Commentary: Changing Your Personal Narrative in Recovery
It’s a common misconception among those entering treatment that their goal is to stop drinking or using. However, ending your substance use is the beginning of a much longer journey.
Clinical supervision has become the cornerstone of quality improvement in the substance abuse treatment field. In addition to providing a bridge between the classroom and the clinic, clinical supervision improves client care, develops the professionalism of clinical personnel, and imparts to and maintains ethical standards in the field.
Organized into three parts, Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 52: Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor presents basic information about clinical supervision.