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Becoming a Supervisor

Some Traits/Qualities of an Effective Supervisor

  • Clinical knowledge, skills and professional experience
  • Professional education and training
  • Good teaching, motivational and communication skills
  • Concerned, sensitive and caring
  • Sense of humor; humility, limits and balance in life
  • Respect among peers and colleagues
  • Concern for the growth of supervisee
  • Tolerance, objectivity, fairness and openness to variety of styles

The Four “A’s” of Supervision

Available: open, receptive, trusting, nonthreatening.
Accessible: easy to approach and speak freely with
Able: having real knowledge and skills to transmit
Affable: pleasant, friendly, reassuring 9


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