Live Supervision and Placement

PSC70022 12.5 Credit Points Singapore


  • One semester/teaching period

Contact hours

  • 36

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

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 ability to provide supervision in relevant professional setting/s
2. Evaluate supervisee’s competencies in establishing rapport, agenda setting, meeting goals
3. Match supervisee level and context and describe or demonstrate ways to contribute to supervisee’s development
4. Assess supervisee’s competence to identify supervisory issues and adherence to ethical and professional standards
5. Provide effective feedback

Courses with unit

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