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`Experienced supervisors would find it useful to read as a part of their continuous professional development' - Counselling at Work Highlighting the crucial themes intrinsic to the supervision process, this volume offers a varied selection of methods for educating supervisors. Experienced international trainers describe how they teach critical elements in the practice of supervision and outline their models for teaching in the context of their practice. The book covers a wide range of topics including: contracting; reflective processes; supervision in group and multicultural contexts; and evaluation. The text is organized to bring continuity across the elements addressed, and to heighten aware

Introduction
Introduction
ElizabethHolloway and MichaelCarroll

Throughout Britain, Europe and the United States trainers are using innovative programmes to teach the professional role and skills of supervision. Educating the supervisor, regardless of the supervisor's primary professional identification or setting, is linked intrinsically to the theoretical, empirical and practice knowledge of both counselling and teaching. The practice of supervision is nested in a dyadic relationship of committed fellowship, emotional challenge and strategic collaboration. From this multifaceted phenomenon, in the best of times, there emerge new knowledge and skills, increased professional confidence, and a sustained engagement in one's work. How, as trainers, do we explicate this knowledge, demonstrate these skills of supervision and judge competence?

Even though a number of articles and books have been used, very effectively, as training methodologies, ...

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