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Event Details - Certificate of Attainment in Supervision (COA) Training course - Rise Up 15 to 17 February 2020

Title: Certificate of Attainment in Supervision (COA) Training course - Rise Up 15 to 17 February 2020
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop:

The COA in Supervision course will enable the graduate, as a minimum, to:

  • Define the role of a Clinical Supervisor

  • Identify the goals of supervision

  • Describe the supervisory relationship

  • Demonstrate the skills required for conducting diverse supervision interventions

  • Provide effective evaluation

  • Have knowledge of the different models of supervision

  • Present effectual feedback to supervisees

  • Successfully undertake a variety of supervisor administration tasks

  • Address the ethical and legal considerations of supervision

  • Understand Best Practice in Supervision

Course / Workshop Outline:

Overview of Program:

  • Theory of Supervision
  • What is Professional Supervision?
  • What skills does a professional supervisor need?
  • What will be covered in a session of professional supervision?
  • What are the different settings and forms for professional supervision?
  • What are the Supervisor and Supervisee’s responsibilities?
  • Legal and Risk management issues in the Allied Health Industry
  • Legislation
  • Front-line management professional supervision
  • Issues in applying Professional Supervision
  • Resistant supervisees
  • Armstrong Model
  • Note-taking and record-keeping
  • Mental Health Issues and Supervision
  • Transference potential
  • Stress, Anxiety, Conflict and potential Burnout.
OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

Australia’s only internationally recognised qualification in Professional/Clinical Supervision. Not only is this qualification recognised by ACA and many other Australian peak bodies but it is transportable outside of Australia. Optimise Potential has trained counsellors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, midwives and GP’s. Your trainer is registered with the ACA College of Supervisors and is a qualified TAE trainer. The RISE UP training program is a three-day workshop with a pre-course study requirement. All 3 days must be attended in order for your training to be verified and accredited.

Start/End Date: 15/02/2020 to 17/02/2020
Time: 09:30:00 - 16:30:00
Presenter / Provider: Lyndall Briggs
Contact Name: Lyndall Briggs
Contact Phone: 02 9024 5182 or 0402 223 350
Contact Email:
Qualifications: Trainer & Assessor for Optimise Potential RISE UP Supervision Course.

Lyndall Briggs is a clinical supervisor for counsellors and other healthcare professionals seeking support and guidance. An ACA Accredited Supervisor, Lyndall Briggs has been practising since 1995. She is the President of the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Trainer & Assessor for Optimise Potential RISE UP Supervision Course. 

Address: 64 Shaw Street
Address 2:
Suburb: Kingsgrove
State: NSW
Postcode: 2208
Parking: No
Is there disability parking and entry? Yes
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea & Lunch
Registration URL:
Cost ($): 750
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

Cost: PCA $750 pp, Non-PCA but ACA member $775 pp, ASCH Members $750 pp.  All other associations - $800 pp.

This cost includes:

The pre-course textbook - The Practice of Clinical Supervision 2017 (valued at $55)

Plus, the Rise Up Workbook (251 pages)

Morning and afternoon tea plus a light lunch.

Member Associations

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