Here you will find a summary of evidence and research relating to supervision for speech and language therapists. This includes:
- Finding evidence
- Systematic reviews
- Journal articles
- Expert opinion
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Dawson, M., Phillips, B., & Leggat, S. (2013). Clinical supervision for allied health professionals: a systematic review. Journal of allied health, 42(2), 65-73.
Philippa Pearce, Bev Phillips, Margaret Dawson, Sandra G. Leggat, (2013) Content of clinical supervision sessions for nurses and allied health professionals: A systematic review, Clinical Governance: An International Journal, Vol. 18 Issue: 2, pp.139-154.
Pollock A., Campbell P., Deery R., Fleming M., Rankin J., Sloan G. & Cheyne H. (2017) A systematic review of evidence relating to clinical supervision for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. Journal of Advanced Nursing 73(8), 1825–1837.
Dawson, M., Phillips, B., & Leggat, S. G. (2012). Effective clinical supervision for regional allied health professionals – the supervisee’s perspective. Australian Health Review, 36(1), 92-97.
Ho, D. W. L. & Whitehill, T. Clinical supervision of speech-language pathology students: Comparison of two models of feedback International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 11(3) 244-55
Kilminster, S., Cottrell, D., Grant, J., & Jolly, B. (2007). AMEE Guide No. 27: Effective educational and clinical supervision. Medical teacher, 29(1), 2-19.
Martin P, Copley J, Tyack Z (2013) Twelve tips for effective clinical supervision based on a narrative literature review and expert opinion. Medical Teacher 36(3) 201-7
Saxby, C., Wilson, J., & Newcombe, P. (2015). Can clinical supervision sustain our workforce in the current healthcare landscape? Findings from a Queensland study of allied health professionals. Australian Health Review, 39(4), 476-482.
Care Quality Commission. (2013) Supporting information and guidance: Supporting effective clinical supervision.