Template for Supervision reports

Balint Society of Australia and New Zealand

Template for supervision reports to the BSANZ Accreditation Committee

THE ACCREDITATION COMMTTEE REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Dates and number of sessions since the last six monthly report
  2. Comments about the supervisee’s progress and development in the following areas:
  • maintenance of appropriate boundaries for Balint group work
  • creation of a safe environment conducive to trust and learning
  • understanding of the importance of the clinical relationship
  • facilitation of group members to participate in the group
  • the development of the co-leader relationship
  • helping the group to avoid solutions and didactic teaching
  • protecting the presenter
  • awareness of group processes, unconscious factors and group development that can influence and affect the task of the group and its members
  • understanding and maintenance of the ‘Balint frame’
  • understanding and maintenance of confidentiality
  • facilitation of the work of the group, including speculation, themes, keeping the group focused on the doctor-patient relationship
  • ability to reflect on leadership skills, including the capacity to identify and critique his or her own contributions to the work and processes of the group
  • introduction of Balint group work to participants in a group for the first time, including the history of the Balint movement
  1. Other comments, ideas and suggestions that will encourage and facilitate the supervisee’s development, competence and creativity as a Balint group leader

Endorsed by the BSANZ board on 2 May 2017