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Research Article  |   June 1984
An Approach to Supervision of Students on Fieldwork
Author Affiliations
  • Kathleen Barker Schwartz, MS, OTR, is Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Lecturer in Health Administration, Tufts University, Boston School of Occupational Therapy, Medford, MA 02115. She is also pursuing a doctoral degree in the Administration, Planning, and Social Policy Program, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Research Article   |   June 1984
An Approach to Supervision of Students on Fieldwork
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, June 1984, Vol. 38, 393-397. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.6.393
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, June 1984, Vol. 38, 393-397. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.6.393
Abstract

This paper describes a method for supervision of occupational therapy students on clinical affiliation. The approach is based on the assumption that students behave in ways that are consistent with Levels 3 through 4 of Jane Loevinger’s stages of personality development. The most effective supervisory approach for students at each level of behavior is described. The model assumes that the level of student can be matched with a supervisory approach to result in a more satisfying experience for both student and supervisor.