Psychology Supervisor Training

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Enhance your career by becoming a Board-approved supervisor.

Develop your skills and become confident in the practical supervision of provisional psychologists undertaking internships and placements, and psychologists completing a registrar program. Being a Board-approved supervisor is an excellent way to contribute to the development of early career psychologists.

 

 

$1,375.00

Key facts

Course category
Psychology, Counselling and Social Work, Psychology
Options
Option 1 Asynchronous self-paced course / Workshop: Wednesday 29 - Thursday 30 May, 2024 (online) 9.15 AM - 4.30 PM (AEST)Online (Live)
Option 2 Asynchronous self-paced course / Workshop: Wednesday 24 - Thursday 25 July, 2024 (City Campus) 9.15 AM - 4.30 PM (AEST)In Person (Melbourne)
Option 3 Asynchronous self-paced course / Workshop: Wednesday 27 - Thursday 28 November, 2024 (online) 9.15 AM - 4.30 PM (AEDT)Online (Live)
Duration
35 hours, self-paced + 2-day workshop
Group Bookings
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Prerequisite/s
Participants must already be a registered psychologist accredited by the Psychology Board of Australia for at least the last 3 years.
Certification
Certificate of Achievement

Why this course?

This course is designed for registered psychologists seeking a flexible and fully online course to provide them with the skills needed to become a Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) approved supervisor.  

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement, enabling you to apply for Board-approved supervisor status (BAS).                                                 

Why study a short course at La Trobe

Industry experience while you study

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Course content

This course consists of three Parts, which must be completed sequentially.  The maximum elapsed time between completing Part 2 and Part 3 is 12 weeks.  

 

Part 1:  Knowledge assessment

This self-paced, online module aims to provide you with a baseline knowledge of best-practice supervision and knowledge of relevant Board codes, guidelines and policies.  Topics covered are:

  • Effective clinical supervision practices, including evaluation of practice
  • Developing and managing the supervisory relationship
  • Assessment of psychological competencies in supervisees
  • Reflective practice and feedback
  • Ethical, leval and professional practice
  • Responsiveness to diversity within the supervision relationship and within supervisee practice. 

 

Part 2:  Skills training workshop

This two-day workshop focuses on integrating knowledge and practical skills relevant to all supervisee training pathways and reflective of supervision practice and is scheduled for live participation.   

 

Part 3:  Competency-based assessment and evaluation

You will conduct and record a supervisor session and demonstrate how you apply reflective practice (self-evaluation and reflection) during supervision and receive and integrate external feedback from supervisee during self-reflective practice.

 

The course fee includes all three parts.  To register for any of the individual parts, please contact La Trobe Professional for further information.  The fees (inclusive of GST) are:

  • Part 1 - $195.00
  • Part 2 - $749.00
  • Part 3 - $427.00.

You’ll learn:

After completing this course, you will have developed skills in:

 

  • Practical assessment and supervision of students in an educational setting
  • In-depth knowledge of codes, guidelines and policies provided by the Psychology Board of Australia.
  • Written and oral competency related to the supervision of students.

 

 

  

Your study experience

Throughout this course, you will receive support via online drop-in sessions, email correspondence and/or online forums with academic leads.   The total time commitment for the course is 35 hours over three parts:

 

Assessment

Part 1:  fully online and self-paced, 16 hours

The assessment for Part 1 will be a multi-choice quiz for each topic, with a 75% pass mark for each.

 

Part 2:  two-day (14 hours) workshop delivered online via Zoom, with scheduled dates

The assessment for this module will be conducted within the workshops and covers:

  • Attendance at all module sessions
  • Active participation and engagement in discussions, pair-based activities, and small group activities
  • Completion of individual written short-answer questions and reflection piece.
  • A pass grade of ‘competent’ (at least 75%) for each assessment is required to successfully complete Part 2. 

Part 3:  5 hours

The assessment for this module will be competency-based, where you submit an electronic recording of a supervision session you lead and a written self-evaluation of your own supervisory competencies. 

All modules need to be successfully completed to be able to apply for Board-approved supervisor status Psychologists participating in the training must meet the eligibility criteria for PsyBA approval. 

 

Who you'll learn from

Dr Steve Halperin – Program Lead

Steve is a clinical psychologist and Board-Approved Supervisor who works as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology & Public Health at La Trobe University and as Director of Psychology at Orygen, Melbourne Victoria. Steve has practiced as a psychologist for 25 years, working in public mental health in Australia and the United Kingdom.  He has been a supervisor and manager of psychologists, and mental health professionals for more than 15 years, and his clinical work has focused on working with young people and adults with serious mental health problems. Steve draws from both Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) in his approach to supervision, is an ANZACAT accredited CAT practitioner and supervisor, and in 2017 co-authored a chapter with colleagues in the first text focused on CAT supervision titled “Cognitive Analytic Supervision – A relational approach”.  

Vanessa Rohlf 

Vanessa is a Research Officer in the School of Psychology and Public Health, and is a consultant, therapist, and educator specialising in compassion fatigue, stress management, pet loss, and animal bereavement.

Dr Eric Morris

Eric is a clinical psychologist and Board-Approved Supervisor who works as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology & Public Health at La Trobe University and as a Psychology Academic at Northern Health, Melbourne Victoria. Eric has practised as a psychologist for 30 years, working in public mental health and higher education in Australia and the United Kingdom.  He has been an educator, supervisor and manager of psychologists, therapists and health professionals for 25 years, with his practise focused on clinical services for people with serious mental health problems, along with researching process-based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. With Linda Nicholson, Eric has published on the SHAPE model, a framework to promote experiential learning in supervision. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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Find out more about further education at La Trobe  View all FAQ

I would like information about a short course. Who can assist me?  

Email: LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

Phone: 1300 135 045

Can payment of a course fee be made in instalments?

No, course fees need to be paid in full before you can commence the course.

I cannot pay by credit card. Are there other payment options available? 

To arrange payment by BPAY or EFT, please contact LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

I have paid the fee for a short course. When will I have access to the course?  

Access to courses is generally available two weeks in advance of the scheduled course start date, or as advised in the registration confirmation email.  Course materials are made available via our Learning Management System (LMS) for which you will be provided with your username and initial password.

I need to defer my registration. How do I go about this? 

Prior to your course commencing, you may request a deferral of your registration to the next available course date, by contacting executive_professional_education@latrobe.edu.au.  

I am getting an error when I try to log into my LMS account. Can you help? 

Please visit our Student IT Support contact us webpage if you require assistance.

I want to enrol multiple staff in a short course. How do I go about this? 

Contact LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au for assistance registering multiple staff.