Tool 12

Supervisory Interview Observations

STATEMENTS/BEHAVIORSSTATEMENTS/BEHAVIORSCOMMENTS
Step 1
SET AGENDA
Decrease anxiety
Involve counselor
Step 2
GIVE FEEDBACK
Empower
Individualize
Step 3
TEACH and NEGOTIATE
Share agenda
Clarify knowledge, skills, attitude
Identify learning steps
Agree upon methods of learning
Step 4
SECURE COMMITMENT
Clarify expectations
Clarify responsibility
Create mutual accountability
LOOK FOROBSERVATIONS, BEHAVIORS, NOTES
SUMMARY OBSERVATIONS
Interview structure followed?
Time managed effectively?
Established nurturing and supportive environment?
Stayed on course?
Resistance? Power struggle?
Agreement secured?
Followup plan created?
NOTES:

Source: Based on Porter & Gallon, 2006.

From: Part 2, Chapter 2, Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor: A Guide for Administrators

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Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor.
Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 52.
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

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