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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 professional...

  • 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...

  • Effective Supervision for the Helping Professions 2ed

    Effective Supervision for the Helping Professions 2ed

    by Michael Carroll

    *Publish date: *June 2014 Using features such as case studies, exercises and points for reflection, this is an ideal introduction to managing the supervisory relationship for both trainee and supervisor. This second edition of the book formerly titled Counselling Supervision now covers new and contemporary areas of supervision such as ethical maturity, insights into supervision from neuroscience, the organisational demands from the various contexts in which supervision takes place. It widens the concept of supervision to include professions such as coaching, organisational development consulting, counselling and psychology. *Contents:* Preface What is Supervision?...

  • Effective Supervision in Social Work

    Effective Supervision in Social Work

    by Ivan Gray and Kate Howe

    It is vital that social work managers and leaders are able to deliver and manage effective supervision to their teams. Recent social work reports such as the Munro Review into Child Protection (2011) identified poor supervision as a barrier to good and effective social work practice and highlighted the need for quality supervision to become embedded within departments. This book demonstrates how both managers and their staff can engage with supervision with a view to successful outcomes. There are detailed sections on audit tasks and reflection questions to enable...

  • Getting the Best Out of Supervision in Counselling and Psychotherapy: A Guide for the Supervisee

    Getting the Best Out of Supervision in Counselling and Psychotherapy: A Guide for the Supervisee

    by Mary Creaner

    *Publish date*: December 2013 Getting the Best Out of Counselling & Psychotherapy Supervision does exactly what it says on the tin! Supervision is an essential part of counselling training and ensuring you know exactly how to get the very most out of supervision is important, whatever their level of study. Exploring how to begin, maintain and end a supervisory learning relationship in the context of existing theory and best practice guidelines, the author will introduce your trainees to: Models and forms of supervision The skills informing good supervision What to...

  • Group Supervision: A Guide to Creative Practice

    Group Supervision: A Guide to Creative Practice

    by Brigid Proctor

    This book is a practical and illuminating guide to the tasks, roles and responsibilities of group supervisors and supervisees. The first part of the book identifies four overlapping but distinct types of group-authoritative, participative, co-operative and peer. Part two focuses on the skills of managing each group type and offers guidelines for making clear agreements and alliances, developing flexible leadership, making sense of group and individual development needs, tackling hot issues which arise in group supervision, and encouraging and working with the diversity encompassed by each group. The book contains...

  • Inspiring Creative Supervision

    Inspiring Creative Supervision

    by Caroline Schuck and Jane Wood

    This book explains how to use the imagination, relaxation, meditation, visualisation and props such as toys or drawings to move supervisees away from conscious thought and into the power of play. The authors explain how such a creative approach encourages supervisees to explore the issues they are facing freely, and in doing so bring about powerful new insights. They draw together theory, research and practical exercises, and provide ideas for setting up and running creative supervision sessions, including how to get started and what tools and props are needed....

  • 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...

  • Passionate Supervision

    Passionate Supervision

    by Robin Shohet

    Robin Shohet brings together supervisors from the fields of consultancy, education, coaching, psychotherapy, youth work and homeopathy, many of whom have been supervising for over 20 years. The contributors explain why supervision continues to be just as important as when they first started, and describe how and why they have managed to stay passionate about their chosen career. The book features numerous case examples to illustrate the different perspectives, demonstrating that supervision is essential and rewarding in a variety of professions. Passionate Supervision is a valuable resource for anyone working in...

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

    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...

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