This course is for those intending to work as a supervisor, or for experienced supervisors who wish to gain a formal qualification in the practice of supervision. The programme is suitable for qualified counsellors & psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers and any other healthcare professionals who may benefit from supervision skills and knowledge in organisational or private practice contexts. Students who successfully complete the course can
obtain a Level 8 Advanced Diploma qualification from Middlesex University and will be eligible for professional accreditation with the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP).
Supervisors play a vital role for qualified professionals, particularly in therapeutic and social care fields, where they provide support and guidance to supervisees. This course will provide a theoretical, ethical and skills based framework for students, allowing them to understand various models of supervision and how they may be applied in supervisory relationships. Students will learn the skills of supervision and be able to implement a range of approaches and methods to provide contemporary, ethical and professional practice. They will develop an awareness of how individuals and groups learn and how to use experiential learning and reflective practice as a basis of life-long learning. They will also gain skills in reflexivity, forming and managing supervisory contracts, giving/receiving effective feedback and the provision of effective supervisory reports. The course is integrative in approach, exploring the main theories and approaches to supervision informing effective practice. This programme is quality assured by Middlesex University. Participants will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion.
Venue: Dublin City Centre & Belfast (Date TBC)
Duration: 100 hour programme over eight weekends from October to May
Next Start Date: Dublin City Centre - 30th September 2017
Accreditation: Validated by Middlesex University and meeting the criteria of IACP / BACP for accreditation.
Assessment: Two written essays plus one Viva (assessment of supervisory skills in clinical context).
Award: Middlesex University Advanced Diploma in Supervision*
If you have more questions now about the course, call David or Adam now at 01-464 2268 or add your details to the purple Questions Box above and we'll get back to you shortly.
"I found the course both challenging and enjoyable, with a great balance of academic and experiential components. In particular the experiential work, including the opportunity to receive immediate feedback on my supervisory skills and approach was an invaluable learning tool”. Read graduate Ann Marie Quigley's short profile on her experiences of the course
*This programme was developed and is delivered and assessed by PCI College, awarded by and quality assured by Middlesex University.
Additional Course Requirements:
25 hours of external supervised Supervision Practice (Course includes 25 hours of internal supervised Supervision practice)
7 hours external supervision of Supervision Practice
LEADING TO THE AWARD OF:
MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN SUPERVISION
Meets Accrediation Criteria:
Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy