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Self Supervision

A Primer for Counselors and Human Service Professionals

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Self Supervision by Patrick J. Morrissette
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Traditional systems of supervision provide counselors and other helping professionals with the support and feedback necessary for effective treatment and continued professional growth. Yet with cuts in our health care system and increasing needs in remote areas, the contact and personnel requirements of traditional supervision are not always feasible. In these cases, the self supervision process can provide the practitioner with a valuable, yet cost-free, tool for professional growth and quality assurance in treatment. Indeed, this deliberate process of reflection on intrapersonal, interpersonal, and clinical issues that influence one's work is of tremendous value to practitioners with and without the benefit of traditional supervision. Self-Supervision: A Primer for Counselors and Human Service Professionals Systhesizes past and current literature on the theory and practice of self-supervision, drawing on contributions froma wide variety of disciplines. Beginning with a historical overview and discussion of the counselor-client relationship, boundary transgressions, the counselor's family-of-origin and unresolved issues, and disclosure styles, Patrick J. Morrissette provides the reader with a foundation for understanding the issues that must be examined when evaluating one's own work. He then outlines the reflective process and describes actual practice, guiding principles, and strategies for self-supervision. Finally presented are proactive measures for counselor self-care. "Know thyself," Socrates said when he advised his students pursue a path of self-education and self-discovery: the path, he said, to virtue. Indeed, no matter waht one's profession, self knowledge is an invaluable resource, but the means to its development not always intuitive. Self-Supervision provides counselors and human service professionals with a plan for the pursuit of self-knowledge, a working model for the independent direction of their own professional growth.

Author Biography

Patrick J. Morrissettte, Ph.D., RMFT, NCC, is an Associate Professor in the School of Health Studies at Brandon University in Manitoba, Canada. He is a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), an Approved Clinical Supervisor with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.
Release date NZ
May 2nd, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Brunner-Routledge
Pages
188
Dimensions
152x229x13
ISBN-13
9781583910757
Product ID
1648820

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