Street Level Consulting is a Consultancy Service providing advice, assessment and service in all aspects of Homelessness, Mental Health and Urban ministry.
Susan Brandt is up to date in her practice and knowledge and adheres to the ethics and codes of practice that her registration demands.
As such her philosophy of provision of service is driven and measured by strong ethical principles and is grounded in the ethics and professional practice requirements of modern effective counseling Practice..
Ultimately our goal is to strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for the purchasers of our services.
Teacher: Assist in the development of counselling knowledge and skills by identifying learning needs, determining counsellor strengths, promoting self-awareness, and transmitting knowledge for practical use and professional growth. Supervisors are teachers, trainers, and professional role models.
Consultant: incorporate the supervisory consulting role of case consultation and review, monitoring performance, counselling the counsellor regarding job performance, and assessing counsellors. In this role, she also provides alternative case conceptualizations, oversight of counsellor work to achieve mutually agreed upon goals, and professional gatekeeping for the organization and discipline (e.g., recognizing and addressing counsellor impairment).
Coach: In this supportive role, supervisors provide morale building, assess strengths and needs, suggest varying clinical approaches, model, cheerlead, and prevent burnout. For entry-level counsellors, the supportive function is critical.
Mentor/Role Model: As an experienced supervisor she mentors and teaches the supervisee through role modelling, facilitates the counsellors overall professional development and sense of professional identity, and trains the next generation of supervisors