Overview

This reader-friendly and stimulating volume, indispensable to anyone interested in supervision from a systemic perspective, emerged from a conference organised jointly by the Institute of Family Therapy and the Tavistock Clinic in London. It is focused on developments within supervisions and reflects the increasing need for clinical supervisors in advanced level family training courses. The central theme of the book is the application of systemic thinking to the field of supervision. The complexities of topics ...
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Perspectives on Supervision

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This reader-friendly and stimulating volume, indispensable to anyone interested in supervision from a systemic perspective, emerged from a conference organised jointly by the Institute of Family Therapy and the Tavistock Clinic in London. It is focused on developments within supervisions and reflects the increasing need for clinical supervisors in advanced level family training courses. The central theme of the book is the application of systemic thinking to the field of supervision. The complexities of topics involved in this area are fully engaged by the many contributors. The book is organised into four main sections, each ending with a useful and unifying commentary from the editors.
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David Campbell was a consultant clinical psychologist based at the Tavistock Clinic in London. In addition to a clinical practice, he developed training courses in supervision, professional doctorate research, and Master's-level family therapy training. He established a long-standing international practice as a management and leadership trainer and organizational consultant.

Barry Mason is a former Director of the Institute of Family Therapy. He has been involved in the training of systemic therapists and practitioners since 1983, as well as in developing post-qualifying training programmes in supervision, and co-developing criteria for the registration of supervisors and supervision courses in the UK.

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Table of Contents

Series Editors' Foreword
About the Authors
Foreword
Introduction
Pt. I Setting the context for supervision
1 Different levels of analysis in the supervisory process 3
2 Cultural issues in supervision 21
Pt. II Perspectives on training
3 A reflective recording format for supervisors and trainees 45
4 Training systemic supervisors: multi-layered learning 59
5 The interlocking of therapy and supervision: the Athenian experience from the viewpoint of supervisors and supervisors 81
6 Some reflections on process, relationship, and personal development in supervision 91
Comments 113
Pt. III Perspectives on practice
7 Family therapy supervision in the context of an inpatient child and adolescent eating-disorders unit 117
8 Working in the grey zone: the challenge for supervision in the area between therapy and social control 141
9 "But how can I help if I don't know?" Supervising work with refugee families 157
Comments 181
Pt. IV A perspective on evaluation
10 Supervision and clinical governance 185
Comments 205
References 207
Index 220
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