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PsyBA Master Class: Clinical Supervision: Managing Risk & Ethics 23 October 2024 (Online)
Oct 23

PsyBA Master Class: Clinical Supervision: Managing Risk & Ethics 23 October 2024 (Online)

by Clinical Supervision Services
$395.00
Date & Time
23 October 2024 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Timezone
(UTC+11:00) Australia/Sydney

Registrations Close
9 October 2024 9:00 AM
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Clinical Supervision in Adult Mental Health: Managing Risk, Professional and Ethical Issues 

 

BOOK EARLY AND SAVE! Early Bird Fee applies until 11 September 2024

Master Class - Early Bird Fee: $395.00 AUD - payments received by 11 September 2024

Master Class - Standard Fee: $440.00 AUD - payments received from 12 September 2024

Please note the Terms and Conditions of enrolment prior to enrolling.


ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
 

Clinical Supervision in Adult Mental Health: Managing Risk, Professional and Ethical Issues 

Delivered via interactive videoconference (Zoom platform). This workshop is a PsyBA approved one day Master Class which will provide participants who are already approved supervisors with ongoing AHPRA accreditation for 5 years. 

This workshop provides a framework for competency-based supervision for supervisees working with adult mental health clients who present with complex mental health and comorbid presentations. There is a focus on identifying risk and managing the often complex clinical issues that arise from working with clients who present with acute or chronic complex mental health presentations. Coverage of systemic issues and working within a multidisciplinary context and medical model is also addressed with regards to clinical management issues, reporting and confidentiality issues. Pre-reading resources are provided, including revision documents of competency-based supervision to ensure participants are familiar with the Board requirements.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

  • Have sound knowledge of the application of competency-based supervision in adult mental health clinical contexts
  • Understand the principles of how reflectivity promotes independent thinking, improved clinician self-awareness, self-care 
  • Applying dialogical reflexivity in supervision evaluation and feedback 
  • Be aware of the importance of reflective supervision for therapeutic intervention and the development of meta competencies in practice
  • Be able to apply reflective practice & model reflectivity to supervisees
  • Identify and manage the challenges of working in the field of adult mental health and complex comorbid clinical mental health presentations 
  • Be able to identify and manage complex risk, legal and ethical issues 
  • Review of clinical/workplace issues brought to the session by participants.
     

WORKSHOP CONTENT:

  • Understanding the ethical, legal and risk factors facing the supervisee working in an adult mental health context
  • Confidentiality – managing competing demands of system, client and family (Case review scenarios and critical decision making in practice) – small group discussion and role plays
  • Assessment, evaluation and feedback using a competency-based framework: developing metacompetencies in practice
  • Dialogical reflexivity – enhancing supervisee self-reflection and in-action.

 

PRESENTER: Sam Vasta

Sam Vasta is an accredited PsyBA Supervisor Trainer and approved supervisor. For over 35 years he has worked in the community mental health sector as a frontline mental health clinician and in managerial roles where he has developed competencies in dealing with the variety of mental health disorders. In the adult mental health space this has included providing and coordinating care for people with a variety of disorders, including psychosis, mood disorders, personality disorders and trauma.  Sam has extensive experience in providing supervision to staff working in public mental health, private psychology practice and community-managed organisations who provide direct clinical services and who are in managerial roles. Sam has a background in providing systemic, narrative and other evidence based models of supervision to practitioners, in addition to supporting team leaders/managers who work more broadly in their supervision of staff.

 

CERTIFICATION:

Participants are required to attend the full day and will receive a certificate of attendance for 7 hours of training in accordance with AHPRA Master class requirements. This workshop is interactive and allows ample time for practice and review of participant questions/clinical scenarios and case issues brought to the session. Further information on Board requirements regarding submission of certificate is available on the Psychology Board of Australia website.


Flyer: Clinical Supervision in Adult Mental Health Master Class 2024 (PDF)


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