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Could clinical supervision help us to support increasingly complex needs in the community?

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This paper presents qualitative research exploring the benefits of clinical supervision for workers supporting people experiencing multiple disadvantages. The clinical supervision supported worker wellbeing, lessened compassion fatigue and created space for workers to think creatively, manage risk and develop trauma-informed and reflective practice. Clinical supervision may be one solution to the growing demand, more complex needs and higher stress, burnout and fatigue among workers faced by the voluntary sector following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • 1 Independent researcher, , UK
  • | 2 Fulfilling Lives South East, , UK

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