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

Supervisor Responsibility within Organisational Contexts

Supervisor Responsibility within Organisational Contexts

Supervisor responsibility within organisational contexts

Counselling supervision has developed rapidly over the last decade, and has produced a wealth of literature in both the UK and the USA, yet little attention has been paid to the organisational context within which it takes place.

Counsellors and supervisors are normally trained to use an individually orientated perspective to process problems, at the expense of accruing a broader knowledge of organisational factors that influence behaviour (Carroll and Hollway, 1999). Organisations are complex, dynamic systems, and understanding them is not an easy task, yet this understanding is essential if counselling supervision is to be effective for the client, the supervisee, and the manager within the organisation. This chapter attempts to unravel some of the complexities of working ...

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