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SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR

by Allan Brown, Iain Bourne

SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR Synopsis

The Social Work Supervisor is the first comprehensive British text on supervision of staff in social work, community care and social welfare settings. It examines the changing social work scene of the 1990s, and breaks new ground in areas such as: *anti-oppressive supervision *supervision of post-traumatic stress *group supervision The Social Work Supervisor is a comprehensive text for the social work supervisor, and for all supervisors in social welfare and community care settings. It includes new material not found in other books on supervision. The authors emphasise the importance of the supervisory relationship, regular skilled supervision and a clear value base in the provision of good quality services. This book provides a clear theoretical framework, bringing theory and practice together through numerous practical examples of supervision in action. One major chapter examines a range of typical supervision situations, and provides suggestions for possible supervisor responses. The Social Work Supervisor will be invaluable reading for new and experienced supervisors; practice-teachers supervising students; trainers of supervisors; and social work managers.

SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR Press Reviews

...a resource, directed at social work staff in community, day-care and residential settings and is very much written from a practice perspective, with theory used appropriately throughout...a well-written and useful text for anybody engaged in clinical supervision work. - Nursing Times ...a thought-provokingand stimulating volume. It is clearly written and accessible. - Community Care ...excellent...This book is well organisedand sets out clear propositions and models, which are then discussed and illustrated by case examples, thus providing an eminentlyuseful and usable text for all those undertaking supervision or training for supervision. - Issues in Social Work Education

Book Information

ISBN: 9780335194582
Publication date: 1st December 1995
Author: Allan Brown, Iain Bourne
Publisher: Open University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 210 pages
Categories: Social work,

About Allan Brown, Iain Bourne

The Authors Allan Brown is a Senior Lecturer in Social Work at Bristol University. He has published widely on the subject of Groupwork and his publications include a book on Consultation (1984). He has experience as a staff and student supervisor and as a consultant. He has taught on many courses for supervisors and consultants in SSD, Probation and Voluntary settings. Iain Bourne is a full-time trainer working for his own consultancy IMPACT, which specialises in helping practitioners respond to clients at the point of crisis. He is also the Course Director for the Diploma in Post-traumatic Stress Counselling which he ...

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