I've been contemplating the concept of cross cultural supervision, since re-reading an article on 'cultural supervision' by J. Elkington (A Kaupapa Māori supervision context – cultural and professional in The Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Journal; Issue 26(1), 2014)). I really appreciated the assertion in this article that all supervision is cultural, so therefore cultural … Continue reading Cross cultural supervision or is it just supervision?
Hurihia tō mata te rā kia taka te ātārangi ki muri i a koeTurn your face to the sun and the shadows will fall behind you As we journey into a new calendar year in Aotearoa New Zealand, I wonder what your 'vision' is for 2020. I've had a much needed relaxing break over the … Continue reading A vision for 2020
Since my last blog, back in May, Chris and I have both experienced significant and life changing events. This has resulted in there being no Project Team Workshops for this second half of the year as well as a drought on blogs. As we adjust and continue to breathe through the changes which have come … Continue reading Self-care for the supervisor
It is hard to fathom that we are now in May and 2019 is racing by without any opportunity to write any new blogs. I have been reflecting on this today and recognise that I have been reveling in being 'in' the moments in supervision this year, and spending less time reflecting on these moments. … Continue reading Being in the moment
As I come to the end of another year of supervision practice, I pause to reflect back on that year and what it has brought. It is good to reflect back on the highs, lows, successes and learning for my supervision space. This reflection causes me to ponder the dialectic views which present in my … Continue reading Titiro whakamuri, haere whakamuri Look to the past, move forward to the future