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BARLETTA, Janaína Bianca; FONSECA, Ana Lucia Barreto da  and  DELABRIDA, Zenith Nara Costa. The importance of clinical supervision training for development of skills in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Psicol. teor. prat. [online]. 2012, vol.14, n.3, pp.153-167. ISSN 1516-3687.

One of the difficulties found in the development of psychology is the guarantee of competence in training for their peers. In this sense, the purpose of this article is to discuss the importance of clinical supervision as an essential tool for developing therapeutic skills in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in psychology undergraduates. From a brief background on the topic, the text emphasizes the three dimensions of competence in the clinical management of CBT, with emphasis on three dimensions: knowledge, technical skill and ability for inter-relationships. Then, the focus is on clinical supervision and activities that are necessary for the development of skills in CBT. Because of its specificity, the format of the supervision, training exercises, discussion of case and supervisor-supervising relationship were listed as essential. Finally, the assessment of learning and educational practice are listed as very important.

Keywords : therapy supervision; teaching; learning; professional competence; cognitive behavioral therapy.

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