A ‘tick box?’ Placing EDI at the Heart of Supervision Workshop with Dr. Mish Seabrook and Luan Baines-Ball

Sat, 7 May 2022 10:00 – 12:30 BST Supervisors, to what depth do you address EDI in the supervision you offer? Is it a ”tick box’? As supervisors, there may be issues that you feel less comfortable addressing, or feel less confident about. In collaboration with the Interdependent Supervisors Network, Dr. Mish Seabrook & Luan Baines-Ball invite you to join them in this reflective workshop, lasting 2.5 hours. The aim is to encourage a critical reflection of how Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) is addressed in the supervision you offer. As supervisors,… Read More

International Supervision Week

Tues 28 June – Sat 2 July 2022 Call for Presenters The primary purpose of International Supervision Week is to spread the idea that supervision could be beneficial in many different ways to a wide range of people. As such the aim is to go to places where supervision might not usually be happening and to create forums for innovative, exciting, and connecting conversations about work and life. Over these five days, there will the option of taking 1 or 2 hour slots. They are throughout the day between 9am and 9pm UK time, so that… Read More

Report on ISN Autumn Gathering 19.11.21

9 of us met hosted by Jim Holloway and Robin Shohet.  We met on Zoom for three hours with two short breaks.   We shared why we had come and appreciated the emergent nature of the network and at the same time how do you belong to something emergent? The creative tension of needing/wanting to belong and needing/wanting to be independent; it is a ‘creative tension’ that Sue Goss explores in her book The Open Tribe.   Robin gave some of the history, purpose and structure which on returning to look at the website this… Read More

Two Poems by William Ayot

Here are two poems which William Ayot wrote for his and Juliet Grayson’s presentation on Compassion for the Perpetrator on July 3rd. We thought we would share them here: Pandemic You can catch it in a lift — on a crowded bus, on your way to work or noticing a stranger in the street  who, catching your eye, looks down and away.  Sometimes it’s something someone says, in a meeting, over dinner, even on a date. Like a half-suppressed but barked-out sneeze  that sprays its lethal shower of droplets,  a single word… Read More

ISN – The Journey So Far: Outcomes

On March 3rd Joan Wilmot spoke with John Wilson of Online Events about the intention and purpose of the Interdependent Supervisors Network and reflected on the following questions: Is it needed and by whom? How do we support each other in our work life as supervisors? What structures support us? How do we manage the creative tension between our need to belong and our need to do our own thing? How do we create community and connection when we are spread all round the country? How does technology help or hinder this?… Read More