Counsellor Education Community Day 2011




Counsellor Education Community Day

Tuesday November 8, 2011

The counsellor education team welcomes counsellors, NZAC members, counselling students, supervisors of students, prospective students and other interested social service workers or managers to a professional community day at the University of Waikato.


10:15am: Welcome, morning tea. (Faculty of Education Cafe, Block TC, level 1, Gate 4 or 5, Hillcrest Rd)

11am-12.15pm: Morning presentations

  • James Arkwright – Responding to the social constructions of impairment, illness and disability: the role of metaphor in six peoples actions of agency.
  • Wendy Talbot – Couples and humour: an intriguing relationship.

12:15pm-1.15pm: Lunch (please bring or buy your own lunch)

1:30pm-3.30pm: Afternoon presentations

  • Titihuia Rewita – Some reflections on culture and supervision.
  • Rachel Wolfe – How do new practitioners come to understand and effectively use supervision?
  • Ireni Esler – Critical reflexivity for supervision.
  • Kathie Crocket and Paul Flanagan – An overview of our recent supervision research and publications.

There is no charge to attend this Community Day. However we invite you to bring contributions for a Food Bank collection box. We welcome you to our Community Day and ask that you extend this invitation to your colleagues.


Date: Tuesday 8 November, 2011
Venue: TT1.05
Parking: Gate 3B Silverdale Rd, Hamilton, University of Waikato