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Editorial Board       p-ISSN 2308-4944 (print)       e-ISSN 2409-0085 (online)
SOI: 1.1/TAS         DOI: 10.15863/TAS

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ISJ Theoretical & Applied Science 08(76) 2019

Philadelphia, USA

* Scientific Article * Impact Factor 6.630

Nunev, S. T.

Providing supervision for social workers in the current professional and institutional environment.

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Language: English

Citation: Nunev, S. T. (2019). Providing supervision for social workers in the current professional and institutional environment. ISJ Theoretical & Applied Science, 08 (76), 147-157. Soi: Doi:

Pages: 147-157

Published: 30.08.2019

Abstract: The article presents a research identifying the attitudes of social workers towards providing supervision in their professional activities in two important directions: organization and realization of supervision; education, qualification and practical experience of the supervisor. The need of implementation of this research in two directions is justified by: insufficient study of the problem in the country, lack of normative regulation and standards for supervision in social work, presence of significant deficits of an organizational, technological and methodological nature when providing the supervision of social workers. In the totality of the presented factors there is a negative impact on the quality and effectiveness of the activities of social workers and the social services provided. Methodology for the identification of the attitudes of social workers towards their inclusion in supervision in the two presented directions is used. The analysis from the empirical research reveals a tendency of the respondents’ positive attitudes towards realization of supervision by qualified and competent supervisors and characterized by good organization, technological and methodological provision. The need of realization timely actions for: adopting of a normative basis and standards for social work supervision, providing resource, taking responsibility by employers for creating a suitable organization and conditions for inclusion social workers in supervision is highlighted. The main focus is on taking responsibility for improving the quality and effectiveness of social work, clients’ service and the realization of continuous learning and professional-personal development.

Key words: supervision in social work; supervisor; supervised social worker; attitudes towards conducting supervision; standards in social work supervision; quality and effective client service; professional-personal development of social worker.








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