Theories Of Social Work Supervision

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Introduction What is supervision? According to the Supervision Framework for the Social Work Profession in South Africa. 2012. Social work supervision is an interactional and interminable process within the context of a positive, anti-discriminatory relationship, based on distinct theories, models and perspectives on supervision whereby a social work supervisor supervises a social work practitioner by performing educational, supportive and administrative functions in order to promote efficient and professional rendering of social work services. 1. In terms of developmental stages I would say that I was in the beginner phase because if we looking at the 3 aspects of development which are motivation, autonomy and awareness. Motivation wise…show more content…
When these roles and responsibilities are set, each person gets to know what is expected of them, when and how. Everything gets done on time with less time and energy wasted because with each person doing something it becomes easier for both to finish whatever duty is in front, and in supervision there is always something that needs to be…show more content…
The supervisor was so responsible that sometimes lunch was on her. Educates by impairing knowledge and experiences: The supervisor did not hide anything from me, the first day she articulated everything I should expect and how to deal with most of what was to come. She told me about her work experiences and how she navigated through, at some point she would allow me to sit in her own office interviews to observe and learn. The supervisor even took me one day to of the social workers meeting who are working there and she introduced me as her student who is there to learn. Supervisee: Comes prepared for supervision: I always had questions for supervision because I feared to do something wrong so I asked everything no matter small it is. My preparation included being also prepared emotionally and academically which means I always took notes for referencing. This part was so important for me because I did not want any bad look from the supervisor by making her feel like I was not doing what was required of me, I wanted to hold my end of the deal just as
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