The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 5,000 individual members

Professional Development


Type of Activity: Supervision
Objective of Course / Workshop:

The objective of this Training Program is to develop supervisory skills within a person-centred, Reflective framework.  Using a person-centred and creative approach, this program supports supervisors to develop skills that will equip them to supervise practitioners across a range of different modalities and presenting issues.  

Registered Supervisors can participate in any single days to claim professional development points.


Course / Workshop Outline:

DAY TWO Models and approaches to Supervision

This workshop will reflect on the contemporary models of supervision, including the Seven-eyed model, the CLEAR model and the Developmental approach.

Participants will be invited to reflect on which model, or combination or models, best match their particular style or approach. This is an opportunity for supervisors to refine and/or strengthen their particular approach.


Reflective practice is mindful practice. The processes that contribute to effective reflective practice for practitioners and supervisors will be explored.

OPD points: 5
Course / Workshop content:

The following topics will be covered: 


·        Person centred

·        Clinical Supervision

o  Inskipp and Proctor

o  Hawkins and Shohet Seven eyed model

·        Michael Carroll

·        Integrated Developmental Model IDM Stoltemberg & Delworth

·        Personal Style

Reflective practice

·        Cyclical models (Kolb’s experiential learning cycle; Gibbs’ reflective cycle)

·        Holistic models

·        Live methods

Online Supervision

·        Structure and format

·        Advantages

·        Disadvantages

·        Ethical issues

Start/End Date: 15/05/2020 to 15/05/2020
Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
Presenter / Provider: Super Vision for Supervisors Cheryl Taylor & Joanne Ablett
Contact Name: Jo Ablett
Contact Phone: Jo 0417078792 Cheryl 0421281050
Contact Email:
Qualifications: Master of Counselling; B.Ed, ; Dip. Ed.; Graduate Diploma in Counselling Supervision; Cert IV Counselling Supervision

Jo Ablett and Cheryl Taylor have a solid foundation of supervisory training and experience gained over more than a decade of practice as Supervisors. They are both registered Supervisors with ACA, AAOS, ACSA and PACFA.  For five years Cheryl and Jo have provided professional development for supervisors. Cheryl is currently employed as a lecturer and supervisor at Cairn Millar and Jo is a Senior Trainer for Expressive Therapies Institute of Australia.

Address: 22 Kookaburra St
Address 2:
Suburb: Frankston
State: VIC
Parking: Street
Is there disability parking and entry? No
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea
Registration URL:
Cost ($): Professional Development $300 per day, Training program $1800
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

Professional Development $300 per day

Please note: overall supervisor training which includes all 6 workshops is $1800 or $300 per day.

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