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Welcome to your Supervision & Continuing Professional Development reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout this module.
Group Supervision by `The Second Edition of Group Supervision is essential reading for all participants in group supervision. It offers a comprehensive insight into the complexities of organising, managing and creatively facilitating a group or of being a practitioner in a cooperative peer group′ - Professor Sue Wheeler University of Leicester Among the plethora of supervision books, Group Supervision is the only one dedicated to group work. Brigid Proctor shows how group supervision can provide a supportive environment in which practitioners learn from each others′ experience, finding positive and creative ways of working with the diversity which characterises all groups. Examining tasks, roles and responsibilities of both supervisors and supervisees, she describes the skills needed for: " managing different types of group, " developing a flexible leadership style " making sense of group and individual needs " using creative methods. The Second Edition of this popular text features up-to-date research findings on group supervision in organisations and further coverage of the challenge of ethical decision-making in groups. A new chapter considers the advantages of groups for supervisor development and training, stressing the urgency for greater accountability and research. Essential for all supervisors and trainers, the practical information in this book will also benefit those who manage organizations providing group supervision for counsellors and psychotherapists- be they employees, volunteers or trainees. Brigid Proctor, Fellow of the BACP, is a retired Director of Counselling courses at South West London College and has subsequently worked freelance as a counsellor, supervisor, trainer and consultant.
Call Number: 616.89152 PRO + eBook
Publication Date: 2008
The Therapeutic Use of Self Counselling Practice, Research and Supervision by The Therapeutic Use of Self has continued, since its publication in 1999, to be considered a key text within integrative, humanistic and relational approaches for the training and development of therapists in the UK and abroad. ¿ This long-awaited classic edition includes powerful case examples and extensive research findings, presenting the counsellor¿s evaluation of their own practice as the main vehicle for the development of insight and awareness into individual ¿therapeutic¿ characteristics. The book addresses many of the taboos and infrequently discussed aspects of therapy, such as: ¿ The value of therapist failure ¿ Breaking the rules of counselling ¿ Working beyond the accepted boundaries of counselling. ¿ The Therapeutic Use of Self will help professionals and trainees acknowledge, develop and value their own unique contribution to counselling and psychotherapy. The book remains a ground-breaking examination of the individual therapist¿s contribution to process and outcome in counselling and supervision.
Call Number: 616.8914 WOS
Publication Date: 2017
Supervision As Transformation by Supervision provides a positive space for compassion, inquiry, reflection, and above all development. The chapters in this book are written from a wide range of perspectives, all of which take a practical approach to supervision and show how transformative it can be when approached in the right way. Contributions range from explorations of supervision as a journey of life-long learning and its place at the heart of practice to chapters on faith, transformation, dealing with feelings, and working with asylum seekers and refugees. The multidisciplinary approach covers much ground not previously touched upon, and every contribution demonstrates just how powerful and transformational passionate supervision has the potential to be. This book will be an invaluable resource for anyone working in the helping professions, for whom supervision is an integral part of their work.
Call Number: 361.060683 SHO + eBook
Publication Date: 2011