Games People Play in Supervision

  • Alfred Kadushin Julia C. Lathrop Distinguished Professor of Social Work Emeritus, School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

Abstract

This article attempts to make explicit the variety of games most frequently played in supervision, reviewing the rationale behind supervisory gamesmanship, the ploys used, and the counter-cames that have been devised. The emphasis is on games developed and utilized by supervisees, although the gamesmanship potentialities of supervisors are also suggested.Copyright of Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping is theproperty of Cleveland State University and its content may not be copied oremailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyrightholder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, oremail articles for individual use.

Author Biography

Alfred Kadushin, Julia C. Lathrop Distinguished Professor of Social Work Emeritus, School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
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