For many supervisors and supervisees, the question of where responsibility lies with the client-unsellor//supervisor triad had not been adequately answered until now. Supervising Counsellors sets out to do this be exploring the issues fully and drawing practical conclusions which will serve as a framework for good practice. Supervising Counsellors is a practical and insightful guide to the responsibilities facing all those involved in supervising practitioners and trainees. Drawing together contributions and new research from those at the forefront of supervisory practice, this book makes essential reading for both qualified and trainee supervisors. Part One defines the supervisor's clinical, legal
Supervision for Supervisors: What are the Implications for Responsibility?
The British Association for Counselling (BAC) Code of Ethics and Practice for Supervisors of Counsellors (1996a: B.2.3) states that ‘Supervisors are responsible for making arrangements for their own supervision in order to support their counselling supervision work and to help them evaluate their competence.’ To comply with the code of ethics, supervisors need to contract with another experienced counselling/supervision practitioner (hereafter referred to as a consultant to avoid confusion) with whom they can discuss issues pertinent to their supervisory practice. Although this might be considered to be good practice, there is no code of ethics specifically for consultants and little that might help such a consultant to determine ...