Supporting Families for Nurturing Care | Supervision: supporting professionals and enhancing service quality


Proper supervision enables home visitors to form supportive relationships with families. Supervision: supporting professionals and enhancing service quality focuses on supporting the supervision of home visitors in order to guide home visitors in their work.

Through these modules, readers may: 

  • review the meaning of supervision and the contribution it makes to support quality in the delivery of services and professional development of the home visitor;
  • reflect on the supervisory role and related activities in supporting professional development in the work environment;
  • explore the meaning of lifelong learning and professional development; and
  • reflect on current supervision practices as related to home visiting and identified concrete actions and approaches that can be used to strengthen them.

This module belongs to the Supporting Families for Nurturing Care resource modules for home visitors.

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