Supervision - Setting Up Supervision and The Supervisory Relationship
Clinical Supervision is central in healthcare professions. Supervision plays a key role in the professional context such as supporting the practitioner and providing quality assurance, evaluation of competence, educational development and ultimately improved patient care. This series of workshops is designed to develop your skills and knowledge in providing clinical supervision. The workshops are for healthcare professionals (e.g. Psychiatry, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Social Work) who will be or are already providing supervision as a part of their role. In total there are 5 workshops on different topics within Clinical Supervision, each with different learning outcomes based on Roth and Pilling’s generic supervision skills
The format of delivery will be a combination of interactive teaching, group work involving role-play (coach group) and discussions. Attending workshops is flexible, so you can pick and choose which workshop or all, you would like to attend. The workshop is provided by the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme, School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast. The facilitators are both experienced in providing supervision training to psychologists.
The workshop runs from 10.00am to 4.30pm. Lunch and a training manual are provided.
- Have an understanding of the importance of a safe environment in facilitating learning and of the factors that affect the development of a supervisory relationship.
- Have an understanding of contracting and governance in supervision.
- Have skills in developing and maintaining a supervisory alliance.
- Have an understanding of the importance of modelling the professional role, (e.g. managing boundaries, including protecting time), confidentiality and accountability.
- Have skills and experience in developing and negotiating with supervisees.
- Have an understanding and experience in Alliance Rupture Repair.
About the Trainers
Dr Brent Thompson is a Lecturer on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology course and is the Lead for the Supervisor Training. He is also a Clinical Psychologist working in NHS Adult Mental Health settings.
Dr Pauline Adair is a RAPPS approved supervisor. She is a Practitioner Psychologist (Clinical and Health). She is the Programme Director for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Queen’s University, Belfast.