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Last updated: 07/08/2023
Ka whiria ngā muka tangata, ā, ka whiria ngā muka wairua. Weave the fine fibres of mankind and we will then weave the fine fibres of spirituality.
The practice framework utilises practice prompts which encourage you to check in with your thinking, your relationships, your planning and your emotional responses. They help you to deepen your understanding between yourself and the whānau or families you work with. The practice prompts are a supportive toolkit, helping to open up your practice thinking and inviting questioning about why and how you do the things you do.
The practice prompts guide our engagement approach with tamariki and whānau or family. They can be used to:
help you engage with the practice framework
encourage you to slow down, pause and deepen your thinking when working with te tamaiti and whānau or family
check in at all key decision-making points, reminding you to check in and revise as needed
deepen your thinking about how to apply policy and use practice guidance
guide case consult discussions and cultural consults
guide individual, peer and group supervision discussions
guide individual supervision sessions, helping you to hypothesise, articulate your case rationale and unpack your decision-making
support individual and group conversations about learning and development needs
formulate coaching plans
structure team meeting discussions
inform future CYRAS developments
make more explicit the connections between our practice and the quality assurance indicators.
Prompts are used in a variety of ways on the Practice Centre to meet the different needs of kaimahi:
They provide a visual learning aid.
They promote thinking and reflection.
They promote depth of understanding.
There are general practice prompts – general prompting questions to encourage exploration and understanding of each of the practice framework domains.
There are context-specific practice prompts – prompting questions specific to a: