PROFSUPV 700 - The Practice of Professional Supervision

Course code
The Practice of Professional Supervision
Counselling, Human Services, and Social Work
Delivery modes
Block Intensive
Course director

Matt Rankine

Course description

A critical examination of the concept, role, purpose and benefits of supervision in a wide range of professions. The rationale for supervision within professional and organisational contexts in health, counselling and human services, with reference to the ethical requirements will be examined. The knowledge and skills required to offer supervision in professional contexts will be explored in depth.

Course overview

Capability 1: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice
Capability 2: Critical Thinking
Capability 3: Solution Seeking
Capability 4: Communication and Engagement
Capability 5: Independence and Integrity
Capability 6: Social and Environmental Responsibilitie

Learning outcomes

At completion of this course, students will be able to: Critically explore the mandate for supervision in a range of health, education and human services professions. Critically examine the location of supervision in the context of organisational culture and the management of professional practice. Discuss the knowledge and skills necessary to develop an effective supervision relationship. Demonstrate a range of skills and interventions which facilitate best practice in supervision.

    Currently scheduled classes

    2022 Epsom (Semester 1): On-campus block sessions on Tuesdays (1, 29 March and 3 May), Wednesdays (2, 30 March, 4 May) and Monday (2 May), 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
    2022 Epsom (Semester 2): On-campus block sessions on Monday (17 October), Tuesdays (2 August, 6 September, 18 October) and Wednesdays (3 August, 7 September, 19 October), 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

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