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||Bachelor Social Work with Honours (University of Cangerbury), Cert. In Leadership (Wintec), Registered Social Worker, NZ Registered Celebrant, ACC ISSC Counsellor/Social Worker, Diploma in Supervision Skills for Health & Social Service Professionals
Kia Ora, my name is Bonnie and I am a registered Social Worker. I have experience in family social work providing therapeutic intervention and support to children, young people and their families. I have worked for the Children’s Team/Oranga Tamariki as a Lead Professional providing advocacy and support to families. I have worked in a food bank managing walk ins. I have experience working as a Health Navigator supporting clients to return to employment. I have experience in management and have been a Team Leader. I have worked within a university setting in a health promotion role. I have been a Field Work Educator and Supervisor for many Social Work students on their placements.
Recently I have started my own private practice where I am currently providing ACC ISSC Counselling and Social Work Support. I am also a New Zealand Registered Celebrant.
Supervision Interests: I am interested in reflective practice and empowering social workers and care professionals to be the best that they can be. Working with team dynamics and managing complex situations. Professional, career and self development. Managing work/life balance with a focus on self care. Integrating theory into practice. Culturally safe practice. Supporting new graduate social workers as well as social workers at any stage in their practice.