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.  The program is strongly influenced by the latest research in neuroscience and underpinned by person-centred principles and a compassionate approach. Registered Supervisors can participate in any of the sessions to claim professional development points.


Course / Workshop Outline:

The course consists of 3, 2-day workshops over three months.

Day 1: What is supervision?

Qualities of an effective supervisor

Nuts and bolts of supervision

Day 2: Models and approaches

Reflective practice

Online Supervision

Day 3: Supervisory Relationship – Establishing and maintaining a healthy fit

Supervising across modalities and client presentations

Day 4: Transformational supervision

Compassion and self-compassion in supervision

Courageous conversations

Day 5: Group and Team Supervision

Day 6:Creative Supervision: Opening up unconscious communication

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:
Start/End Date: 14/05/2020 to 31/07/2020
Time: 00:00:00 - 00:00:00
Presenter / Provider: Super Vision for Supervisors Cheryl Taylor & Joanne Ablett
Contact Name: Jo Ablett
Contact Phone: 03 5956 8306
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
Postcode: 3199
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: To be advertised
Cost ($): $1800 full course; Per Workshop $600; Professional Development $260 per day
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

$1800 full course

Per Workshop $600

Professional Development $260 per day

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