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The nature of supervision in forensic psychology: Some observations and recommendations

A Day

British Journal of Forensic Practice | Published : 2012


Purpose: Supervision is often regarded as an important aspect of forensic psychological practice and yet little evidence exists to support the idea that supervised practice leads to better outcomes for either clients or organisations. This paper seeks to discuss some of the aims of supervision in relation to the needs of forensic psychologists, such that practice in this area can be developed further. Design/methodology/approach: The current published literature on the nature of forensic supervision is reviewed and discussed. Findings: A number of different models of supervision have been proposed and supervisory experiences can vary markedly according to both the individuals involved and th..

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