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Clinical supervision: combatting attrition in the human services field
Katherine Marchand (author)Linda O'Neill (thesis advisor)John Sherry (committee member)
Master of Education (MEd)
1 online resource (58 pages)
Clinical supervision has been identified as a key component in combatting attrition in the human services field. Unfortunately, clinical supervision is not utilized in its full breadth, leaving workers to continuously suffer the consequences of cumulative stress from their complex work. This project is a result of a review of the literature on clinical supervision. The literature has indicated that clinical supervision is an essential tool for supporting workers to manage the emotional and psychological workplace hazards that they frequently encounter. The literature has identified three functions of clinical supervision and highlights that the administrative function is the one most often used.
Human services--Psychological aspectsHuman services personnel--Supervision of
psychological workplace hazards