|Your response||Response example|
|What is happening, or failing to happen, that is causing the trouble?||
Inappropriate communication choices on the part of the supervisee; this information can be compiled and shared at the next meeting. Inappropriate communication choices on the part of the supervisor; his replies are unhelpful and not giving supervisee effective feedback.
|The supervisee does not know the rules for communicating with the supervisor and the supervisor is not providing direct feedback.|
|How might the supervisor go about improving this situation?||
Email the supervisee and set up a goal for the next meeting to review when to use which methods of communication and express appreciation that the supervisee is sharing so much – but ask that texts be used for urgent contact only.
|Provide clear rules for communicating and include many examples, then provide immediate feedback that is direct when an unnecessary text is sent in the future.|