The importance and benefits of supervision in youth work practice

Show simple item record Jenkinson, Hilary 2012-11-12T15:56:16Z 2012-11-12T15:56:16Z 2010-11
dc.identifier.citation Jenkinson, H; (2010) 'The Importance and Benefits of Supervision in Youth Work Practice'. Child & Youth Services, 31 (3):157-169. en
dc.identifier.volume 31 en
dc.identifier.issued 3-4 en
dc.identifier.startpage 157 en
dc.identifier.endpage 169 en
dc.identifier.issn 0145-935X
dc.identifier.issn 1545-2298
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/0145935X.2009.524481
dc.description.abstract This article explores the concept of supervision and its implementation within a youth work context. The paper describes and explores a process of staff development facilitated by the author which involved providing supervision training to a group of youth work practitioners at Cork YMCA in Ireland and continuing to meet them on a monthly basis over a period of a year in a mentoring capacity. These sessions provided a supportive space for supervisors and aimed to facilitate a reflective process in relation to their own supervisory practice. This paper explores the opportunities and challenges of the supervision process, advocates the importance of supervision in ensuring effective youth work practice and identifies the beneficial impact of this at a number of levels.  en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.rights Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in JENKINSON, H. 2010. The Importance and Benefits of Supervision in Youth Work Practice. Child & Youth Services, 31, 157-169., available online at: en
dc.subject Supervision en
dc.subject Youth work en
dc.subject Youth workers en
dc.title The importance and benefits of supervision in youth work practice en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorurl en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Hilary Jenkinson, Applied Social Studies, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: en
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dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Child & Youth Services en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
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