Zooming in: Social work supervisors using online supervision


  • Jason Rushton North and West Remote Health
  • Jo Hutchings Private practice.
  • Karen Shepherd Private practice.
  • Jude Douglas Open Polytechnic




social work, peer supervision, online


A group of geographically dispersed social work practitioners who provide professional supervision responded to an invitation put out through the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) networks to be part of an online group in late 2015. Seven members committed to meeting for one hour every eight weeks using the online meeting platform, ZoomTM. This viewpoint provides an opportunity to share our experience of the development and process of this group, with its potential for ensuring a safe reflective space and ongoing professional development. 


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How to Cite

Rushton, J., Hutchings, J., Shepherd, K., & Douglas, J. (2017). Zooming in: Social work supervisors using online supervision. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 29(3), 126–130. https://doi.org/10.11157/anzswj-vol29iss3id254