Final Thoughts: Integration and Implications

  • Lynne McPhersonEmail author
  • Noel Macnamara
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research book series (BRIEFSWELLBEING)


The IMS is a model that fundamentally builds on professional values, including respect for human dignity and worth, professional integrity and the importance of social justice and fairness. These core values are implicit to social work practice broadly and to child protection in particular. In this final chapter we reflect on the model and its applicability to practice.  


Integrative Model of Supervision IMS Child protection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Arts and Social Sciences, Social WorkSouthern Cross UniversityGold CoastAustralia
  2. 2.Therapeutic Care ProgramAustralian Childhood FoundationMelbourneAustralia

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