Advanced Professional Supervision for Ministry Worker

Unit Overview
An extension of the foundational models and skills for supervision, focussing on legal and ethical issues in supervision, the process of supervision, creative approaches to supervision, and the place of self-care in supervision. 

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Unit Details

Ordinarily students complete their participation in supervision practice for PC051 alongside their enrolment in PC024.

Mode Extensive
Unit Code PC024-812 / PC024-912
Workload One semester, 12 credit points
Status Core (for the Graduate Certificate of Professional Pastoral Supervision)
Prerequisites PC023-812 or PC023-912
Teachers Len Firth, Kate Beer

Unit Content

  1. Models and skills for supervision
  2. Legal and Ethical Issues in Supervision: Mandatory Reporting; Codes of Conduct, Confession and Working with the Newly Ordained
  3. Practicing the Process: Transference, Counter-transference, Parallel Process; Supervision, Ministry and Power
  4. Group and Peer Supervision
  5. Creative approaches to Supervision, the importance of self-care for Supervision 

Study Expectations
In this extensive unit, you will join in two blocks of face-to-face classes over two days, totalling four days of classes for the semester. You will be expected to engage with online resources (video and/or reading) and complete set assessment tasks in between face-to-face blocks. 


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