Introduction To Supervision for Health Professionals

This course provides an excellent introduction to supervision for new or beginning supervisors and provides skills for supervising others in their own discipline area. Aimed at senior clinicians or staff who are moving in to supervision roles or beginning to supervise others, it is suitable for new or experienced supervisors.

Format

1 day training with follow up readings and reflective tasks

Objectives

By the end of this training participants will be able to

  • Define supervision, the roles and responsibilities of the supervisor
  • Discuss models of supervision and relate them to supervision practice
  • Establish supervision relationships with staff
  • Use a range of tools and skills to facilitate supervisee learning and reflection
  • Manage a one to one supervision session as a new supervisor.

Content

  • Supervision defined
  • Foci and modes of supervision
  • Issues and challenges for clinical supervision in the health professions
  • Establishing supervisory relationships
  • What to bring to supervision
  • The 7 key skills for effective supervision - questioning and listening
  • Maps and models
  • Framework for a supervision session
  • The Supervisor's Toolbox - tools for facilitating supervisee reflection and learning
  • Supervision in Action - practice activities
Duration: 
1 Day
Group size: 
max. 20
Available: 
In-house