Supervision Skills

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 Various authors, e.g. Epstein; Austin and Akin describe supervision as a scientifically based process whereby the supervisor guides the supervisee in the development of his / her professional capacity to enable him / her to function independently and autonomously. In implementing this responsibility, the supervisor performs supervisory functions in interaction with the supervisee in the context of a positive professional relationship.


Please note

  • A minimum requirement to attend this training is the Basic Counselling Skills 1 and 2 trainings or a recognized Basic Counselling skills training. 
  • Recognition of non FAMtrac trainings will be considered on an individual basis.



Kindly note that bookings for this training need to be made at least 10 days prior to the first day of training.  Please forward proof of payment to in order to finalize your booking. 


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Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of this training participants should be able to:

  • Describe the key supervision functions: administrative, supportive, and educational
  • Have a basic understanding of the situational leadership supervision model
  • Contract with a supervisee
  • Have a basic understanding of the implications of the new national supervision framework
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the transition from worker to supervisor
Course Outline: 
  • Contracting in supervision
    • Expectations, responsibilities and Roles
    • Collaboratively establishing the professional maturity level
    • Contracting around the supervision style
    • Establishing the goal of supervision
    • Establishing an educational contract
  • The functions of supervision
    • Administrative
    • Educational
    • Supportive
    • Motivational
    • Modeling
    • Personality enrichment
  • Application of the Situational Leadership Supervision Modal
    • Determining the main key performance areas of the post
    • Determining the professional maturity level of the worker
    • Determining the supervision style
    • Supervision phases and SLS model
    • Regressive cycle
  • Making the transition to become a supervisor
    • Challenges and Frustrations o Factors affecting the Transition from Worker to Supervisor
    • Assertiveness
    • Cross Cultural and Gender Issues
Price: R1,400.00