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6 tips for successfully starting a new role in Child Protection

Embarking on a new role in Child Protection can be both exciting and nerve wracking, whether you are a new graduate starting out, changing direction or starting a new role. Through my roles in leadership within organisations and also as a Professional Supervisor, I have seen people start a job only to find it’s not …

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Tips for getting the most out of your supervision sessions

Our supervision time is valuable! While it can be quite normal to be led by your supervisor in your supervision sessions, it’s important to remember that supervision is a two way relationship. We have the right but also an obligation to get the most out of our supervision and to direct it in a way …

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The what, why and how of supervision

If you asked everyone in social work, case work and other allied professions what supervision was called there would be many differing opinions; clinical supervision, professional supervision, peer supervision, external supervision,  group supervision or just plain old supervision to name a few. What exactly is supervision? The definition of supervision is complex and to those …