Beyond the "acid test": a conceptual review and reformulation of outcome evaluation in clinical supervision.

@article{Milne2014BeyondT,
  title={Beyond the "acid test": a conceptual review and reformulation of outcome evaluation in clinical supervision.},
  author={Derek L Milne},
  journal={American journal of psychotherapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={
          213-30
        }
}
Theoretical models abound within clinical supervision, but these rarely have been applied to supervision evaluation. Instead, it appears that reviewers and researchers have simply transferred to supervision the conceptual frameworks used within medicine, especially the idea that clinical outcomes are the "acid test" of supervisory effectiveness or quality. Following a careful examination of the key literature, in this paper I argue that this has led to an over-emphasis on clinical outcomes… CONTINUE READING