Liz Beddoe

Professor Liz Beddoe teaches in the School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work at the University of Auckland. Liz’s teaching and research interests include critical perspectives on social work education, professional supervision, the professionalization project of social work, moral panics and media framing of social problems. Liz has published articles on supervision and professional issues in New Zealand and international journals. Liz also blogs New Zealand social work research here.  Google Scholar profile here.

She has co-authored ‘Best Practice in Professional Supervision: A guide for the helping professions’ (2010, Jessica Kingsley Publishers) with Allyson Davys. And:;

Beddoe , L., & Davys, A. (2016). Challenges in professional supervision: Current themes and models for practice. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Selected journal articles on supervision include:

Beddoe, L. (2017). Harmful supervision: A commentary. The Clinical Supervisor, 36(1), 88-101. doi:10.1080/07325223.2017.1295894

Beddoe, L. (2016). Supervision in social work in Aotearoa New Zealand: Challenges in changing contexts. The Clinical Supervisor, 35(2), 156-174. doi:10.1080/07325223.2016.1217497

Beddoe, L., Karvinen-Niinikoski, S., Ruch, G., & Tsui, M.-s. (2015). Towards an international consensus on a research agenda for social work supervision: Report on the first survey of a Delphi study. British Journal of Social Work. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcv110 Read here

Beddoe, L. (2015). Supervision and developing the profession: One supervision or many? China Journal of Social Work, 8(2), 150-163. doi:10.1080/17525098.2015.1039173

Davys, A. M., & Beddoe, L. (2015). ‘Going Live’: An Exploration of Models of Peer, Supervisor Observation and Observation for Assessment. Practice, 1-18. doi:10.1080/09503153.2015.1053857 Read here

Davys, A. M., & Beddoe, L. (2015). ‘Going live’: A negotiated collaborative model for live observation of practice. Practice, 1-20. doi:10.1080/09503153.2015.1032234 Read here

Beddoe, L., Davys, A. M., & Adamson, C. (2014). ‘Never Trust Anybody Who Says “I Don’t Need Supervision”’: Practitioners’ Beliefs about Social Worker Resilience. Practice, 26(2), 113-130. doi:10.1080/09503153.2014.896888 Read free here

Beddoe, L. (2011). ‘External Supervision in Social Work: Power, Space, Risk, and the Search for Safety’. Australian Social Work, 65(2), 197-213, Read here

Beddoe, L. (2010). Surveillance or reflection: Professional supervision in ‘the risk society’. British Journal of Social Work, 40(4), 1279-1296.  Abstract

Beddoe, L., & Howard, F. (2012). Interprofessional Supervision in Social Work and Psychology: Mandates and (Inter) Professional Relationships. The Clinical Supervisor, 31(2), 178-202. Read here

Beddoe, L., Ackroyd, J., Chinnery, S.-A., & Appleton, C. (2011). Live supervision of students in field placement: More than just watching. Social Work Education, 30(5), 512-528. Read here

Davys, A., & Beddoe , L. (2008). Interprofessional learning for supervision: ‘Taking the blinkers off’. Learning in Health and Social Care, 8(1), 58-69. Abstract

Davys, A., & Beddoe , L. (2009). The Reflective Learning Model: Supervision of social work students. Social Work Education, 28(8), 919-935. Read here

Maidment, J., & Beddoe, L. (2012). Is Social Work Supervision in “Good Heart”? A Critical Commentary. Australian Social Work, 65(2), 163-170. Read here


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