Analysis of an experience of supervision in the context of social policies

This article aims to present and discuss an experience of supervision of interdisciplinary teams in the context of Social Policies in the care of children and adolescents. The work of supervision, developed by the authors of this paper - the psychologists of psychoanalytic guidance - had as objective the provision of a space of listening, reflection and decision in concern of the cases attended by the projects. Experience pointed out the need for a reflection that included issues relating to the functioning of the team, to the subjective motivations of professionals, to the understanding of objectives and scopes of the work and beliefs that regulate and sustain the interventions.

supervision; caregivers; children and adolescents at risk


Departamento de Psicologia da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225 - Gávea, 22453-900 - Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Tel.: (55 21) 3527-1185 / 3527-1186, Fax: (55 21) 3527-1187 - Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil
E-mail: psirevista@puc-rio.br