Purpose of Supervision

Reasons for effective, evidence-based supervision

Potential outcomes of ineffective supervision

  • To guide behavioral case conceptualization, problem solving, decision making, and assistance seeking of the supervisee
  • To improve current repertoires of the supervisee
  • To maintain beneficial repertoires of the supervisee
  • To model effective supervision practices for the supervisee
  • Low-quality services to clients that result in lack of client progress or harm
  • Poor-performing supervisees with insufficient practice repertoires
  • Poor-performing supervisees unable to problem solve and make decisions in novel or unfamiliar situations
  • Supervisees who do not become effective supervisors in their own practices
  • Supervisees who engage in unethical behavior

Discussion Board

Write a scenario below that encompasses one of the points above. 

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