Introduction to Clinical Supervision

PSC60015 12.5 Credit Points Singapore


  • One semester/teaching period

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.


Admission to the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision

Aims and objectives

This unit focuses on fundamentals of supervision and provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of supervision. Generic key concepts, skills, and approaches are explored with a view to transferability and application across the many different types of supervision required. It discusses definitions of supervision, the purpose and benefits of supervision, the existing evidence-base for the role of supervision in training and client outcomes, the characteristics of good supervision, the supervisory relationship, and gives a brief overview of existing models of supervision.
Unit Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this unit students should:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of theoretical models of supervision
2. Be able to describe the supervisory relationship ,the roles of supervisor and supervisee
3. Demonstrate ability to apply methods of assessing supervisee’s competencies within discipline areas
4. Demonstrate the capacity to evaluate the supervisory process
5. Demonstrate awareness and attention to diversity

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision (GC-CLSUP) and Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision (GD-CLSUP) programs.