Administrative Supervision is concerned with the efficient and effective delivery of services. Administrative supervision is important to ensure people follow policies and procedures. This means the supervisor needs to know the policies and procedures and needs to make sure staff follow them.
Educational Supervision is concerned with educating the worker for a more skilled performance of their tasks. Educational supervision is about increasing staff knowledge and skills. The supervisor must possess the knowledge and skills to teach them, and then monitor performance to ensure staff are using them with families.
Supportive Supervision is concerned with supporting, sustaining, and motivating the worker in performance of their jobs and improve staff morale and job satisfaction. This role includes helping staff manage tension and handle conflict, promoting cultural and self-awareness and supporting the workers’ process in ethical decision making.
Clinical Supervision is concerned with the clinical and practice nature of child welfare supervision. The supervisor’s role is to ensure workers practice effectively with clients and it is achieved by checking cases, observing workers in the field, assessing safety and conducting individual and group supervision.