Searching for evidence of reflective supervision in child and family social work

Jon Symonds, Sabine Jørgensen, Joe Webb, David Wilkins

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Reflective supervision is promoted in social work as a way to support social workers to think critically about their work. One way to do this is to imagine the perspectives of the child and their parents, but how is this managed in practice? In this presentation, we consider occasions when supervisors ask about the perspectives of family members and show how the efforts to do reflective supervision can be undermined by concerns about professional accountability.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date15 Dec 2020
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes
EventConversation Analysis and Social Work Conference - Online
Duration: 15 Dec 202015 Dec 2020
Conference number: 1


ConferenceConversation Analysis and Social Work Conference
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