Harmful supervision

Originally posted on Social Work Research in New Zealand:
“Supervision is an important component of professional learning, growth, and development in the helping professions. It is at the heart of professional practice on a career-long basis for some professions and a significant element in education and internship for others. Regardless of how long it continues…

Current Themes and Challenges in Supervision in Health and Social Services

The School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work  hosted an enjoyable CPD event on 21 November 2016 at the Kohia Centre, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Epsom, Auckland. Presentations from the three papers: Allyson Davys:  ‘Interprofessional supervision: A matter of difference’. Preliminary findings from research’ based on her current research; allyson-davys-interprofessional-supervision Matt Rankine ‘Reflective…

Supervision in social work in Aotearoa New Zealand: Challenges in changing contexts

Originally posted on Social Work Research in New Zealand:
Liz Beddoe  The major supervision journal The Clinical Supervisor has just started a new series, which will run over several years: Global developments in clinical supervision, see here for the Call for Papers. The series, “Global Developments in Clinical Supervision,” will provide the opportunity to systematically document…

Talking about supervision in Ireland

Liz Beddoe  On June 17 I was delighted to present a keynote speech on supervision at the Irish Association of Social Workers conference where the theme ‘Promoting Best Practice in Social Work Supervision’. The title of my talk was ‘Social work supervision for changing contexts: Themes from theory and research’ .  In the talk I canvassed the following themes:  the nature of…