Supervision Skills for Health & Social Service Professionals Unitec Certificate - Level 5, 4 Credits

This skills based training enables senior staff to provide effective supervision for others in their own discipline area. introduces supervision as a professional development process for health & social service professionals provides training and processes for one to one clinical supervision provides opportunities for participants to experience the power of supervision through practice activities Cost $650 + gst with Te Pou discount


By the end of this workshop participants will be able to

define supervision, the role of the supervisor and the limits and boundaries to the role
establish supervision relationships
develop supervision contracts and negotiate goals for individual supervision sessions
use a range of micro-skills to enhance supervisee reflection and learning
manage one to one supervision sessions
use a range of frameworks and processes for effective supervision
use power and expertise appropriately in supervision contexts
explore models of supervision and their relevance to supervision practice
discuss ethical boundaries and issues in the supervision process
discuss cultural perspectives on supervision


Supervision defined
Issues and challenges for clinical supervision in the health & social service professions
Establishing supervisory relationships
Contracting for supervision
Supervisor skills and competencies
The 7 key skills for effective supervision
Maps and models
Frameworks for supervision sessions
Questions not answers
The Art of Feedback
The Supervisor's Toolbox - tools for facilitating supervisee reflection and learning
Supervision in Action - practice activities
Ethical issues in supervision


Approximate cost

$700 + gst with Te Pou discount ( usually $775)


2 days


  • Off-site (at training provider or other premises)

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