Resources for Supervisors
Resources for anyone providing supervision to people working with young people.
The Scrapbook provides practical information and exercises to help those working with young people in Aotearoa strengthen their supervision practice. The resource is targeted towards youth workers in Aotearoa, regardless of their experience or knowledge of supervision.
A Vision for Supervision is a new way of encapsulating ‘good practice’ in human services work. Blending ideas from the complementary worlds of solution-focused and strengths-based practice, this unique resource invites both supervisors and practitioners to stretch their reflection and conversation.
Lowe, R., and Deal, R. (2014). A Vision For Supervision. Australia: Innovative Resources.
Viewing supervision as a place for learning, this guide considers how supervision can assist practitioners to develop professional resilience and manage the stresses of complex work environments. It also includes specific chapters on supervision of clinical student placements and in child protection settings.
Davys, Allyson., Beddoe, Liz., (2010) Best Practice in Professional Supervision: A Guide for the Helping Professions. London, Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
In Clinical Supervision in Aotearoa/New Zealand editor Dianne Wepa has brought together the expertise of a range of experienced educators, researchers and practitioners to create a text that will be a valuable resource for students, tutors, managers, policy analysts and others involved in the delivery of health care.
Wepa, Dianne., (2007). Clinical Supervision in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A Health Perspective, New Zealand: Pearson Education New Zealand.
Using features such as case studies, exercises and points for reflection, this is an ideal introduction to managing the supervisory relationship for both trainee and supervisor. This book covers new and contemporary areas of supervision such as ethical maturity, insights into supervision from neuroscience, the organisational demands from the various contexts in which supervision takes place.
Carroll, M., (2014), Effective Supervision for the Helping Professions, England: SAGE Publications Ltd.
This book empowers supervisees to take responsibility for their supervision and learning and aims to persuade supervisors, and organisations that pay for staff supervision, to allow supervisees to do so. Developments in the world of supervision, education and neuroscience have added substantially to the literature and practice of supervision since the publication of the first edition of this book.
Carroll, M., Gilbert, Maria C., (2011), On Being a Supervisee: Creating Learning Partnerships, Australia: PsychOz Publications.
Robin Shohet brings together supervisors from the fields of consultancy, education, coaching, psychotherapy, youth work and homeopathy, many of whom have been supervising for over 20 years. The contributors explain why supervision continues to be just as important as when they first started, and describe how and why they have managed to stay passionate about their chosen career.
Shohet, R., Passionate Supervision, (2008). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
The seven-eyed supervision model which is at the core of the book has been expanded and developed to reflect its use in many professions and different parts of the world. The extensively updated and enlarged book provides key reading for professionals across the social care and helping professions, as well as those working in Education, Coaching and HR.
Hawkins, P., & Shohet, R. (2012). Supervision in the helping professions: An individual, group, and organizational approach. Milton Keynes: England: Open University Press.
A New Zealand blog about professional supervision and experiential training by a consortium team of independent practitioners who collaborate together in practical, interactive professional development workshops for people working or volunteering in health, social services and education and in project management. The team are based in Palmerston North and Wellington.
A peak body for clinical supervision in Australia which has a range of resources for supervisors and a regular conference.