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Event Details - Wheel of Supervision Part 2 - Practising the Diversity of Supervision

Title: Wheel of Supervision Part 2 - Practising the Diversity of Supervision
Type of Activity: Relevant Course Work
Objective of Course / Workshop:

Part 2 - 5 day training is designed to deepen understanding of the intent, inter-relational themes, tasks and responsibilities of the supervisory relationship. It also addresses practising the diversity of the role.

This course is now an ACA accepted course of study to qualify appropriately qualified counsellors to train as Supervisors and apply for registration with ACA for membership in the ACA College of Supervisors.

Course / Workshop Outline:
  1. Creating the supervision environment
  2. Working with the educator role
  3. Working within the relational worlds
  4. The Existential perspective
  5. Working with difference
  6. Supervisor’s Responsibilities
  7. Working across Systems
  8. The passionate supervisor 

Course over 5 days - Mon 16 to Fri 20 April 2018

Total hours: 36

morning sessions from 9.30 to 12.30pm with 20 min break afternoon sessions from 1.30 pm to 4.30pm with 20 min break 

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

In the second module, there is an emphasis on the role and responsibilities of the supervisor both within the interpersonal supervisory relationship and within the context of supervision practice, with educational, organisational and private settings all addressed. Specific issues such as dual roles, conflicts of interest and ethical considerations are explored as is the understanding of and working with difference 







Start/End Date: 01/06/2020 to 05/06/2020
Time: 09:30:00 - 16:30:00
Presenter / Provider: Dr Alison Strasser & Adam McLean
Contact Name: Alison Strasser
Contact Phone: 0431 401 659
Contact Email:
Qualifications: Strasser: DProf (Psychotherapy & Counselling), MA, BA Hons, McLean: M Counselling,, Grad Dip Psych/Couns, BCHC, BN

Dr Alison Strasser is a practising psychotherapist, coach and clinical supervisor. She has been instrumental in creating the existential curriculum for a variety of counselling and psychotherapy trainings in Australia.

Adam McLean is a psychotherapist and counsellor in private practice, a clinical supervisor, educator and trainer with more than 30 years experience. He is a faculty member of the Jansen Newman Institute. 

Address: Centre for Theology & Ministry
Address 2: 29 College Cresc.
Suburb: Parkville
State: VIC
Postcode: 3052
Parking: Street
Is there disability parking and entry? No
Are meals included with this event? No
If yes, what meals?
Registration URL:
Cost ($): $1100
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

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