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Social Work Supervision : Contexts and Concepts - Ming-Sum Tsui

Social Work Supervision

Contexts and Concepts

Paperback Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9780761917670
Number Of Pages: 200

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A book on social work supervision is desperately needed to bridge the gap between the demands of the field and the absence of literature. Social Work Supervision: Contexts and Concepts aims to provide readers with basic knowledge of theories, research, and practice of supervision. The book addresses the needs of social work supervisors, frontline practitioners, students, and educators and contains a comprehensive literature review of the historical development, theories and models, and empirical research studies of the subject. Equally important, this is a book from practice experience in supervision that enhances the competence of supervisory practice. It will help social workers, supervisors, and administrators to realize and revitalize their "mission" in social work, that is, to benefit clients.

Preface
The History, Nature, And Definition Of Social Work Supervision
The History Of Social Work Supervision
The Development Of Social Work Supervision
Definitions Of Social Work Supervision
Personal Supervision, Professional Supervision, And Organizational Supervision
Objectives Of Social Work Supervision
Theoretical Models Of Social Work Supervision
Models Of Social Work Supervision
The State Of The Art Of Social Work Supervision
Constructing A Comprehensive Model Of Social Work Supervision
Philosophy And Principles
The Supervisory Relationship
Culture As The Context For Supervision
Implications For Social Work Supervision
The Contexts For Supervision
The Physical Context
Interpersonal Context
The Cultural Context
The Psychological Context
A Holistic Context For Supervision
Administrative Functions
Job Performance
Staff Performance
Quality Of Performance
Quality Of Service
Organizational Performance
The Supervisor As Manager
The Transition From Frontline Worker To Supervisor
Educational And Supportive Functions
The Characteristics Of Educational Supervision
Giving Feedback
Supportive Supervision
Stress And Burnout Of Supervisors And Supervisees
Gender: Working With Male And Female Supervisors
Diversity Issues In Cross-Cultural Supervision
Power Issues Between Supervisors And Supervisees
The Nature Of Power And Authority
The Differences Between Power And Authority
The Sources Of Power And Authority
The Art Of Using Power And Authority
Supervisor's And Supervisee's Power Games
Stages And Skills Of Supervision
The Stages Of Supervision Process
The Developmental Stages Of Supervisor
The Developmental Stages Of Supervisee
The Developmental Stages Of Supervisory Process
The Relaitonship Between Supervisor And Nsupervisee: A Transactional Analysis
Group Supervision
Planning And Preparation Of Supervision Sessions
The Physical Setting
Contract
Agendas And Records
Duration And Discussion
The Content Of Discussio/N
Consideraitons And Constraints
The State Of The Art Of Research On Social Work Supervision
A Review Of Research Studies
Criteria For Selecting Emperical Research Literature
Critque Of Existing Research Literature On Social Work Supervision
Relevance To Theory Building
Research Agenda For The Future
From The Reality To The Ideal
Social Work Supervision: A Personal Reflection
A List Of Empirical Research On Supervision For Social Workers
References
Name Index
Subject Index
About The Author
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ISBN: 9780761917670
ISBN-10: 0761917675
Series: SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.5 x 14.9  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3