Supervision in Social Work

Supervision in Social Work

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Supervision in Social Work by Alfred Kadushin, Daniel Harkness

Taking into account the changes in public policy and reductions in financial resources that have occurred over the last ten years, the fourth edition of Supervision in Social Work defines the place of supervision in the social agency, its functions, its process, and its problems. Explored in detail are topics of risk management, of countering worker burnout through supportive supervision, and the problems and stresses associated with becoming and being a supervisor.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231507738
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 09/05/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 501
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Alfred Kadushin is the Julia C. Lathrop Professor of Social Work Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is the author of The Social Work Interview: A Guide for Human Service Professionals, 4th edition (with Goldie Kadushin) published by Columbia University Press. Daniel Harkness is a licensed clinical social worker and an associate professor in the School of Social Work at Boise State University.

Table of Contents

1. History, Definition, and Significance;

2. Administrative Supervision;
3. Administrative Supervision: Problems in Implementation;
4. Educational Supervision: Definition, Differentiation, Content, and Process;
5. Principles and Problems in Implementing Educational Supervision;
6. Supportive Supervision;
7. Problems and Stresses in Becoming and Being a Supervisor;
8. Evaluation;
9. The Group Conference in Supervision;
10. Problems and Innovations;

What People are Saying About This

Peter J. Pecora

Kadushin and Harkness have built on previous groundbreaking work to provide the field with a thought-provoking and comprehensive resource for students, faculty, and human services staff.

Kim Strom-Gottfried

Supervision is an incredibly complex aspect of professional practice, encompassing support, education, administration, evaluation, discipline, and risk management. Since its first edition, this book has been the gold standard on the art and science of supervison. The authors effectively build on that strong foundation by distilling important research, identifying risks and opportunities, and recommending strategies for sound supervision amid contemporary challenges. Our profession is so fortunate to have this resource!

Cynthia D. Bisman

The continuation of a classic! As always, the book is a joy to read, replete with numerous case examples to illustrate the major principles.

Diana Dinitto

The new edition of this classic supervision text continues to address many questions about supervision and provides information on the challenger that supervisors face in the twenty-first century.

Marion Bogo

This edition of the classic Kadushin and Harkness text continues as the seminal work on Supervision in Social Work, a distinctive practice valued by generations of social workers. Drawing on the growing body of contemporary empirical findings the authors provide support for many of the long-standing concepts, principles, and practices so astutely identified in the original and later editions. Recent literature from social work and related fields is integrated with contemporary issues facing social work agencies and their supervisors. New and experienced supervisors as well as supervision scholars and researchers will find this comprehensive text an invaluable resource.

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