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Board Approved Supervisor Training

Part 1 - Knowledge Assessment (10 hours CPD)

Part 1  is an on-line course consisting of 4 modules covering the knowledge components of supervisor training.


Module 1

  • Definition, scope and purposes of supervision

  • General requirements, roles and responsibilities

  • The 6 core competencies of supervision

  • Definition of the 8 board approved practice competencies

  • Models of supervision

  • Best practice competency based supervision models

  • The competency cube

  • Meta-competencies

Module 2

  • Supervision contracts

  • Competency based development plans (CPD)

  • Implementation of the competency development plan (CDP)

  • Definition of reflective practice principles

  • Definition of deliberate practice principles

  • Use of feedback informed treatment (FIT)

  • Managing difficult conversations in supervision

  • Evaluation and reflection of your own supervisory practice

Module 3

  • The key ethical and legal aspects of supervision

  • Common ethical issues in supervision

  • Board and legal requirements in supervision around management of impairment, illness, risk and

  • mandatory reporting

Module 4

  • Practice and supervisory requirements for 4+2 pathway to registration

  • Practice and supervisory requirements for 5+1 pathway to registration

  • Practice and supervisory requirements for registrar training programs

  • Case report processes

  • The national psychology exam

Learning materials 
Participants in this course will be provided with instructional text on each topic, along with reading materials and links to board registration guidelines and standards and external resources if applicable. Multimedia instructional material will be provided to support course content.


Prerequisite Registration Requirements

Participants in this course will be psychologists who have held general registration for at least eighteen months in accordance with the requirements of the Psychology Board of Australia. This information will be verified at registration. 


Completion of Assessment
Participants in this course must successfully complete the on-line assessment in order to pass the course and obtain a Certificate of Completion.


Timeframes for Completion 
Access to the online course will be for 3 months from the initial enrolment date. Participants who do not manage to complete the course within three months of registering will be deemed to have failed the course.


After enrolment a confirmation of your enrolment and course instructions including a secure login coupon to the STREAM Psychology learning portal will be emailed to you .

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