Begins Saturday Sept 28th 2024

12 Days Over 6 Months

Venue Ockment Centre Okehampton

Price £1300

About The Course

This course is recognised by the National Counselling Psychotherapy Society (NCPS) and carries ‘Advanced Specialist Training Status’ this course is specifically aimed at qualified and registered counsellors and psychotherapists only with at least two years experience.  This 12 day course takes place over a period of 6 months.

This course is led by Ken Rabone.  His supervision work includes Devon County Council Counselling Service, the NHS, charities, counsellors in schools, in private practice, and students in training.  Ken has managed mental health day services for the National Schizophrenia Society.  Before establishing the Dartmoor Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy he was a partner and Senior Tutor at the Iron Mill Institute in Exeter.

This Supervision training is a course for practioners of diverse orientations and designed to enable participants to develop, and consolidate their skills as a supervisor within their own professional context.  Within an Integrative  framework the thinking and practice from the major therapeutic styles are incorporated, and participants are encouraged to relate the course content to their own professional orientations. 

The overall aim of the course is to enable supervisors to increase their competence and confidence and develop their practice.

This course is suitable for supervisors and potential supervisors of all levels of experience.  It is particularly suitable for career enhancement and those seeking future managerial positions.  Applicants must have at least two years of experience as a counsellor or psychotherapist.

Course Content

The course will involve a cyclical and developmental engagement with the themes outlined below.

  • Knowledge and understanding of what Supervision is.
  • The nature of the Supervisory Relationship – the working alliance
  • Contracting in Supervision – The role of the Supervisor – the process and skills of supervision
  • The Supervisee’s role and responsibilities – and the issues affecting the supervisee
  • Supervision and the Learning relationship  – Individual and Group Supervision
  • Creative Feedback in Supervision – facilitating reflection 
  • Creative interventions in supervision
  • Resolving Conflict in Supervision- the Ethical Model.
"Ken's experential style of working greatly enhanced my learning about myself and working with others."
Caron Atkinson - Wilshire Drugs and Alcohol Counsellor

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