Clinical Supervision Activities for Increasing Competence and Self-Awareness
Providing tested guidance for clinical supervisors of mentalhealth professionals, editors Roy A. Bean, Sean D. Davis, andMaureen P. Davey draw from their own backgrounds in training,private practice, and academe, as well as from an internationalpanel of experts representing various mental health fields toprovide activities and best practices that allow therapists tobetter serve an increasingly diverse set of clients and issues.
While clinical skills are easily observed, the more subtle areasof self-awareness, or exploring unexamined judgments are moredifficult to spot and to provide supervision and guidance for. Thenumerous experiential activities included will help supervisors andthe mental health professional they supervise develop their skillsand techniques around:
- Multicultural awareness
- Perspective taking
The book covers both clinical as well as diversity-focusedcompetence and awareness, and suggests various forms of activities,including research exercises, reflection, journaling, and more.Each activity includes measurement metrics as well as additionalresources that help clinicians identify the best activity for agiven situation. Appropriate for clinicians at every level and froma multitude of backgrounds, these tried and tested best practicescan be used in clinical supervision, as a class assignment, or tofacilitate professional growth.