Group Supervision – 2 days

This two day programme is designed to explore supervision in group settings. Group members can make a real difference in helping each other think about workplace issues and dilemmas. Group supervision can be used to extend reflective practice as new ideas emerge through the collective intelligence of the group.

The course is underpinned by leadership theories, contains elements of traditional therapeutic values of empathy, warmth and genuineness in relationship building as well as an opportunity to inquire into one’s own reactions, responses and attitudes.

Course Length:

2 Days (9.30 – 4.30 unless specifically negotiated otherwise)

Aim:

The course aim is to equip health and social care practitioners with the skills to give and receive supervision in a group settings.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will be offered the opportunity to:

  • Understand how to work within a clear framework for group supervision
  • Develop an enhanced understanding of the different types and purposes of group supervision
  • Gain an increased awareness of the impact of anxiety on work relationships and how to work with this positively within supervision
  • Gain confidence in using supervisory skills to assist the supervisee in reflective practice and promoting professional development
  • Consider how to develop an effective supervisory relationship based on adult learning styles, the ‘blocked cycle’ and ‘strength based practices.
  • Develop strategies for ‘fine-tuning’ communication skills
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the importance of well negotiated supervisory contracts and agreements.