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A Manual for Evidence-Based CBT Supervision

Derek L. Milne, Robert P. Reiser

ISBN: 978-1-119-03045-4 March 2017 Wiley-Blackwell 240 Pages



The effectiveness of CBT depends on the quality of the supervision and training that is provided to its practitioners. A Manual for Evidence-Based CBT Supervision is intended to significantly strengthen the available resources for training and supporting CBT supervisors. The authors drew on the insights of many accredited CBT supervisors to develop the guidance, and the work is built firmly on an evidence-based approach.

This manual will also be useful for individual supervisors and to those who support and guide trainers and supervisors (e.g., peer groups, consultants, managers, administrators, training directors), as the authors include training supervision guidelines and training materials (e.g., video clips, guidelines and PowerPoint slides). 

In summary, this manual provides critical guidance in a number of areas:

  • Training resources and evidence based guidance to individual supervisors in a continuing education/professional development workshop format
  • Criteria and guidance (including measurement tools and competence standards) to support the certification of supervisors
  • Assisting in a “train the trainers” approach suitable for agency or organization-based training of supervisors
  • Coaching and training supervisors and supervisees remotely, through supplementary materials and an interactive website

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About the Authors viii

Preface x

Acknowledgments xv

1 Introduction and Overview of Enhanced CBT Supervision 1

2 Guiding Principles behind Our CBT Supervision Manual 14

3 The Context for CBT Supervision 32

4 Training CBT Supervisors 57

5 The Alliance in CBT Supervision 79

6 Goal‐Setting in CBT Supervision 104

7 Facilitating Learning in CBT Supervision 128

8 Feedback and Evaluation in CBT Supervision 153

9 Support and Guidance in CBT Supervision 179

10 Concluding Remarks 198

Appendix: Video catalogue 205

Index 212