Location: National, Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Taranaki, Manawatu-Whanganui, Wellington, Nelson-Tasman, West Coast, Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago, Southland
Rates: $150.00 negotiable
Supervising since: 2015
Meets: Face-to-Face, Online, Phone
Areas of Expertise: Adventure Based Learning, Alternative Education, Arts, Business, Camps, Central Government, Community Development, (Dis)ability, Drop-in Centre, Education, Employment, Environmental/Sustainability, Ethics, Ethnic, Events, Faith-based, Health, Health Promotion, Iwi, Kaupapa Māori, Leadership Development, Local Government, Mental Health, Mentoring, NEET, Outdoor Education, Pasifika, Rainbow, Refugee/Migrant, Residential, Rites of Passage, Rural, School, Social Entrepreneurship, Social space, Social Service, Sports and Recreation, Statutory, Tertiary Education, Truancy, Trauma, Uniformed, Whānau Service, Volunteer, Youth Development, Youth Health, Youth Justice, Youth One Stop Shop, Young Parents, Youth Services
Robert is NZ born of Samoan, Tongan and Scottish ancestry married with four children and three mokopuna (grandchildren). Achieving recognised qualifications, he enhances 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. Passion toward team/whanau dynamics and managing complex cases. Risk management and safe practice. Group, Peer 1:1 Clinical Supervision. Self-care towards managing work and personal life balance. “Whanau Ora” based focus practice. Integrating theory and practice. Culturally safe practice/s toward prevention/minimisation toward “breaking the cycle.” Additional, Robert creates successful programs & plans for Mental Health and Addictions, team/ whanau centred recovery plans toward “better outcomes.” Available also on social media platforms.
In 2021, a team member of the Integrated Locality of Care (ILoC) team in Counties Manukau DHB. Supporting its approach to community health (Mental Health & Addictions) and ‘putting people first’ approach delivered to the community serving General Practices and other health care providers.
Registered Allied Health Professional in Social Work and Addictions with NZQA DipSW, BSW (TWoA), RSW, former MANZASW, DAPAANZ (Registered Practitioner & Accredited Clinical Supervisor), Postgraduate Diploma in Social Services Supervision (PGDipSocSS - Massey) and Security Certificate.
BSW (Biculturalism in Practice) Bachelor of Social Work Te Wananga o Aotearoa
Post Graduate Diploma Social Service Supervision (PGDipSSS) Massey University