Debbie Penlington

Debbie Penlington

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Masters of Counseling Post Grad Diploma Supervision (Distinction) Grad Cert Career Development Registered Nurse Waipuna Hospice Tauranga 6/3/17- present Options Counselling Level 1 Churchill Building 45 Grey Street Tauranga June 2011- present Relationship Services 31/5/10- 15/4/11 Relationship Services 2006- 31/5/10 2002- present Nursing Leadership positions Waipuna Hospice 20 April 2011- 6 March 2017 Manukau Institute of Technology Auckland Jan 2001 – 31 May 2010 Co Director Family Support Team and Counsellor Responsible for Counselling and Allied Health Services ; Dignity Therapy counselling; Co facilitating Meaning Centred Programme (group and individual) and providing counselling services for patients and family / whanau (pre and post bereavement ). Counsellor Providing Counselling for couples, families and individuals; Supervision and Career Counselling. Includes EAP, WINZ, Self referred, Cancer Society referrals, Sexual problems. Co facilitating Hold me Tight workshops for couples. Meaning Centred Facilitator for patients with advanced cancer. Clinical Leader and Counsellor (.9) Providing clinical leadership across two sites, including supervision of counsellors; training, coaching and mentoring; accrediting counsellors for Family Court work. Providing a full range of Counselling services including EAP, Individual, Family, Relationship, Working with sexual problems, Career, all aspects of Family Court Counselling and delivery of MOJ Domestic Violence programmes for respondent and protected persons (women). I left this role to move to the Bay of Plenty to be closer to my mother who was experiencing deteriorating health. Counselling (part time) including indivdual, relationship, EAP, Career, Family Court, Domestic Violence. Career Counselling Director of Nursing Responsible for Family Support and Nursing Services. Included counselling time available to work with patients / famillies /couples experiencing relationship and or sexual problems related to health issues. Facilitation of a Meaning Centred Group programme. Head of Department, Department of Nursing and Health Studies (f/t and then .7 /.8) Presbyterian Support Northern Auckland Aug 1999-Dec 2000 Clinical Services Manager South Auckland Health South Auckland Sept 1994 - Aug 1999 Director of Nursing Practice Nelson Polytechnic Nelson Sept 1990 - Aug 1994 Waiariki Polytechnic Rotorua Jan 1988-Sept 1990 Wa Head of Department then Dean Department of Nursing and Health Education Associate Head of School and Acting Dean. School of Health Studies

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