1st Edition

Supervision and Clinical Psychology
Theory, Practice and Perspectives

ISBN 9781583912553
Published November 6, 2003 by Routledge
280 Pages

USD $50.95

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Book Description

Increased attention is now being paid to the role of supervision in both pre-qualification and post-qualification practice in clinical psychology in the UK. This definitive text addresses the issues of central concern to supervisors in clinical psychology. Senior trainers and clinicians draw on relevant research and their own experience, covering:

* historical development of supervision and a review of worldwide literature on supervision
* supervisory and therapy models
* maximizing supervisory resources
* supervisory training and effectiveness
* cultural and gender issues in supervision
* measuring the effectiveness of supervision
* future perspectives for supervision in clinical psychology.

Supervision and Clinical Psychology provides practical advice essential for clinical psychology supervisors, as well as those in psychiatry, social work and psychotherapy.

Table of Contents

I. Fleming, L. Steen, An Introduction. S. Wheeler, A Review of Supervisor Training in the UK. H. Beinart, Models of Supervision and the Supervisory Relationship and their Evidence Base. G. Turpin, J. Scaife, P. Rajan, Enhancing the Quality and Availability of Clinical Psychology Training Placements within the NHS. I. Fleming, Training Clinical Psychologists as Supervisors. D. Green, Organising and Evaluating Supervisor Training. N. Patel, Difference and Power in Supervision: The Case of Culture and Racism. M. Dennis, G. Aitken, Incorporating Gender Issues in Clinical Supervision. D. Cushway, J. Knibbs, Trainees' and Supervisors' Perceptions of Supervision. S. Matthews, A. Treacher, Therapy Models and Supervision in Clinical Psychology. I. Fleming, L. Steen, Conclusions and Future Perspectives.

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Ian Fleming and Linda Steen are joint Clinical Directors of the doctoral Clinical Psychology training programme at the University of Manchester. They have considerable experience of all aspects of training and a particular interest in supervision. As clinical psychologists in the NHS for over 20 years they have a wealth of experience of supervising others, including trainee clinical psychologists.