State of the Art in Clinical Supervision

Edited by John R. Culbreth, Lori L. Brown

© 2010 – Routledge

254 pages | 17 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

There have been many recent developments in the research, theory, and practice of supervision in counseling, but few reliable resources are available for practitioners seeking to expand their knowledge in these areas. Culbreth and Brown have assembled a group of leading researchers, scholars, and professionals in the field to present a collection of chapters on the state of the art in clinical supervision. These chapters provide the reader with fresh approaches to core topics, such as multicultural competence, religion and spirituality, and the training of supervisors, as well as discussions of new areas of study. Alternative methods to conducting supervision are explored with expressive art techniques and the uses of narrative therapy and concepts of emotional intelligence. Triadic supervision and the use of the newest developments in technology are also considered. Current and future supervisors will no doubt find the innovative and informative strategies described in this book invaluable in their work with supervisees.

Reviews

"This book is well organized and written and provides content on cutting-edge topics important to counselor supervision." - Loretta J. Bradley, PhD, is Paul Whitfield Horn Professor and Coordinator of Counselor Education, Texas Tech University

"In a refreshing shift from prescriptive to divergent dialogue, this edited text embraces the art at the heart of clinical supervision. This is a book to read as we strive to help clients, supervisees, and ourselves reclaim the challenge and possibility of healing relationships." - Janet Falvey, PhD, NCC, ACS, is a professor at the University of New Hampshire

"This book is packed with ideas to energize the field. It gives both new and experienced supervisors ideas to consider in a field that can sometimes get rather stale." - Jane M. Campbell, PhD, NBCC, ACS, is a nationally recognized author, workshop presenter, and consultant in the field of clinical supervision.

Table of Contents

Chang, Flowers, Multicultural Supervision Competence. Osborn, Kelly, No Surprise: Practices for Conducting Supervisee Evaluations. Gillam, Baltimore, Triadic Supervision. Jencius, Baltimore, Getz, Innovative Uses of Technology in Clinical Supervision. Smith-Adcock, Scholl, Wittman, Tucker, Rapisarda, Graham, Using Expressive Arts in Counseling. Borders, Principles of Best Practices for Clinical Supervisor Training Programs. Young, Cashwell, Religion, Spirituality, and Clinical Supervision. Culbreth, Gressard, The Transtheoretical Model of Change in Clinical Supervision. Sturm, Applications of Narrative Therapy in Supervision. Cooper, Ng, On Becoming an Emotionally Intelligent Counseling Supervisor.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY010000
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health