1. Establish a supervisory relationship:
The supervisor and the supervisee should establish a professional relationship in which trust and respect are key components.
2. Review the supervisor's qualifications:
The supervisor should be qualified to provide clinical supervision, preferably with experience in the specific area of practice being supervised.
3. Develop a clinical supervision plan:
The supervisory plan should be tailored to the specific needs of the supervisee and should be reviewed and updated regularly.
4. Assign clinical cases to the supervisor:
Cases should be assigned to the supervisor in a way that allows for adequate observation and evaluation.
5. Conduct observation and evaluation of the supervisor's work with patients:
The supervisor's work with patients should be observed and evaluated on a regular basis.
6. Assist with the professional development of the supervisor:
The supervisor should be assisted in developing their clinical skills and knowledge.
7. Recognize and address any problems that may occur during supervision:
Supervision is not always smooth sailing - problems may arise that need to be addressed promptly and effectively.
8. Terminate the clinical supervision relationship when appropriate:
The termination of a supervisory relationship should be done in a constructive manner, taking into account the best interests of both the supervisor and the supervisee.
9. Evaluate the overall effectiveness of the clinical supervision process:
Supervision is an important process that should be evaluated regularly in order to ensure that it is meeting its objectives.