Supervision: A force for change? Three stories told

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JournalInternational social work
DatePublished - Nov 2010
Issue number6
Number of pages18
Pages (from-to)773-790
Original languageEnglish


Drawing on research, we contextualize social work and describe the role of supervisors in child welfare settings in South Africa, England and Sweden. Exploratory frameworks and models of supervision illustrate how it has been influenced by principles of New Public Management and the concluding discussion proposes an agenda for change.

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  • child welfare, exploratory frameworks, external supervision, New Public Management, supervision, supervision functions, SOCIAL-WORK, CHILD-WELFARE

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