Postgraduate Course: Counselling Supervision (CNST11022)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
All counselling and psychotherapy practitioners are required to have regular supervision by a suitably experienced and qualified supervisor. Increasingly, professional bodies expect that these supervisors will have completed a professionally-validated supervision course. In October 2005, COSCA, our professional body in Scotland, launched such a supervision course.
This course will incorporate the COSCA supervision course and will be offered as a CPD course.
This course provides a comprehensive professional training in counselling supervision. Students will
- study the principal theories and models of supervision,
- analyse research evidence on supervision,
- explore the social, cultural and organisational contexts in which supervision takes place,
- examine the challenges and dilemmas, including ethical issues, which arise in counselling supervision
- develop their supervision skills and self-awareness as a supervisor through practising supervision skills on the course, undertaking a counselling supervision placement and completing a substantial case study of their work with a supervisee
This course offers a professional training in counselling supervision. It covers the principal theories and models, discusses the current research literature, explores the wider social, cultural and organisational contexts, examines the challenges and dilemmas ¿ including ethical issues ¿ that arise in supervision, and provides opportunities for developing skills and self-awareness as a supervisor. Students undertake a counselling placement and complete a case study.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
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Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate the necessary knowledge, skills and self-awareness to practise as a safe and accountable counselling supervisor in a range of settings.
- Reflect critically on the practice of counselling supervision, its challenges, dilemmas and contexts.
- Integrate their knowledge of theories and models of supervision into their own supervision practice
|Course organiser||Mr Robert Goupillot
Tel: (0131 6)50 4328
|Course secretary||Miss Alexandra Dickson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3890