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Course Content, assessment, hours breakdown and award

The course will be held online via Zoom and delivered in six 2-day modules.  The course times are 9.30am to 5.30pm.

The course is formed of six modules, content of which is below:

Module 1:

Introductions, and collating ideas that participants want to consider throughout the course which will be integrated with concepts included in the programme. There will be an historical overview of the development of supervision in the helping professions. Also we will overview some of the different styles of supervision and the supervisory processes. These will include discussions related to supervision, values, principles and ethics, that will enable individuals to consider their own position.

Module 2:

A review of different conceptual modes of supervision from an integrative relational perspective and current literature.  We will also reflect on different stages of developmental processes that will highlight ranges of engagement and differences of individual supervisees learning styles.  We also consider the process of establishing initial contracts with supervisees to support the supervisory working alliance

Module 3:

Methods, goals, interventions and creativity in individual and group supervision. Working with transference,countertransferenceandparallelprocessinsupervision.

Module 4:

What might be the impact regarding the supervision process when working with diversity and contextual factors, for example; race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, including mental health problems.

Module 5:

Supervising the practice of short-term counselling and psychotherapy; considerations for best practice. Reviewing ethical dilemmas and professional issues in both short- and long-term practice. "Different vehicles of supervision including, onsite, online will be considered.

Module 6:

Student Presentations – a short 20-minute presentation of the candidate's own interest area in supervision together with a brief written account. Methods of evaluating our own supervisory practice will be discussed.



  •           Attendance of at least 80% of course hours
  •           Missed attendance requires a discussion with the course tutor who will agree how to make up the missed module, e.g. presentation to group, attendance at tutorial
  •           Obtaining a pass grade of written work
  •           Two pieces of written work (2,000 words) are required, which can be submitted during the course or up to two months after the end of the taught course.

These are:

  1.      My Philosophy of Supervision.
  2.      Relating Practice and theory: - Experiences of delivering supervision (gained during course practice, or in another setting) related to a model(s) of the supervisory process.
  •              Course attendance requirements, peer presentation and passing of the written work leads to achievement of the Certificate.



Breakdown of hours

Tutor course hours:           84 hours

Reading time:                   86 hours

Written work:                  20 hours (2 x 2000 words)

Total:                             190 hours



Certificate in Clinical Supervision awarded by Metanoia Institute.