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PsyBA Supervisor Training - Part 1
Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision
This online course provides the opportunity for nursing, allied health and welfare professionals interested in clinical supervision to up-skill in clinical supervision theory and practice, and for more experienced clinicians to further develop their competence in clinical supervision.
The module consists of 7 self-paced online learning modules and includes videos, practical examples, reflective tasks, readings and a short assessment.
Module 1: Introduction to Supervision
Module 2: Models of Clinical Supervision
Module 3: Preparing for Supervision
Module 4: Methods and Techniques
Module 5: Reflective Practice
Module 6: Ethical Issues
Module 7: Evaluation and feedback
Using Genograms in Family Therapy
This online module aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding of how to construct and use genograms in assessment and intervention. Genograms are a multigenerational assessment tool for understanding family functioning and family processes.
The module consists of 5 self-paced sections and includes video demonstration, practical examples, reflective tasks, readings and a short quiz.
The course is suitable for health and welfare professionals who currently or intend to work with families. 10 CPD hours
This online module aims to provide participants with the knowledge required to conduct an initial family therapy interview, a thorough understanding of how to develop a systemic case formulation and when to work with individuals versus whole families. It considers child, adolescent and adult mental health practice.
This module consists of 5 self-paced sections and includes video demonstration, practical examples, reflective tasks, readings and a short quiz.
The course is suitable for health and welfare professional who currently or intend to work with families. 10-CPD hours
Structural FT & Solution Focused BT
This online module is divided into two topics. Topic 1 describes the core concepts of Structural Family Therapy (SFT). The course overs the underlying assumptions of SFT, how to shift unhelpful and rigid transactional patterns and boundaries. Core concepts such as power and hierarchy, sequences, enactments and working with systems and subsystems is reviewed including video examples of applying in practice.
Topic 2 covers the core concepts of Brief Therapy and the Solution Focused approach. Participants will learn use the questioning techniques of looking for previous solutions/exceptions, present and future focused questions, scaling questions, using compliments and the ‘miracle question’. 10- CPD hours
Milan Systemic Therapy
This online module provides participants with an understanding of the key ideas and practice of the Milan systemic model, the initial foundational framework and traces the development of the new ideas today. The core ideas of hypothesizing and circular questioning including the influence of social constructionist ideas as well as psychoanalytic ideas for working in the therapeutic relationship. 10 – CPD hours
Bowen Family Systems & Narrative Therapy
This online module covers two models. The Bowen module described the eight core concepts of this approach and introduces participants to consider how to apply to a family in practice. The module introduces how to work with families to change understanding of multigenerational dynamics and work towards differentiation.
The Narrative module covers the core concepts of this collaborative approach. Participants will learn ways to use questioning that is non-blaming, how to unpack the effects of the dominant stories and ways to develop alternative stories by using various techniques such as externalisation, deconstruction, and unique outcome questions. 10 – CPD hours
Contemporary Family Therapy Models
Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT), Functional Family Therapy (FFT), Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and The Open Dialogue Approach
This module covers four models of therapy providing an overview and the core concepts of how to apply the different approaches when working with clients.
Part 1: ABFT reviews of the work of empirically informed family therapy model that is manualised emotion-focused therapy that aims to repair interpersonal ruptures and rebuild secure-based parent-child relationship.
Part 2: FFT module provides an overview of this short-term intervention (12-15 sessions) that combines systemic therapy and cognitive –behavioural therapy. The five distinct phases of engagement, motivation, relational assessment, behaviour change, and generalization are described with examples of its application given.
Part 3: MST module provides the framework for this problem- focused intervention that incorporates structural family therapy, behavioral parent training and CBT.
Part4: Open Dialogue approach. This module provides an overview of how to apply this model in practice which iinvolves a consistent family/social network approach to care carried out through meetings involving the patient together with his or her family members and extended social network. 10 – CPD hours
Core Skills in Family Therapy Practice
Relationship and Couple Therapy
This independent learning online module will provide participants with a solid understanding of a number of different models and approaches to working with couples, review challenges of working with couples and provide ideas and structured exercises to enhance your knowledge and skills in working with couples who present with relationship difficulties. Some of the models introduced in this online course include Emotionally Focused couples therapy (EFT) (Johnson; Greenberg), Collaborative Couples Therapy (Wile) and Gottman Method Couples Therapy. The module provides a range of readings and links to webinars and online teaching videos and self-reflective learning tasks. Specific issues in couple therapy are also addressed with links to relevant readings and resources. Participants have one year to complete the course. On completion of short self-assessment tasks you will receive a Certificate of Completion for 10 hours of study.
By the end of the online course participants will:
- Be introduced to a number of contemporary models of couple therapy
- Develop an understanding of how to manage secrets/confidentiality in couple therapy
- Develop and understanding of different techniques and approaches for effective conflict resolution in couple therapy
- Develop ways to help couples unpack their emotions inside and outside of therapy
- Understand the challenges of working with couples where there is infidelity, addictions and mental health issues
- Be aware of the specific issues that need to be addressed when a client presents with domestic violence
- Be introduced to understanding and working with specific issues that might impact on same sex couples
- Be introduced to understanding working with couples in the defence force
The eLearning course provides a combination of written material, links to videos, self-refection tasks and readings to enhance your learning experience.
This online course is equivalent to 10 CPD hours of professional development. On completion of the online course you will receive a Certificate of Completion for 10 hours of study.
On Being the Supervisee
This online course provides information on how to get the most out of supervision. The course is divided into two main sections providing students with both theory and practical resources about how to prepare for supervision to enhance your learning experience.
This module consists of 8 self-paced sections and includes video demonstration, practical examples, reflective tasks, readings and a number of short quizzes.
The course is suitable for allied health, nursing and counsellors 10-CPD hours
PsyBA Supervisor Training Package 2021
This E-Learning Course comprises 4 self-paced online study modules and is suitable for all health and welfare professionals who work with clients experiencing domestic violence, either incidentally or in an ongoing therapeutic setting, who are wanting to deepen their understanding of this complex area. This will include nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, art therapists, music therapists, clergy and NGO workers.
Course content includes:
- Dynamics of domestic violence
- Impacts on adult and child victims
- Understanding and responding to domestic violence
- Ways of working effectively with adult victims to acknowledge strengths while appreciating risks.
The self-paced study modules including videos, reflective learning tasks and online readings. Participants will develop a solid foundation upon which to build more advanced therapeutic skills. A Certificate of Completion for 10 CPD hours is provided on successful completion of the online assessment task.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
This E-Learning Course comprises 6 self-paced online study modules and is suitable for health and welfare professionals working in, or interested in working in, the field of child and adolescent mental health. The course is equivalent to 60 hours CPD when all units are completed and multiple-choice self-assessment tasks are passed.
Course content includes:
- Child and Adolescent Development
- Engagement, Assessment and Formulation
- Anxiety Disorders of Childhood and Youth
- Assessment and Management of Depression
- Assessing and Responding to Suicide Risk
- Serious Mental Health Issues.
A Certificate of Completion for 60 CPD hours is provided on successful completion of the online assessment task.