Supervision. From Administrative Control to Continuous Education and Training of Specialists in Social Work

Elena UNGURU, Antonio SANDU


Supervision is found in the practice of all welfarist professions, such as: psychotherapy, coaching, personal development, counselling, etc., being considered an almost compulsory stage for the professional training of the specialists. The process of supervision in social services for family and child is gradually developed starting from the supervision and control of the professional’s activity until their professional and personal development, in paralell with facilitating the increase in the quality of the provided services. In Romania, the supervision of social services for family and child is compulsory through Order 288/2006 but, in practice, it partially overlaps with the activity of organization management. The supervision itself, external or internal, with supervisors hired on this function being quite rare.

How to cite: Unguru, E. & Sandu, A. (2017). Supervision. From Administrative Control to Continuous Education and Training of Specialists in Social Work. Revista Romaneasca pentru Educatie Multidimensionala. 9(1), 17-35. DOI:


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