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Supervision Field Experience PG (6cp) (10066.2)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Counselling




    In this unit, students will apply their model of supervision in practice, and develop their capacity to build a professional alliance with their supervisees.

    Students will further develop supervision skills and interventions for a variety of challenging supervision situations.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate ethical decision making principles and skills for working with diversity in their supervisory practice.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Act responsibly, ethically and professionally as practitioners in the context of the counselling profession and their obligations to the community and society;

    2. Undertake independent study, and demonstrate a high level of initiative and leadership;

    3. Demonstrate a critical in-depth understanding of major theories, models and techniques specific to their practice of professional supervision;

    4. Demonstrate a high level of competence in a wide variety of supervision skills and be able to apply these skills in a range of complex contexts;

    5. Identify and analyse complex problems within the counselling field and formulate and implement ethical and professional solutions;

    6. Demonstrate a global perspective and respect for all aspects of diversity; and

    7. Communicate ideas and opinions effectively within a wide range of cultural and inter-disciplinary contexts.

    Contact Hours

    Up to 300 hours including attendance at 8x 3 hour on campus workshops. Students will undertake 50 hours of supervisory practice as supervisor or supervisee, (26 hours) and attend group supervision sessions (24 hours).


    7782 Theory and Principles of Supervision PG


    Must be enrolled in Master of Counselling 341JA or Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision 343JA.

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