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Supervision guide for mental health and addiction kaiwhakahaere/managers

This document will enable managers to:

  • describe the importance and benefits of clinical and professional supervision to their organisation
  • understand and describe the types of supervision and forms of delivery most relevant to their organisation
  • understand and implement the functions and components of supervision
  • understand the impacts of different professional supervision requirements
  • know how to set up and/or review a structured supervision approach by planning, designing and implementing and evaluating.

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