December 1, 2020 Research and Evidence Using group supervision in children’s social care PublicationBy Research in Practice Download Group supervision encourages practitioners to have more in-depth, practice-focused conversations, which can contribute to wider cultural change within organisations. This knowledge briefing is written specifically for practice supervisors and was first published as part of The Practice Supervisor Development Programme. It contains the following key messages from research and practice evidence about: The role group supervision plays in building group cohesion and team identity. How group supervision can challenge workers’ assumptions about families, increasing their awareness about potential biases and promoting reflective practice. The key features of a number of different models of group supervision, including information about how to facilitate these. Points for practice supervisors to consider when developing group supervision with their teams.