Professional Supervision for Ministry Workers

Unit Overview
An introduction to professional pastoral supervision covering transformational learning, reflection on action, and the developmental model of supervision. 

The dates for when this unit is offered varies. Please visit the timetable by clicking here for the most up to date information.

Unit Details
Ordinarily students begin participation in supervision practice for PC051 alongside enrolment in PC023.  

Mode Extensive
Workload  Extensive; 8-10 hours per week plus supervision is given and received
Status  Core (for the Graduate Certificate of Professional Pastoral Supervision)
Subject code PC023-812 / PC023-912
Prerequisites  None
Teachers  Len Firth, Kate Beer

Unit Content

  1. Professional Supervision; Clinical Supervision vs Ministry/Pastoral Supervision 
  2. Transformational Learning; Running a Supervision Session and Contracting; Review of Relational Skills; Use of Self in Supervision 
  3. Reflection on Action and the Pastoral Action Cycle: Cyclical and Process Models of Supervision; Supervision of Supervision and Supervision Practice   
  4. The Developmental Model of Supervision; Self Awareness as a supervisor 

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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