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Clinical Supervision: What to Do and How to Do It



This book presents a practical yet comprehensive framework for thinking about and doing clinical supervision. It provides a strengths based, process phase model that begins with engagement and “carries through” to assessment, goal setting, intervention and evaluation. There is also an intervention section that focuses on the clinical supervisor’s administrative role as manager, which includes information on managing risk, and managing the agency/staff “fit.” Issues related to culturally competent practice, ethics and legal issues are weaved through the book from beginning to end. To help readers learn the complex dynamics of clinical supervision, Dr. Cohen provides a multitude of case illustrations gathered form 30 years of practice experience. These examples are intended to make didactic features of the framework “come alive” as they illuminate the thinking processes of the participants and in most cases, their feelings and behavior as well. Part One, The “Engagement Phase: Constructing the Foundation,” defines clinical supervision, roles and the supervisory contract; explores features of relationship building (core relationship skills, cultural competence, and ethical use of self); and covers individual and group formats for supervision. Part Two, “The Work Phase: Building in Engagement,” covers assessment, goal setting, intervention and evaluation as well as a section on the managerial aspects of clinical supervision.

Author: Cohen, Robert I

Topic: Psychology
Media: Book
ISBN: 534630278
Language: English
Pages: 128

Additional information

Weight 0.57 lbs
Dimensions 9.12 × 6.44 × 0.37 in


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