The Complete Systemic Supervisor: Context, Philosophy, and Pragmatics

The Complete Systemic Supervisor: Context, Philosophy, and Pragmatics

by Thomas C. Todd, Cheryl L. Storm

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The Second Edition of the definitive text on systemic clinical supervision has been fully updated and now includes a range of practical online resources.

  • New edition of the definitive text on systemic clinical supervision, fully updated and revised, with a wealth of case studies throughout
  • Supported by a range of practical online resources
  • New material includes coverage of systemic supervision outside MFT and international training contexts – such as healthcare, schools and the military
  • Top-level contributors include those practicing academic, agency, and privately contracted supervision with novice to experienced therapists
  • The editors received a prestigious award in 2015 from the American Family Therapy Academy for their contribution to systemic supervision theory and practice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118509197
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/29/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
File size: 798 KB

About the Author

Thomas C. Todd is on the faculty of the Chicago Center for Family Health and is the former Chair of the Marriage and Family Therapy Department at the Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, USA. He is internationally known for his book with M. Duncan Stanton, The Family Therapy of Drug Abuse and Addiction (1982), and for Family Therapy Approaches with Adolescent Substance Abusers (1991). A longstanding member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) he has recently focused on international training, working with therapists and supervisors in Scandinavia, Brazil, and Romania.

Cheryl L. Storm is Professor Emerita and former Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy program, Pacific Lutheran University, USA. Her papers on education and supervision have appeared in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Journal of Systemic Therapies, Handbook of Clinical Issues in Couple Therapy, and Handbook of Family Therapy. In addition to teaching supervision courses for community supervisors in the USA, Canada and Mexico, she currently consults and does workshops on supervision in Asia. She has been a longstanding and active member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

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Table of Contents

The Systemic Supervisor Electronic Resources viii

About the Editors xi

About the Contributors xiii

Foreword: Supervision in Today’s Complex World xix
Harry J. Aponte

Preface xxii

1 Core Premises and a Framework for Systemic/Relational Supervision 1
Cheryl L. Storm and Thomas C. Todd

Part 1 Context – Multiple Perspectives 17

2 Drawing the Line in Ethical Dilemmas in Systemic Supervision 19
Ingeborg E. Haug and Cheryl L. Storm

3 Bridging Complex Identities with Cultural Equity and Humility in Systemic Supervision 43
Pilar Hernández-Wolfe and Teresa McDowell

4 Preparing Global-Minded Systemic Supervisees for an International Context 62
Jason J. Platt and Rajeswari Natrajan-Tyagi

5 Keeping Systemic Supervision in Focus in Educational Contexts 85
Cheryl L. Storm, Stephanie Brooks, and Kevin Lyness

6 Providing Systems-Oriented Clinical Supervision in Agency Settings 108
J. Mark Killmer and Martha Cook

7 Supervising Systemic Therapy in the Evolving Contexts of Schools, Healthcare, and Military 131
Jennifer L. Hodgson, Tommie V. Boyd, Aubry N. Koehler, Angela L. Lamson, and Anne Hearon Rambo

Part 2 Philosophy – Preferred Ideas, Values, and Beliefs 149

8 Pursuing the Universal Goal of Self-Supervision 151
Thomas C. Todd

9 Systemic Psychodynamic Supervision 166
Peter A. Reiner

10 The Transgenerational Supervision Models 186
Stephanie Brooks and Laura Roberto-Forman

11 Classic Systemic Supervision Models and Beyond 208
Thomas C. Todd

12 Common Themes Across Systemic Integrative Supervision Models 231
Sandra A. Rigazio-DiGilio

13 Postmodern Approaches to Supervision 255
Monte Bobele, Joan L. Biever, Bernadette Hassan Solórzano, and Laurel Hawks Bluntzer

14 Using Evidence in Systemic Supervision 274
Douglas C. Breunlin, Jay L. Lebow, and Catherine K. Buckley

Part 3 Relationships – Power, Problems, and Complexity 295

15 Minding the Power in Collaborative Systemic Supervision 297
Marshall Fine and Jean Turner

16 Listening to Supervisees about Problems in Systemic Supervision 314
Thomas C. Todd and Mudita Rastogi

Part 4 Pragmatics – Practices, Methods, and Gatekeeping 335

17 Developing Contextually Informed Best Practices in Systemic Supervision 337
Cheryl L. Storm and Thomas C. Todd

18 Guidelines for Selecting and Using Systemic Supervision Methods 357
Cheryl L. Storm

19 Gatekeeping and Evaluating Fit for Systemic Practice 381
Cheryl L. Storm and Colleen M. Peterson

Part 5 Training Supervisors 397

20 Training the Next Generation of Systemic Supervisors 399
Anne M. Prouty and Cheryl L. Storm

Index 417

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