Psychology Supervisor Masterclass

We offer four different supervisor master classes, each of which provide 6 hours of face to face intensive training for existing Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisors who wish to renew their status five years after initial approval. Our master classes are suitable for a range of supervisors, including those approved to supervisor for 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.

Our master classes offer:

  • Small classes, with a maximum of 14 enrolled
  • Videoconference 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

Master Class 1: Supervising for clinical psychology endorsement

Course description: Supervision of higher education students and registrars preparing for endorsement in clinical psychology is an important activity undertaken by approved supervisors. The current workshop assists supervisors in understanding the current requirements for these supervisees, and their impact on developing competency based supervision plans, conducting assessments and providing feedback.

Facilitators: Associate Professor Kathryn Nicholson Perry
                  Mr Simon Milton
                  Ms Lara Keogh

Suitable for: All Board approved supervisors of students undertaking higher degree programs in clinical psychology or registrar programs for area of practice endorsement in clinical psychology

Dates: Friday, 26 May 2017 Sydney CBD. Please note that this class is now full.

Friday 28 July 2017 Central Coast (Venue to be confirmed). Please click here to secure your place.

Cost: $400 (no charge for supervisors of current ACAP Master of Psychology (Clinical) students)

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Master Class 1 is now completely booked out, and tickets for subsequent Master Classes will be released soon.

Master Class 2: Supervising to prevent and manage problems of professional competence

Course description: Supervisors have an important role in identifying and remediating problems of professional competence in their supervisees. This workshop focuses on how the initial negotiation of a competency-based supervision plan may be used to help to prevent the development of such problems, and teaches evidence-based strategies for the management of such problems in the range of supervision contexts.

Facilitators: Associate Professor Kathryn Nicholson Perry
                  Mr Simon Milton
                  Ms Lara Keogh

Suitable for: All Board approved supervisors

Dates: 1 September 2017 Sydney CBD. Please click here to secure your place.

Cost: $400 (no charge for supervisors of current ACAP Master of Psychology (Clinical) students)

Master Class 3: Supervising the development of case conceptualization and diagnosis competencies

Course description: Diagnostic competencies are core to all areas of professional practice, and case conceptualization is arguably a defining characteristic of professional psychologists. Supervisors are in a privileged position to help supervisees learn how to apply psychological knowledge to these important tasks, as well as the associated relationship and skill competencies. This workshop will focus on how to develop and implement developmentally sensitive competency-based supervision plans in the areas of case conceptualization and diagnosis for all routes to registration.

Facilitators: Associate Professor Kathryn Nicholson Perry
                  Mr Simon Milton
                  Ms Lara Keogh

Suitable for: All Board approved supervisors

Dates: 

25 August 2017, Melbourne CBD.  Please click here https://www.stickytickets.com.au/52256 to secure your place.

7 September (part 1) and 21 September (part 2) 2017, via Videoconference.  Please note that attendees will need to attend both sessions, and must meet certain criteria to be eligible to attend via videoconferencing.  Please click here https://www.stickytickets.com.au/52485 to secure your place.

Cost: $400 (no charge for supervisors of current ACAP Master of Psychology (Clinical) students)

Master Class 4: Supervising the development of meta-competencies: Reflective practice and the scientist-practitioner mindset

Course description: Meta-competencies such as reflective practice and the scientist-practitioner mindset are key to the successful development of a significant number of specific functional competencies. This workshop will focus on developing and implementing competency-based supervision plans, as well as how to assess the demonstration of these competencies in all routes to registration.

Facilitators: Associate Professor Kathryn Nicholson Perry
                  Mr Simon Milton
                  Ms Lara Keogh

Suitable for: All Board approved supervisors

Dates: 14 September 2017, Brisbane CBD. Please click here https://www.stickytickets.com.au/52258 to secure your place.

10 November 2017, Adelaide CBD.  Please click here https://www.stickytickets.com.au/52482 to secure your place.

Cost: $400 (no charge for supervisors of current ACAP Master of Psychology (Clinical) students)

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 psychology.placements@acap.edu.au
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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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For all enquiries about the courses please email us on psych.supervisortraining@acap.edu.au or if you would like to register for a master class please complete the enquiry form below.

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