|What is Coaching Supervision?|
What is Coaching Supervision?
“A structured formal process for coaches, with the help of a coaching supervisor, to attend to improving the quality of their coaching, grow their coaching capacity and support themselves and their practice. Supervision should also be a source of organizational learning.”
-Hawkins and Smith, 2006
Coaching Supervision is a formal, confidential process where a coach brings his or her coaching experiences to a coaching supervisor or supervision group in order to engage in reflective dialogue and collaborative learning. Our approach at ATD NYC follows the same format and also provides a forum for coaches to meet, share and learn the latest thinking.
Supervision provides an opportunity for coaches to work with other professionals in order to review their specific cases from a personal, professional and systemic perspective.
While models of supervision vary, supervision typically has three major functions: