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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

Training Supervisors to Contract in Supervision
Training supervisors to contract in supervision
JulieHewson
Introduction

The supervisory questions that have intrigued me from the outset are: Why has some supervision, in which I have been supervisee, been so ineffective, destructive and arresting of confidence and development? Why has some supervision been beautifully pleasant but banal? Why have other experiences of supervision been incredibly useful, invigorating, helpful and growth promoting? I need to know what has made the difference. And so, I begin this chapter with a series of questions:

  • What are the ingredients of good supervision as opposed to bad?
  • Can I begin to describe supervision in terms of good and bad?
  • What were the key factors that helped make sense of the varying experiences of supervision for me?
  • Is it possible to ...
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