Introducing the new member of the The Project Team: Rod Baxter Kia ora koutou! This is my first blog and it seems appropriate to begin with an introduction. As a Pākehā supervisor, I have needed to learn the art of of pepeha and mihimihi. Last year I learned something new and it caused a form … Continue reading Ko wai au? Reintroducing introductions
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