Supervision is an essential part of counselling training and ensuring you get the very best supervision is important to all students, at all levels. This book introduces both 'new' and 'in-training' supervisors and counsellors to the concept of supervision and its purpose within counselling. The focus is on key elements of supervision, including methods, processes, skills and policy and the authors examine, in depth, the development of the supervision relationship.
Also explored are notions of creativity and flexibility in supervision, as well as key concepts such as multi-cultural and anti-oppressive practice. Full of practical activities that link theory to everyday practice, this essential textbook will develop your skills as a counsellor in an interactive and engaging way.
Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice is a new series written specifically to support students on Counselling and Psychotherapy courses. These books are practical in focus, concentrate on linking theory to everyday practice, and include practical activities to aid learning.
Dr Hazel Reid is principal lecturer and Director of the Centre for Career & Personal Development at Canterbury Christ Church University. She teaches on a range of programmes associated with youth support; including a Foundation degree programme, a BA( Hons) award and the Masters in Career Guidance and Counselling. She also supports colleagues working on Doctoral degrees. Jane Westergaard is a senior lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University. She teaches on a range of programmes specifically designed for students who plan to engage in employment with young people, but not in teaching roles. These youth support professionals include school counsellors, pastoral tutors, voluntary sector youth support workers, classroom assistants, learning mentors, careers advisers and personal advisers.
PART ONE: KEY THEORIES AND CONCEPTS What is Supervision? The Ethical Counsellor and Supervision Theoretical Frameworks for Supervision Methods for Giving and Receiving Supervision PART TWO: CHARTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP Preparing for Supervision Establishing an Effective Supervisory Relationship Progressing the Supervisory Relationship Maintaining a Working Alliance in Supervision Moving on - Ending the Supervisory Relationship Supervising the Supervisor - Transforming Counselling Practice