Current Issues: Understanding Personality: A Key to Supervisory Success The notion of clinical success has both a narrow and broad perspective. This article explores the idea that the personality of a clinician can impact clinical success from both perspectives. I present a summary of pertinent literature and a discussion of a realistic approach to successful supervision utilizing personality assessment. ... Current Issues
Current Issues  |   March 2012
Current Issues: Understanding Personality: A Key to Supervisory Success
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  • Terry Baggs
    Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX
  • Jennifer SimpsonColumn Editor
  • © 2012 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Healthcare Settings / Professional Issues & Training
Current Issues   |   March 2012
Current Issues: Understanding Personality: A Key to Supervisory Success
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, March 2012, Vol. 22, 4-11. doi:10.1044/aas22.1.4
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, March 2012, Vol. 22, 4-11. doi:10.1044/aas22.1.4

The notion of clinical success has both a narrow and broad perspective. This article explores the idea that the personality of a clinician can impact clinical success from both perspectives. I present a summary of pertinent literature and a discussion of a realistic approach to successful supervision utilizing personality assessment.

The preparation of this article was partially supported by grants from the Cullen Foundation and the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation.
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