Supervision is a Social Work and Clinical construct that provides clinicians with the opportunity to discuss the impact of their service delivery on the outcomes for people. Its external facilitation delivers alternative ideas and possibilities for the Social Worker to consider. It has an implication on the clinicians annual registration.

This model is now being used outside of the Social Worker or Clinical space because it provides professionals with a safe space to discuss their role and how they influence it. It has become an effective tool in meeting compliance within the Health & Safety in the workplace Act