Level 1 Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision E-learning  Course  (35 CPD points)

– Allied health, nursing and welfare professionals 

This e-learning course consists of 7 self-paced modules including videos, reflective learning tasks, practical examples and demonstrations. The course is suitable for health and welfare professionals who currently or intend to provide clinical supervision.  The course aims to increase confidence and skills in setting up and the delivery and evaluation of supervision considering wider systems issues, the client and agency.

 

By the completing this course you will:

  • Have a sound knowledge of the role of clinical supervision when working as a health or welfare professional
  • Recognise the importance of supervision and the benefits for those who receive clinical supervision but also the benefits to clients
  • Be aware of the different models of supervision
  • Be introduced to the role of the initial supervisor meeting and defining the purpose of supervision with the supervisee.
  • Recognise the importance of a safe and supportive relationship that underpins a good supervisory experience
  • Have knowledge of contract setting in supervision and determining supervisee-learning needs
  • Be introduced to various techniques of best practice supervision as well as reflective practice
  • Understand the value of effective feedback and evaluation

Module 1- Introduction to Supervision

Module 2-Models of Clinical Supervision

Module 3-Preparing for Supervision

Module 4- Methods and Techniques

Module - Reflective Practice

Module 6- Ethical Issues

Module 7- Evaluation and feedback

Level 2 Assessment of Supervisor Competency Skills (10 CPD points)

For this assessment task on completion of the on-line component you are required to submit an audio or video recording of a supervision session.

A feedback assessment report will be provided once marked which can take up to 4 weeks. On successful completion you will receive your final certificate of Supervisor competency.

 

For this assessment task on completion of the on-line component you are required to submit an audio or video recording of a supervision session.

 

Some basics:

  1. De-identify any client details if using a clinical case for review.
  2. Ensure you advise your employer and get written permission if required to undertake this task within your work context. 
  3. Ensure you have permission from your supervisee to show the supervision tape for assessment by a CSS assessor.

 

Goals of competency evaluation:

  1. Demonstrate supervision skills and knowledge
  2. Provide an opportunity to reflect of what you have learnt and how you will put knowledge and skills in practice
  3. To receive feedback on your practice as a supervisor

 

With the submitted audio/video you are required to:

 

  1. Provide a brief summary of the context of supervision (e.g. group, individual, peer, weekly/fortnightly sessions etc.)
  2. A short critique of the session; what you have learnt about reviewing the recorded session (up to 1500 words). 

 

Assessment Criteria – Supervision Video/Tape Demonstration

 

Content / reflective component

 

Demonstrates understanding of supervisory competencies   These can include:

  1. Knowledge of and skills in effective supervision practices
  2. Knowledge of and ability to develop and manage the supervisory relationship
  3. Ability to assess the psychological competencies of the supervisee
  4. Capacity to evaluate the supervisory process
  5. Awareness of and attention to diversity
  6. Ability to address the legal and ethical considerations as relevant
  • Demonstrates analysis and reflection of the provision of supervision
  • Appropriate use of supervision questioning
  • Appropriate use of a clinical example/s and reflective practice

 

 

 

You can submit your audio or video via google dropbox christine@clinicalsupervisionserivces.com.au and attach as video/audio file or send USB via post PO Box 1093 Epping. 1710 (include a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of USB – otherwise it will be destroyed).

A feedback assessment report will be provided once marked which can take up to 4 weeks. On successful completion you will receive your final certificate of Supervisor competency.

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