Spring 2020 catalog cover

The Penn Press list for spring 2020 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

The Dynamics of Supervision Under Functional Controls
A Professional Process in Social Casework

Virginia P. Robinson

168 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512805703 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume

In this volume the author clarifies the meaning and nature of supervision in social casework. Beginning with an examination of social casework itself, Virginia P. Robinson describes the basic: process which characterizes it, the process which supervision undertakes to teach. Supervision, according to the author, is the most original and characteristic process that the field of social casework has yet developed.

Virginia P. Robinson was Vice-Dean and Professor of Social Casework at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work.

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