
CERTIFICATE IN RESPONSE ABILITY PATHWAYS
2009
Professional Development Seminars
A DAY WITH MASON DURIE: BI-CULTURAL PRACTICE & PRINCIPLES
2008
ANZASW
TANGATA WHENUA & OTHER DIVERSE REALITIES
2006- 2009
Massey University, Palmerston North
2010 POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL SERVICE SUPERVISION,
1995-1999
Massey University Albany
2000 MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK(APPLIED)
                                          First Class Honours
1984-1989
Massey University Palmerston North
1990 B.A. SOCIAL SCIENCES
·       Completed Extramurally, focus on Human Development, Adult Development, Psychology, and Education.
April 1998
North Harbour Living Without Violence Takapuna
·       FACILITATION OF PROGRAMMES FOR PROTECTED PERSONS AND RESPONDENTS
1977-1988
Manukau Polytechnic
·       SOCIOLOGY 1, HELPING SKILLS, COUNSELLING 1, PRACTICAL FAMILY COUNSELLING
1986-1995
Inservice Training via Barnardo’s
·       SHORT COURSES Goal setting and Time Management, Stress Management, Depression, Supervision, Bi-culturalisim, Child Abuse, Treaty of Waitangi, Practical Planning and Accountability in Non-Profit Organisations, Training Needs Analysis, Assessment, Managing Anger, Working with Violence, Issues in Supervised Access.
1991
Rosehill College Papakura
·       INTRODUCTION TO MAORI LANGUAGE
1966-1967
Auckland University
·       B.A. COMMENCED
1969-1975
NZ Playcentre Federation
·       NATIONAL SUPERVISORS CERTIFICATE including Facilitation of Adult Education
1960-1965
Nga Tawa College
 
·       SCHOOL CERTIFICATE
·       UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE (ACCREDITED)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Professional Experience
Sept 2005 –
present :
 
Self – employed trading as Education and Development, offering:
Social Work Consultancy, Training,
 and
Social Service Supervision,
 
Social Service Supervision
·      In-service Social Work Training,
·      Facilitation of MIT certificate in Working With Domestic Violence.
·      Interviewing for AUT WISE Research project re: Screening for DV.
·      Acting Manager for Iosis Social Work Service, Dec-06-April 07.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Professional Experience
 
 
 
 
 
May 1999 to Sept 2005
South Auckland Family Violence Prevention Network
CO-ORDINATOR
·       Change Catalyst, Networking, Social Change Agent, Lobbying, Consultation; Management Tasks including Strategy Planning and Implementation, Policy Development, HR incl. Staff Supervision; Client Casework; Community Development and Capacity Building, including supporting Collaborative Action; FV Awareness Raising and Prevention, Training Programme design and delivery, and Project Management.
 
 
 
Feb 1998 - April 1999
Kelvin Road Whanau Centre
CO-ORDINATOR, FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICE
·       Responsible for management and delivery of Family Support Services including
Support to families
Group work with family members caught up in abusive relationships
Parent education
Self esteem groups for children
(position included casework/group work component)
Team development and Supervision
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
Professional Experience
 
1996 – 1998
 
Barnardo’s NZ, Mangere
 
SENIOR CO-ORDINATOR, CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES
·       Responsible for Children’s Access and Home Based and Residential Family Support Services
 
 
 
1988-1996
Barnardo’s NZ, Mangere
INAUGURAL CO-ORDINATOR, FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES
  • Responsible for residential, home-based and centre based Family Support Services, planning and delivery of group programmes and supervision of Family Support Team
1986-1988
Barnardo’s NZ South Auckland
FAMILY DAY-CARE CO-ORDINATOR
  • Parent & Caregiver interviews, Assessments, Placements;
Monitoring & ensuring child well being; caregiver & parent support & education

 

Professional Affiliations
 
  • Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers
  • South Auckland Family Violence Prevention Network
  • Registered Social Worker #1195, 2006
Additional Professional Activities
 
  • Circle of Courage Trainer
  • Brainwave Trust Presenter
  • Strengthening Families Facilitator
  • Deputy, DVA Panel, Auckland Region
  • Stopping Violence Programme Coach
  • Professional Supervisor
  • Group Work Facilitator
  • Adult Education Tutor
  • Sept 97-August 98, placement experience with health promotion focused on domestic violence prevention
  • 1996 Placement project evaluating, teaching and implementing Task Centred Model in social work practice.

 

2013      Secretary, Circle of Courage NZ Trust

2011-2012   Tauiwi Co-Chair, South Auckland Family       Violence Prevention Network.

 
 
 
Voluntary Work
 
2008-to 2011
 
Chairperson South Auckland Family Violence Prevention Network
1970 – 1986
Waikato and South Auckland/Counties Playcentre Associations
·       Session Supervisor, Centre Education Officer, Parent Education Tutor, Liaison Officer and Co-ordinator, Director of Training, Commentor(Marker), Vice-President, Leadership Trainer.
1975 – 1980
Girl Guide and Scouting Movements
·       Leader, Lone Brownies, South Auckland Leader, Cub Scouts, Pukekawa
References
·       Referees available on request as relevant