Level 6: Certificate In Therapeutic Counselling Supervision (CPCAB)
This qualification is for experienced counsellors and psychotherapists who want to learn the skills of supervision in order to practice as a clinical supervisor.
Enrolling Now For 2018-2019
Download the application pack here for the next course starting in October 2018
Advanced Learner Loan Information Leaflet
Who is this course for
This qualification is for experienced counsellors and psychotherapists who want to learn the skills of supervision in order to practice as a clinical supervisor
What previous knowledge/experience/skills is required?
The counsellor /therapist needs to have post qualifying experience in their own clinical practice under supervision, at least 450 hours. Participants will need to be working as a supervisor or have secured a placement as a clinical supervisor.
What does this course cover
1. Models of supervision
2. Working within the professional framework for supervision
3. Understanding basic group dynamics within supervision , including transference and countertransference
4. Ethical and legal aspects of supervision
5. Working with diversity in supervision
6. Creative approaches to supervision
This course meets for 14 sessions on a Saturday and 1 session on a Sunday between October to June. Exact dates are in the application pack.
By the end of this course you will be able to work as a supervisor in an agency or private practice
What will it be like
We use a variety of teaching methods, some didactic input but also group discussion, role plays, commenting on case presentations and observing supervision sessions.
At the start: discussion of learning needs
On the course: throughout by written work, through feedback on case presentaion and supervion sessions in class
At the end: through completion of a portfolio and by a case review which is externally assessed.
What else do you need to buy or do
Books on supervision.
Additional - minimum of 5 hours ( out of course time) supervision of supervision in a group or individual.
What this course could lead to
Work as a qualified clinical supervisor with individuals or groups.
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This course is accredited
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’