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  • Art-Based Supervision Cultivating Therapeutic Insight Through Imagery

    Art-Based Supervision Cultivating Therapeutic Insight Through Imagery

    by Barbara Fish

    Art-Based Supervision is a unique text for graduate supervision classes and seminars as well as a resource for post-graduate supervisors and practitioners. It offers a new view of supervision, one that incorporates both images and words as tools to investigate and communicate the interactions that occur in therapy and in the systems in which clinicians work. The fundamental principles of supervision provided in the book are useful for anyone interested in exploring the use of images to support reflection, understanding, and empathy in their work. Full-colour images further enrich the...

  • Best Practice in Professional Supervision

    Best Practice in Professional Supervision

    by Allyson Davys and Liz Beddoe

    This second edition of Best Practice in Professional Supervision is a fully updated and revised guide to being an excellent supervisor in the social care, nursing, counselling and allied health professions. This field has developed rapidly in the past 10 years, and this new edition contains essential updates reflecting the very latest research and practice. The book covers basic skills, the practicalities of forming and maintaining the supervision relationship, and the organisational context and culture of supervision. Viewing supervision as a place for learning, the book also considers how supervision can...

  • Mastering Social Work Supervision

    Mastering Social Work Supervision

    by Jane Wonnacott

    Effective supervision helps to nurture confident social workers who are able to look after service users in the best possible way. Social work supervisors and managers need mastery of the relevant knowledge and skills in order to ensure successful social work practice. This book is an accessible guide to the essential skills of social work supervision. It covers the development of the supervisor–supervisee relationship, the assessment and management of risk, understanding and managing poor performance, and support for the supervisors themselves. The book follows a model which recognises the far...

  • Supervision

    Supervision

    by Roger Lowe Russel Deal Sue Kin

    * * *Supervision is the revised edition of A Vision for Supervision*. It is a fantastic tool for supporting strengths-based, solution-focused approaches to supervision. Supervision plays a pivotal role in the professional development of social workers, psychologists, counsellors, managers, health practitioners, life coaches and other human service professionals. This incredible 30 card resource provides opportunities to build the capacity of practitioners and supervisors in a range of Human Service settings. The adaptability of these cards can help set expectations when establishing a supervision relationship and provide a new dimension to existing ones. The primary...

  • Supervision in the Helping Profession: Fourth Edition

    Supervision in the Helping Profession: Fourth Edition

    by Peter Hawkins and Robin Shohet

    The latest edition of this best-selling book on supervision updates and expands the previous three editions with references to the developments and writing in the field. Since the publication of the previous edition, supervision has continued to spread from the professions of counselling, psychotherapy and social work, into all medical professions and more recently into education, coaching, mentoring and human resources management. This book provides relevant information for people working in all of these fields. The seven-eyed supervision model which is at the core of the book has been expanded...

  • Therapeutic Journal Writing: An Introduction for Professionals

    Therapeutic Journal Writing: An Introduction for Professionals

    by Kate Thompson

    Writing a journal is not just about keeping a record of daily events - journal writing provides a unique therapeutic opportunity for facilitating healing and growth. This book guides the reader through developing journal writing to use as a therapeutic tool. Keeping a journal can help the writer to develop a better understanding of themselves, their relationships and the world around them, as well as improve skills of problem-solving, decision-making and planning. As such, journal writing can be a powerful complement to verbal therapy, offering an effective and affordable way...