Providing Clinical Supervision for Home-Based Family Therapists Module

Module Sections:

Supervisory Needs of Home-Based Therapists

  • Important supervisor/supervision traits:
    • Give freedom to choose own therapy model
    • Provides information on community resources
    • Deals with issues of client’s safety
    • Provides specific intervention strategies and techniques
    • Uses supervisee’s personal biases to facilitate personal growth
  • Supervisors:
    • Assist in the therapist’s style
    • Emphasizes basic skills
    • Teaches how to handle specific issues
    • Teaches techniques to engender trust in relationships
    • Revises and gives constructive feedback on documentation
    • Encourages development of therapist’s personal style.