Alberta College of Social Workers
The following checklist will assist you to assess your personal preparation for providing social work practice supervision:
  • I have a clear understanding of the following:
    • The purpose and role of supervision in social work practice
    • My role and responsibilities when providing practice supervision
    • Best practice standards in social work supervision
    • The skills and knowledge that the supervisory relationship is designed to help the supervisee develop 
  • I enjoy teaching others
  • I am committed to helping others with growth and development 
  • I have the confidence to provide practice supervision
  • I enjoy discussing theory
  • I have the time to provide supervision including direct observation, ongoing evaluation, and feedback
  • I am prepared to handle a challenging situation should one arise
  • I am able to give direct guidance on social work practice issues
  • I have professional liability insurance