Annotated Bibliography : Supervision And Staff Development

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Annotated Bibliography
Supervision & Staff Development, SWGS 6615
Professor Hertz Oriana Golfarini
March 8th, 2016

Introduction: Multicultural according to “representing several different cultures or cultural elements.” Multiculturalism is vital in the social work profession and especially in supervision because everyone involved (supervisor, supervisee, and client) cultural backgrounds and assumptions are taken into account. Creating a space for multicultural supervision allows for everyone to learn from each other. Multicultural supervision is important in today’s social work because the world is becoming more global and diverse and being able to have a space where all
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Ancis, J. R., & Marshall, D. S. (2010). Using a Multicultural Framework to Assess Supervisees ' Perceptions of Culturally Competent Supervision. Journal of Counseling & Development, 88(3), 277-284. The authors interviewed four participants about their feelings on multi-cultural supervision. The participants felt their supervisors encouraged “explor[ation of] multicultural issues with the goal of increase[ing] understanding of clients and of themselves” (p.282). The awareness of supervisor’s own multicultural understanding lead to more self-disclosure on behalf of everyone involved. One result from this study is the concept and complexity of advocacy and how involved supervisors are in supporting their supervisees in engaging in it. In this study supervisors were seen as “open, accepting, and flexible” (p.282) in the supervision process, which seemed to affect both relationships (supervisory and clinical).
Eketone, A. (2012). The Purpose of Cultural Supervision. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review., 24(3/4), 20-30. The author state all four types of cultural supervision (cross-cultural, culturally appropriate, culturally competent, and culturally effective) are applicable the work done between the Māori social workers and their clients. The author believes it is difficult for mainstream agencies to “find appropriate cultural supervisors [added to the] lack of confidence in using Māori approaches…by many young Māori
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