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Supervision reviewed: reflections on two different social work models in England and Sweden

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JournalEuropean Journal of Social Work
DatePublished - 2009
Issue number1
Volume12
Number of pages15
Pages (from-to)71-85
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This article draws on the findings of two independent research projects on supervision: one based in England and the second in Sweden. The findings cited illustrate predominantly the perspectives on supervision held by social workers and managers in the statutory services. In the process of contextualising, theorising and pulling together the threads from their respective findings, the authors reflect on the fabric and models of supervision in the two countries. The opportunities and disadvantages of the two contrasting models in current practice are discussed. This includes the steps that could be taken in either country to improve the quality of supervision within learning organisations.

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  • social work, supervision, managers, professionalisation, learning organisations

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