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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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Five reasons that you should consider Professional Supervision

For this blog I am referring to Professional Supervision, which is supervision that occurs outside of your place of work.  Supervision remains a pivotal role in Social Work and Child Protection work but how many of us can say that we receive all of the necessary functions of supervision that we need to be strong …

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Five ways to reduce Vicarious Trauma while working at home

When I heard that most Social Workers and Child Protections workers were being encouraged to work from home as much as possible, my mind automatically went to Vicarious Trauma and how the change to how we work might impact on how we experience Vicarious Trauma.  Vicarious Trauma (VT) is defined as indirect exposure to trauma …