Thinking about difference in student supervision

Cooper, Leslie and Maidment, Jane 2001, Thinking about difference in student supervision, Australian social work, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 41-52, doi: 10.1080/03124070108415263.

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Title Thinking about difference in student supervision
Author(s) Cooper, Leslie
Maidment, Jane
Journal name Australian social work
Volume number 54
Issue number 1
Start page 41
End page 52
Publisher Australian Association of Social Wrokers
Place of publication Hawker, A.C.T.
Publication date 2001-03
ISSN 0312-407X
Keyword(s) supervision
field education and difference
Summary Over the past decade, educators have given greater recognition to the influence of race and culture on practice and policy. Whilst educators are now including specific courses that take account of diversity, scant attention has been paid to how these issues may be addressed in student supervision. This article reports on a qualitative study examining how three experienced supervisors addressed difference in student supervision. Supervisory approaches were compared examining the supervisors' goals, focus, supervisory strategies, theoretical orientation, contribution made to student learning and the limitation of their particular approach. These findings emphasise the complexity of addressing difference in supervision, and suggest that some additional issues to address in supervision.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/03124070108415263
Field of Research 160701 Clinical Social Work Practice
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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