Perceptions of on-the-job supervision needs of drug rehabilitation center helpers in Malaysia

Chih-Chin - Chou, Paul Bourgeois, Sooyin Tan

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Abstract

Objective: In this study, 218 national drug rehabilitation center helpers in Malaysia were surveyed regarding perceptions of their on-the-job clinical supervision needs and preferred supervisor roles and emphasis areas in their supervision sessions. Methods: Descriptive analyses were conducted. Results: Findings suggest that drug rehabilitation center helpers in Malaysia expressed high level of on-the-job supervision needs. In addition, professional behavior skills were found to be the most desirable supervisory area followed by process, conceptualization, and personalization skills. Conclusions: Implications for providing clinical supervision for drug rehabilitation center helpers in Malaysia were discussed, along with suggestions for future research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)150-154
Number of pages5
JournalSubstance Abuse
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2013

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Keywords

  • Counseling clinical supervision needs
  • drug rehabilitation
  • international counseling
  • on-the-job counseling supervision
  • supervisory emphasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Medicine(all)

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