Clinical supervision is a professional service to support managers, staff, counsellors and individuals who work in organizations that support others. Effective supervision occurs when the external supervisor is not a member of staff.
Supervision is not a management role but rather a mentor / coaching role and is where people work in partnership to explore, reflect, unravel the demands that can face them and provide a new insight.
Types of supervision are individual supervision or facilitated group supervision.
Supervision is based upon:
coaching – to fully trust in the relationship, development – through reflection on self and others process, resourcing – how we respond to our colleagues and qualitative – understanding the process.