Journal of Genetic Counseling

, Volume 9, Issue 5, pp 391–397 | Cite as

A Leader-Led Supervision Group as a Model for Practicing Genetic Counselors

  • Annette L. Kennedy


With the stage set by the overview of supervision models in the previous paper, thispaper now presents the development and evolution of a currently ongoing leader-ledsupervision group for experienced genetic counselors. I discuss the procedures forgetting started; the creation and maintenance of the contract; typical issues and themesconsidered; the format for case presentation; and the overall growth of the group and itsmembers.

supervision supervision group genetic counseling 


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© National Society of Genetic Counselors, Inc. 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Annette L. Kennedy
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  1. 1.Lexington

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