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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
Chapter 8: Training Supervisees to Use Supervision
Training Supervisees to Use Supervision
I was originally trained in supervision in the late 1960s by Joan Tash (1967) who wrote one of the early books published on supervision. This was a course for supervising Youth and Community workers where I was involved in training at that time. Joan Tash came from social work with some interest in counselling, and my training contained elements of both. In 1973 I moved into training counsellors and supervising their work, and was not aware of any training for supervising counsellors at that time, or of any literature on supervision, apart from some American papers. My supervision, like that of most of my colleagues, was based on how I had been supervised and it was ...