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STRUCTURED AND COLLABORATIVE SUPERVISION:  S.A.C.S.  (Charles, L. 2018)

Introduction:

    

This form of group supervision shares responsibilities equally.

It works best with between 5-9 participants and takes 45 minutes per session.

There are 3 stages with 3 steps each giving 9 steps in all.

This model supports the development of all participants within each session.

 

Outline:             

 

CASE PRESENTATION (15 mins)

1) Roles and Responsibilities: Who is who?

Facilitator, Case Presenter, Co-Supervisors, Scribe

 

2) Contract: How will we work together?

 

3) An Initial Q then Case Presentation: What is the work/need? Q as a ‘filter’

 

 

CASE EXPLORATION (15 mins)

4) Clarifying Qs & THE Final Q: What is THE Question?

 

5) Technique Selection: How should the group work with this Q?

 

6) Group work: to help this P with this Q

 

 

CASE CONCLUSION (15 mins)

7) Next Steps: Where do you go from here?

 

8) Feedback to Facilitator: How did I do?

 

9) Group Reflection and Review: How did we do?

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