Supervision : a force for change? Three stories told
Please cite as follows:
Bradley, G., Engelbrecht, L. K. & Hojer, S. 2010. Supervision : a force for change? Three stories told, International Social Work, 53(6):773-790, doi:10.1177/0020872809358401.
The original publication is available at http://isw.sagepub.com/content/53/6/773
Drawing on research, we contextualize social work and describe the role of supervisors in child welfare settings in South Africa, England and Sweden. Exploratory frameworks and models of supervision illustrate how it has been influenced by principles of New Public Management and the concluding discussion proposes an agenda for change.