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2nd Edition

The New Handbook of Counseling Supervision

ISBN 9780805853698
Published July 20, 2005 by Routledge
166 Pages

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Book Description

The second edition of this ground-breaking book continues the mission of its predecessor: to provide a "best principles" and "best practices" overview of the counseling supervision process, one that is firmly rooted in the recent explosion of empirical research in this field. Sponsored by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), the presentation is targeted primarily at master's-level practitioners who want "how-to" applications of the research literature (with examples) rather than a comprehensive review of the supervision literature. Like the first edition, this revised book is also a useful supplement for more academic texts used for doctoral-level instruction in counseling supervision.

Key changes in this new edition include greater attention to multicultural and diversity issues and new chapters on group supervision and on technology. Also new are discussion questions and vignettes meant to enhance application of key concepts in each chapter as well as more sample materials and forms for practice.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Supervision Models and Principles. Initial Supervisory Sessions. Supervision Interventions. Group Supervision. Supervisory Relationship and Process Issues. Ethical Issues in Supervision. Evaluation of the Supervisee. Technology in Supervision. Appendices: Standards for Counseling Supervisors. Curriculum Guide for Training Counseling Supervisors. Ethical Guidelines for Counseling Supervisors. (Dye & Borders, 1990) Standards for Counseling Supervisors Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. (Borders et al, 1991) Curriculum Guide for Training Counseling Supervisors Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. (Hart et al, 1995) Ethical Guidelines for Counseling Supervisors Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.

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L. DiAnne Borders, PhD, LPC, ACS, is Burlington Industries Excellence Professor in the counseling program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches clinical supervision and supervises doctoral students' clinical supervision internships. She is the author of several books and numerous empirical and conceptual articles on clinical supervision. Her research is focused on novice supervisor development, supervision education and pedagogy, and process issues in clinical supervision. She is Editor of The Clinical Supervisor, the only international and interdisciplinary journal on supervision.

Lori L. Brown, PhD, is a Professional School Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice in eastern North Carolina. She has worked as a counselor educator and clinical supervisor at several universities, and supervised practicing counselors in private supervision practice. Dr. Brown has written extensively on the topic of clinical supervision. She is a past president of the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and the Georgia Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.


"The book is the best for beginning supervisors who want an overview of supervision, good documentation forms, supervisor questions, and suggestions for supervision. It is also good for those who are seasoned supervisors and want to supplement the book in practicum courses with personal experiences."

"Borders' and Brown's practice oriented guide in counseling supervision is a must-have tool for both supervisees and supervisors. One notable facet of this revision is its expansion of multicultural and diversity issues. Of particular merit is the authors' discussion of the multicultural influences on the supervisory relationship and their inclusion of concrete questions and activities that supervisors can utilize with their supervisees to increase cultural awareness."
Catherine Y. Chang
Georgia State University