Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision / Edition 4

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Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision / Edition 4

Comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and authoritative, Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision continues to be the most widely used and respected supervision text in the field. Recognizing the overlap of the mental health disciplines and of supervision modalities, the authors have integrated psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, and social work to fully cover the central themes that dominate the study and practice of clinical supervision. With a focus on developing the supervision relationship, the text contains all content areas required for certification as an Approved Clinical Supervisor, offering a complete review (and informed appraisals) of all leading models, interventions, and research.

A valuable resource for practitioners and students alike, the revised fourth edition of Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision includes a new emphasis on global contributions to the field and diversity as well as new material on technological advances, spirituality, impaired supervisees and boundary violations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205591787
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Series: Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 433
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Janine M. Bernard, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Counseling and Counselor Education at Syracuse University, a licensed mental health counselor in NY, and a nationally certified Approved Clinical Supervisor. Dr. Bernard is the author of the well-known Discrimination Model of supervision and has published extensively in the area of clinical supervision. Dr. Bernard has made presentations on a variety of topics in supervision throughout the U.S. and Canada, and in Europe, Asia, and Australia. She is a Fellow of the American Counseling Association, served as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Board for Certified Counselors, and was recently given the Legacy Award by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.

Rodney Goodyear, Ph.D., is a Professor and Department Chair at the University of Redlands as well as Emeritus Professor of Counseling Psychology, University of Southern California. He was the 2015 President of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy. Clinical supervision has been a primary focus of his scholarship. He was a member of the task group that developed the American Psychological Association’s clinical supervision guidelines and he received the American Psychological Association's 2015 award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Education and Training. He has been increasingly active in the training of supervisors internationally, including multi-year work with the Hubei Oriental Insight Mental Health Institution in Wuhan, China.

Table of Contents

All chapters close with "Conclusion."

1. The Importance, Scope, and Definition of Clinical Supervision.
Clinical Supervision in the Preparation of Mental Health Professionals.
Supervision Defined.
Supervision Goals.
Metaphors That Implicitly Define Supervision.

2. Supervision Models and Theories.
Theory in Clinical Supervision.
Psychotherapy Theory-Based Supervision.
Developmental Approaches to Supervision.
Social Role Supervision Models.
Eclectic and Integrationist Models.

3. The Supervisory Relationship: The Influence of Individual and Developmental Differences.
The Uniqueness of Two Persons in a Relationship.
Belief Systems.
Cultural Differences.
Developmental Differences.
Implications of Developmental Differences for Supervision.
Personal and Interpersonal Styles.

4. The Supervisory Relationship: Processes and Issues.
Section One: Supervision as a Three (or more) Person System.
Section Two: Supervision as a Two-Person System--Supervisor and Supervisee.
Section Three: Supervisee as a Source of Variance in the Supervisory Relationship.
Section Four: Supervisor as a Source of Variance in the Supervisory Relationship.
Terminating Supervisory Relationships.

5. Supervision Interventions: Individual Supervision.
Initial Criteria for Choosing Interventions.
Structured versus Unstructured Interventions.
Methods, Forms, and Techniques of Supervision.
The growing use of technology in supervision

6. Supervision Interventions: Group Supervision.
Group Supervision Defined.
Advantages and Limitation of Supervising in Groups.
Between-Supervisee Issues and Processes.
More General Tasks of the Supervisor:Challenging and Supporting.
More Specific Tasks and Foci of the Supervisor.
Group Stages and Processes.
Peer Group Supervision.
A Procedure for Supervisee Assessment and Feedback.

7. Supervision Interventions: Live Supervision.
Methods of Live Supervision.
The Live Supervision Intervention.
Presession Planning and Postsession Debriefing.
Implementing Live Supervision.
Advantages and Disadvantages.
Team Supervision.
Research Results and Questions.
Live Supervision in Different Contexts.

8. Evaluation.
Criteria for Evaluation.
Favorable Conditions for Evaluation.
The Process of Evaluation.
The Impaired Supervisee
Additional Evaluation Issues.

9. Ethical and Legal Considerations.
Major Legal Issues for Clinical Supervisors.
Major Ethical Issues for Clinical Supervisors.
Ethical Decision Making.

10. Establishing a Context for Effective Clinical Supervision.
Understanding Organizational Context.
Importance of Organizational Competence.
Training Systems.
The Essential Ingredient: A Supervision Plan.
Supervision Contracts
The University Supervisor.
The Field Site Supervisor.
Tasks Common to All Clinical Supervisors.
Working Toward Organizational Competence.

11. The Training and Development of Supervisors.
Supervisor Development Models.
Training and Supervising Supervisors.

12. Supervision Research Issues, Directions, and Methods.
Issues and Directions for Supervision Research.
Methodological Considerations in Supervision Research.


Appendix A: Standards for Preparation and Practice of Counseling Supervisors.

Appendix B: Ethical Guidelines for Clinical Supervisors.

Appendix C: Supervision Instruments.

Appendix D: Structured Workshop in Clinical Supervision.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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