AffiliationUniversity of Chester; University of Nottingham; Independent
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AbstractProfessional supervision enables social work practitioners to reflect on their performance in relation to organizational goals, but also their own developmental needs. Over recent times, front line managers have been encouraged to incorporate reflective techniques in their supervision, such as those associated with coaching. Among coaching theorists there is a consensus that 'questions are the answers'. Good quality questioning conversations, which are part of a trusting supervisory relationship, may be of benefit to social work practitioners as well as the people they aim to help.
CitationHarlow, E., Daley, M. & Stone, K. (2015). When questions are the answers, Professional Social Work, October, p.27.
PublisherBritish Association of Social Workers
JournalProfessional Social Work
DescriptionThis is an accessible article published in a magazine that is circulated to all members of the British Association of Social Work. The article draws the attention of practitioners and their managers to developments in what constitutes good practice in supervision.
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