Hoki ki tōu maunga kia purea ai e koe ki ngä hau o Tāwhirimātea – a supervision model

Vicki Murray


As a clinical supervisor, I have been receiving increasing requests for supervision that is both culturally appropriate and culturally specific. There is a growing recognition that supervision covers a broad range of topics from clinical and administrative issues to specific cultural requirements, particularly of tangata whenua workers. Traditionally, supervision of social and health practitioners has been held predominantly within an agency’s interview spaces or supervisor’s offices. This article will look at ancestral sites as alternative locations for cultural and professional supervision, specifically within the Ngāti Awa rohe.


supervision; cultural supervision

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11157/anzswj-vol24iss3-4id102


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