PSYCHOLOGY SUPERVISOR TRAINING AND MASTERCLASS

ACAP provides industry approved training for prospective supervisors, and masterclasses for current supervisors.

Psychology Supervisor Training

We offer Parts 1, 2 and 3 supervisor training for prospective supervisors seeking Board-approval status, as well as six different supervisor master classes (Part 4), each of which are approved by the Psychology Board of Australia. Our training classes are suitable for a range of prospective and existing Board-approved supervisors, including those wishing to offer supervision for those engaged in the 4+2, 5+1 and higher degree program routes to registration as well as for supervisors of registrars in a range of areas of endorsement.

Please note that materials for the programs, and some of the activities, are conducted via an online class space. Participants will need to access course materials via the online class space and bring along to the course an electronic device such as a smartphone, tablet or laptop.

Part 1: Knowledge Assessment

Course description:
Supervision of provisionally registered psychologists and registrars preparing for endorsement in an area pf practice endorsement is a key professional activity of experienced psychologists. The online self-study modules that make up Part 1 provides the foundation of knowledge required for effective practice of supervision. This includes: contemporary competency based supervision and the associated evidence base; the ethical, legal and professional context to supervision, including relevant Psychology Board of Australia standards, guidelines and policies; and fundamental supervision practices.

Suitable for:
All registered psychologists eligible to become Board-approved supervisors (please see the Psychology Board of Australia website for further information about eligibility)

Dates:
Part 1 is self-paced online and can be completed anytime. Click on this link to secure tickets through Sticky Tickets: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/LNC8S

Cost:
$250 or $1375 when packaged with Parts 2 and 3 (There may be no charge for supervisors or prospective supervisors of ACAP students studying Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology; Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology Practice; or Master of Psychology (Clinical). Please enquire with regards to eligibility).

Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 Supervisor Training Combined Packages can be secured by following this link to Sticky Tickets: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/OPOVI

Part 2: Two Day Skills Training

Course description:
The Part 2 Skills Training focuses on translation of the knowledge component from Part 1 into skills that support effective supervisory practice. Key skills will be demonstrated and practiced, including those related to: developing a competency based supervision plan; facilitation of supervisee’s competencies through use of interventions such as observation and modelling; evaluating supervisees’ psychological competencies; providing formative and summative feedback; and managing common problems in supervision. Finally, the workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to reflect on the attitudes and values required for sustainable and ethical practice as a supervisor.

Suitable for:
All registered psychologists eligible to become Board-approved supervisors (please see the Psychology Board of Australia website for further information about eligibility).

2023 Dates:

 March 16, 17, 23, 24 (2023) –  Part 2: Skills Workshop from 10am – 1.00pm ONLINE (this training course will be delivered across two weeks with four sessions). All four sessions must be attended in full. Tickets available via Sticky Tickets here https://www.stickytickets.com.au/CRDG3

 

May 11, 12 , 18, 19 (2023)Part 2: Skills Workshop from 10am – 1.00pm ONLINE (this training course will be delivered across two weeks with four sessions). All four sessions must be attended in full. Tickets available via Sticky Tickets here https://www.stickytickets.com.au/L5AIV

 

September  8 and 9  (2023)Part 2: Skills Workshop delivered from Brisbane ACAP Campus (this training will be delivered across two days 9.30am – 5.00pm). Both sessions must be attended in full. Tickets available via Sticky Tickets here https://www.stickytickets.com.au/9V38S

 

Cost:
$742 for Online delivery and $825 for face to face delivery or $1375 when packaged with Parts 1 and 3 (There may be no charge for supervisors or prospective supervisors of ACAP students studying Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology; Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology Practice; or Master of Psychology (Clinical). Please enquire with regards to eligibility).

Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 Supervisor Training Combined – Tickets available via this link to Sticky Tickets: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/OPOVI

Part 3: Competency Based Assessment and Evaluation

Course description:
This online program will provide participants with guidance regarding the preparation of an electronic recording of a simulated supervision session, as well as a written reflection (including a self-evaluation) and development plan outlining their plans to extend their knowledge and skills as part of assuming the role of supervisor.

Suitable for:
All registered psychologists eligible to become Board-approved supervisors (please see the Psychology Board of Australia website for further information about eligibility)

Dates:
Part 3 is completed via self-paced study online. Tickets available via this link to Sticky Tickets: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/JTF2D  

Cost:
$450 or $1375 when packaged with Parts 1 and 2 (There may be no charge for supervisors or prospective supervisors of ACAP students studying Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology; Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology Practice; or Master of Psychology (Clinical). Please enquire with regards to eligibility).

Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 Supervisor Training Combined – Tickets available via this link to Sticky Tickets: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/OPOVI

Part 4: Supervisor Masterclasses

We offer a range of master classes that provide 6 hours of intensive training for existing Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisors who wish to renew their status five years after initial approval.

Our master classes offer:

  • Small classes, with a maximum of 14 enrolled
  • Video conference master classes for psychologists based in remote areas or in house delivery*
  • A stimulating blend of taught content, facilitated group discussion in both large and small groups, exploration of facilitator and participant cases, and role plays
  • Offered in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth

Masterclasses

Do you supervise ACAP Master of Psychology (Clinical) students?

Find out more about how you can hosts students and the benefits to you and your practice by emailing us at [email protected]

Please note: Delivery of all workshops is dependent on the minimum number of registrations being met. In the event of cancellation you will be able to transfer your registration to another master class or receive a refund.
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