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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...

  • Coaching, Mentoring and Organizational Consultancy

    Coaching, Mentoring and Organizational Consultancy

    by Peter Hawkins

    What are the key skills needed to be a successful coach, mentor or supervisor? How can personal development be effectively facilitated? The fields of coaching, mentoring and consultancy are going through a phase of professionalization, with the establishment of formal standards, European bodies and standard requirements for supervision. Substantially revised, this accessible book provides a response to these growing demands, examining: Differences and similarities between coaching, mentoring and organizational consultancy Personal and professional development that leads to sustainable change Qualities, capabilities, skills and values necessary for effective coaching, mentoring and...

  • Critical Reflection in Context

    Critical Reflection in Context

    by Jan Fook (Editor)

    Critical reflection enables practitioners - especially those within health and social care -to theorise from their own practice, improving and developing their work and practising both creatively and professionally. This book provides an accessible overview of the influential Fook/Gardner Critical Reflection framework for students, researchers and professionals. It then presents a wide range of illustrative case studies from a variety of different health and social care settings, demonstrating how it can be used in effective and innovative practice around the world. By highlighting how professionals are actually using the Fook/Gardner model...

  • Eat That Frog: Get more of the important things done today!

    Eat That Frog: Get more of the important things done today!

    by Brian Tracy

    Get more of the important things done today! Fully revised and updated with additional content - this is a brand new edition of the bestselling EAT THAT FROG! There just isn't enough time for everything on our 'To Do' list - and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure they get done. There's an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you'll...

  • 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...

  • Evidence-Based Clinical Supervision: Principles and Practice

    Evidence-Based Clinical Supervision: Principles and Practice

    by Derek Milne

    Evidence-Based Clinical Supervision critiques and summarises the best available psychological evidence relating to clinical supervision, clarifying the key principles, setting out the related practice guidelines and specifying the research and practice implications. A best-practice guide to clinical supervision, an approach used across psychotherapy and health services where professionals meet regularly with each other to discuss casework and training issues Summarises the best available clinical evidence relating to clinical supervision, and relates this information to key principles with a strong applied focus, drawing out practice guidelines and implications Aims to motivate health...

  • Forms Of Ethical Thinking In Therapeutic Practice

    Forms Of Ethical Thinking In Therapeutic Practice

    by Derek HIll, Caroline Jones

    Most books about ethics focus either on the origins of ethics, or on the application of ethical thinking to a single form of therapy. This book sets out to span a range of very different forms of therapy and explores the similarities and the differences between the ethical thinking of the practitioners concerned. By looking at ethical issues in different therapeutic settings the reader is challenged to reconsider the working assumptions which underpin familiar therapeutic practice. Readers of Forms of Ethical Thinking in Therapeutic Practice are offered the unique opportunity...

  • 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...

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