2Line Management and Professional Supervision

The role of a line manager and professional supervisor is a delicate balancing act and must keep the professional relationship at the core of each discussion.

You will find a lot of information about the differences between line management and professional supervision. We covered the differences between line management and professional supervision in Chapter 1, and you will now have a clear idea of what type of supervision you will be providing. It is important to know something about both approaches, particularly if you find yourself in the role as a line manager and also professional supervisor.

Let’s first explore the different ways that line management and professional supervision can be provided. ...

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