What is clinical supervision?
Working under supervision means the counsellor (social worker, occupational therapist, etc) use supervision to review their work in relation with their client, their professional development and personal development
Supervision is a professional service but not a managerial role. The supervisor is not the boss but rather a consultant.
What does the Supervisor provide?
The supervisor offers a climate in which the supervisee can feel understood, supported and challenged; as well as instructed and assisted in their counselling work. It is the supervisor’s responsibility to provide conditions that will help the supervisee to consider their experiences as subjects for reflection, elucidation and generating sources of knowledge.
Models of Supervision: