Reflective Supervision

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Gilkerson, L. (2004). Reflective supervision in infant/family programs: Adding clinical process to non-clinical settings. Infant Mental Health Journal, 25(5), 424-439.

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Schafer, W. (2007). Models and domains of supervision and their relationship to professional development. Zero to Three, 28(2), 10-16.

Shahmoon-Shanok, R. (2010). What is reflective supervision? In S. Scott Heller and L. Gilkerson (Eds.). A practical guide to reflective supervision. (pp. 7-24). Washington, DC: Zero to Three.

Shamoon-Shanok, R. (2006). Reflective supervision for an integrated model. In G. M. Foley & J, D. Hochman (Eds.), Mental health in early intervention: Achieving unity in principles and practice (pp. 343-381). Baltimore: Brookes.

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Weatherston, D. (2007) A home based infant mental health intervention: The centrality of relationship in reflective supervision. Zero to Three, 28(2), 23-28.

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