`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 7: Training for Supervision Evaluation
Training for Supervision Evaluation
We conceptualize the task of evaluation in supervision as assessing answers to the following questions: What is the aim of supervision? Is that aim being achieved?
This chapter focuses on training supervisors in the evaluation of their supervision. Supervisors generally agree that the goal of supervision is to enhance the quality of the service to the client and towards this end to develop the competence of the practitioner. Given this focus, in thinking about training for evaluation, we consider it important for the supervisor to reflect on what evaluation might mean in their own particular context and within their own theoretical orientation. The specific answers to the above questions, the details of what constitutes an enhancement of ...