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Aug 30

PsyBA Accredited Supervisor Training for New Supervisors (30th - 31st August 2018)

Start Date
30 August 2018 9:00 AM
End Date
31 August 2018 4:30 PM

Two-day face-to-face workshop integrating theory and small group practice (successful completion of on-line course is prerequisite). The two day workshop will further expand on the topics covered in the on-line component reviewing PsyBA supervision requirements. The two day workshop is interactive including live demonstrations, small group activities, practice exercises and class discussion. Comprehensive readings are provided in addition to Supervision Resource Handbook.



• Setting up competency based clinical supervision

• The supervisory relationship

• Live demonstration (pre-supervisory meeting; contract setting and establishing learning goals)

• Small group practice exercises

• Reflective practice theory and practice

• Supervision interventions (using videos and tapes, assessment of skill acquisition)

• Micro-skills training, modelling and demonstrations

• Structural considerations (Skype, tele-health supervision)

• Techniques and methods including case consultation, writing activities, journal, log books, process recoding, and structured case review forms and live observation methods

• Supervision relationship issues (awareness and sensitivity to diversity)

• Dealing with difficulties in supervision

• Ethics and Professional Practice issues, including procedural dilemmas

• The role of self-evaluation

• Evaluating supervisee skills in accordance with AHPRA criteria.


Accreditation: 12 CPD points 2 day workshop (10 CPDpoints Part 1 online course; 10 CPD points Part 2 Assessment of Competency)


Presenter: Christine Senediak


About the Presenter

Christine Senediak is a Board Approved supervisor trainer with 30 years clinical experience and over 25 years experience as a supervisor and educator. She supervises widely providing individual, peer, group and organisational supervision to psychiatrists, psychologists and other health clinicians working in child, adolescent and family services, schools, adult mental health, drug health, gambling, sexual assault, cross cultural and trauma services. She divides her time between education, clinical work and supervision. Christine has trained as a systemic family therapist, which influences her approach to clinical supervision where the wider context is considered in understanding the development and maintenance of problems in clinical presentations. She employs a reflective practice approach to supervision enhancing self-awareness of relational issues between therapist, client and systems. Christine incorporates elements of systemic, cognitive behavioural, mindfulness and person centered therapies in supervision and training. 



On successful completion of the two day workshop participants will be issued a certificate of completion which needs to be submitted to the Board with the Application to apply for Board-approved supervisor status – ABAS-76 form (available from the Board’s website). This certificate needs to be submitted with Certificate 1 (online course) and Certificate 3 (Assessment of Competency).  Once all three components are successfully completed participants will then receive 5 years accreditation as an approved supervisor.   


August 30th - 31st 2018

Registrations Close:
August 24th  2018



Early bird: $900 (closes 20.07.18)

Standard: $1100 (from 21.07.18)

(Discounted Package also available – see PsyBA Registration and Payment page for details)



Mary MacKillop Conference Centre
80 William Street North Sydney 
NSW 2060


Clinical Supervision Services

Clinical Supervision Services (CSS) is an AHPRA approved organisation dedicated to providing excellence in training and clinical supervision supervision.
Contact: Christine Senediak
M: 0478 548 594


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Event Type
PsyBA approved Supervisor Training
Event Location
Mary MacKillop Conference Centre
80 William Street
North Sydney NSW 2060

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