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  • 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

    Best Practice in Professional Supervision is an authoritative guide to being an excellent supervisor, covering the role, functions and dispositions involved. The authors consider basic skills, the practicalities of forming and maintaining the supervision relationship, and the organisational context and culture of supervision. The book offers practical examples and a model of supervision which draws together ideas from adult learning theory and reflective practice. Viewing supervision as a place for learning, this guide considers how supervision can assist practitioners to develop professional resilience and manage the stresses of complex work environments....

  • 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...

  • Practical Supervision: How to Become a Supervisor for the Helping Professions

    Practical Supervision: How to Become a Supervisor for the Helping Professions

    As a supervisor, how do you best support growth, learning and improved practice? This book is designed to equip all those in the helping professions who are starting out in supervision with the theoretical, practical, and psychological base needed for effective practice. Covering everything you need to know, from how to build a trusting and respectful relationship with your supervisee, to offering effective feedback and shaping a supervision session, this book will help you support and encourage those engaged in emotionally demanding tasks. Particular attention is devoted to the ethics...

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