PsyBA Supervisor Workshop 28-29 May 2024 (Videoconference)
- Standalone Workshop (Part 2 only of Full Training) - Standard Fee $700.00 AUD
This standalone workshop does NOT include Part 1 or Part 3 of the supervisor full training.
Please refer to our Training Dates page for package enrolment options.
Participants are advised to consult the PsyBA Supervisor Training requirements prior to enrolling.
Please note our Terms and Conditions of enrolment prior to enrolling.
This two-day skills workshop focuses on integrating knowledge and practical skills. It requires direct/live training to develop practical supervision skills that are relevant to all supervisee training pathways and to reflective supervision practice. The workshop is currently conducted via interactive videoconference. Successful completion of Part 1 is a prerequisite for attending this Part 2 workshop. A certificate of completion for Part 1 from an accredited training provider must be provided when enrolling in this workshop.
PART 2 (SKILLS WORKSHOP) CONTENT
The two-day Skills Workshop is conducted via videoconference and integrates theory and small group practice (successful completion of online course is prerequisite). The two-day workshop will further expand on the topics covered in the online component reviewing PsyBA supervision requirements. The workshop is interactive, including live demonstrations, small group activities, practice exercises and class discussion. Comprehensive readings are provided in addition to a Supervision Resource Handbook. Numbers are strictly limited for this workshop.
- 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, telehealth 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.
WORKSHOP PRESENTER: Christine Senediak
Christine Senediak is an accredited PsyBA Supervisor Trainer with 40 years clinical experience and over 35 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 practice. 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. Further information on Board requirements is available on the Psychology Board of Australia website.
Flyer: PsyBA Supervisor Training 2024 (PDF)
Psychologists wanting to become PsyBA approved supervisors need to complete Supervisor Full Training, consisting of three components completed in sequence (Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3). Once all three components are successfully completed, participants can apply for supervisor accreditation effective for 5 years. ...
This workshop will provide a structure for supervisors to prepare higher education students, provisional psychologists and registrars to review, practise and evaluate core psychological professional competencies in supervision. This workshop will ensure supervisors have both knowledge and skills to assist supervisees in developing competency-based supervision plans and to be able to assess these competencies. ...