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  • A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions: Amplifying Insight

    A Practical Guide to Transformative Supervision for the Helping Professions: Amplifying Insight

    by Nicki Weld

    Supervision is a valuable protected space for personal and professional development that has the potential to contribute greatly to positive transformative change. This book explores what is meant by transformative supervision and how it can be undertaken. It examines the key factors that contribute to the transformative function, such as the role of observation and questioning, the importance of working with emotions, and exploring intuition. The book takes an in-depth look at the supervisory relationship and offers real examples from practice to illustrate the ideas in action. Offering a range of...

  • A Vision for Supervision

    A Vision for Supervision

    by Innovative Resources

    * * *Strengths-based Questions for Reflective Conversations* Do you supervise others? Or do you receive supervision yourself? Supervision plays a pivotal role in the professional development of social workers, psychologists, counsellors, managers, health practitioners, life coaches and other human service professionals. At its best, supervision can be a powerful crucible of discovery and learning for both supervisor and practitioner—with the benefits also flowing on to clients. A Vision for Supervision consists of 40 cards arranged in 5 colour-coded suits: *Beginning:* Establishing a relationship *Contexting:* Identifying our accountability *Sharpening the Focus:* Making each session count *Widening the Lens:* Mapping our...

  • 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...

  • Challenges in Professional Supervision: Current Themes and Models for Practice

    Challenges in Professional Supervision: Current Themes and Models for Practice

    by Beddoe and Davys

    Challenges in Professional Supervision draws on the latest research and theory to explore issues, trends and developments in supervision work. The provision of excellent supervision is strongly linked to improved performance and staff retention. In this book, supervision is examined across a broad range of settings, addressing concerns common to a range of professions, including health, social work and counselling. The book is divided into two sections: the first describes the contemporary themes in professional supervision and the second discusses the models and skills being employed to deliver it. Issues such...

  • 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...

  • Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors, Second Edition

    Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors, Second Edition

    by Meryl Runion

    *The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time* Communication is the single most important skill for excelling as a manager. What you say and how you say it sets the tone for your department and your entire organization. Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors, second edition, has been completely revised to help you communicate in today's workplace, where collaboration, cooperation, and personalization are critical to building an efficient, productive work environment. Learn the most effective language for: Setting a tone of mutual trust and respect...

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