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

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 … Continue reading

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Challenges in professional supervision: Current themes and models for practice

Just published with Allyson Davys, our second book on professional supervision. This is a new book with material we couldn’t cover enough in our first book. Please  click on this link for a video  Q and A  on the book … Continue reading

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‘Swimming to shore’: Co-constructing supervision with a thinking-aloud process

Matt Rankine and Andrew Thompson  Supervision for social workers is an essential vehicle for revitalising, reflecting and transforming practice. In our new article, we open the doors on our supervision session, with Matt as supervisee and Andrew as supervisor, and critically reflect … Continue reading

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Supervision and developing the profession: One supervision or many?

Liz Beddoe Supervision is “not politically innocent” Adamson here suggests that in making the arguments ‘for’ supervision we must be very mindful of the context (Adamson 2012, 194). Supervision is not, and should never be presumed to be, politically neutral. … Continue reading

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Building resilient practitioners: Constructing research out of practice

Liz Beddoe In May 2014 Carole Adamson gave a presentation at the Resilience Forum in Brighton. Carole’s aims in the session were to explore the research on resilience in social workers. • Resilience – a contested concept in social work … Continue reading

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Academic and clinical supervision: Purpose, relationships and challenges

Liz Beddoe At first glance academic and clinical or professional supervision might not have a lot in common. As activities they occur generally in quite different realms. They ostensibly have different functions and outcomes. But having read widely about both … Continue reading

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An update on the Delphi Study of Supervision in Social Work

Phase one of the study is now closed.  the Delphi study research group would like to offer our grateful thanks to those who participated in the online survey. We are impressed by the very thoughtful contributions. The survey link was open … Continue reading

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Social work, stress and supervision : Keeping a balance of heart and brain

Liz Beddoe Social workers everywhere face the most demanding conditions for many decades. Austerity politics demand service cuts and so-called efficiencies at a time when the same policies are causing terrible spikes in poverty, homelessness and insecurity with attendant increases in … Continue reading

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The Supervision Survey is now live

Thank you so much to those who have already completed the survey. We are feeling optimistic that we will have a great response. We also appreciate the comments. Please feel free to add your comments or e-mail us. For information … Continue reading

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Reflections of a supervision educator

Liz Beddoe This post isn’t on research about supervision as such but I will mention some in passing. It was promoted by an interesting discussion on supervision in Twitter last week. And that discussion was prompted by contributors talking about … Continue reading

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