Supervision skills for health & social service professionals
Are you a health or social service professional tasked with providing supervision to your team?
Are you interested in improving your team's overall performance through providing skilled supervision?
This skills-based training enables senior team leaders and team leaders working with taiohi who are at risk of involvement with youth justice, forensic services, or mental health and AOD services, and who are at an increased risk of offending or re-offending to provide effective supervision for others in their area of work.
- Introduces supervision as a professional development process for health and social service kaimahi
- Provides training and processes for one-to-one supervision
- Provides opportunities for participants to experience the power of supervision through practice activities and work-based tasks
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Apply professional ethics, boundaries, and standards in supervision relationships
- Select and use tools from a range of supervision models to enhance supervisee reflection and learning
Completion of this course, and the assessment requirements, provides you with a NZQA approved micro-credential registered on the national qualification’s framework at level 5, and is worth 5 credits.
- Supervision defined
- Issues and challenges for supervision in the health and social services
- Establishing supervisory relationships
- Supervisor skills and competencies
- The 7 key skills for effective supervision
- Frameworks for supervision sessions
- The art of feedback
- The supervisor's toolbox - tools for facilitating supervisee reflection and learning
- Supervision in action - practice activities
- Ethical issues in supervision
- Kiamahi who are working with taiohi who are at risk of involvement with youth justice, forensic services, or mental health and AOD services, and who are at an increased risk of offending or re-offending
- Kaimahi in team and shift lead roles who are tasked with providing internal supervision
- In consideration of equity, preference will be given to applicants with lived experience and/or from Māori, Pacifica or LGBTQIA+ communities
- Line managers written approval for release. Click here for a template word doc / pdf
- Able to attend via Zoom on a device in a space without interruptions
- Full availability for the entire two-day duration 9 am to 4 pm, including any necessary follow-up sessions, without conflicting responsibilities or commitments to ensure course completion
- Completion of Real Skills Plus ICAMH/AOD checklist pre and post course attendance. (Real Skills Plus ICAMH/AOD skills and knowledge framework assists kaimahi working with tamariki and whānau to identify their strengths and areas for development)
- In accordance with NZQA regulations, this qualification is available to NZ or Australian citizens, or NZ residents or those who have a work visa whose employers require them to do the course. An NZCMC certificate is available for those who do not meet these criteria.
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