Supervision in Social Work by Alfred KadushinSupervision in Social Work by Alfred Kadushin

Supervision in Social Work

byAlfred Kadushin, Daniel Harkness

Hardcover | April 1, 2014

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First published in 1976, Supervision in Social Work has become an essential text for social work educators and students, detailing the state of the field and the place, function, and challenges of supervision in social work practice.

This fifth edition takes into account the sizable number of articles and books published on supervision since 2002. Changes in public health and social welfare policy have intensified concern about the social work supervision of licensed practitioners. Tax and spending limitations at all levels of government, combined with the unfolding effects of welfare reform and managed health care, have increasingly emphasized the need for the efficient and accountable administration of health and social services in the private and public sectors. This edition confronts issues raised by these developments, including budgetary allocation and staff management, the problems of worker burnout and safety, the changing demographics and growing diversity of the supervising workforce, evidence-based and licensure supervision, and performance appraisal.

Alfred Kadushin was the Julia C. Lathrop Distinguished Professor of Social Work Emeritus at the School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was the author of Consultation in Social Work, The Social Work Interview, Adopting Older Children, and, with Judith A. Martin, Child Abuse: An Interactional Event, all publis...
Title:Supervision in Social WorkFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pagesPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231151764

ISBN - 13:9780231151764

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments1. History, Definition, and Significance2. Administrative Supervision3. Administrative Supervision: Problems in Implementation4. Educational Supervision: Definition, Differentiation, Content, and Process5. Principles and Problems in Implementing Educational Supervision6. Supportive Supervision7. Problems and Stresses in Becoming and Being a Supervisor8. Evaluation9. Group Supervision10. Problems and InnovationsBibliographyIndex

Editorial Reviews

Supervision is an incredibly complex aspect of professional practice, encompassing support, education, administration, evaluation, discipline, and risk management. Since its first edition, this book has been the gold standard on the art and science of supervision. The authors effectively build on that strong foundation by distilling important research, identifying risks and opportunities, and recommending strategies for sound supervision amid contemporary challenges. Our profession is so fortunate to have this resource!