23 Apr 2019


Australian Counselling Association (ACA) Accredited
Conducted by : Indian Academy of Professional Supervisors (IAPS)

Counselling profession is not a regulated service in India. Hence the quality of service being rendered to the public is not being monitored. In order the bridge this gap, INDIAN ACADEMY OF PROFESSIONAL SUPERVISORS (IAPS) is being formed to support and assist professional counsellors to hone their professional skills and deliver effective therapy to their clients. Counselling Supervision is an essential safeguard for clients, a support for counsellors, and a process through which practitioners can develop their skill and competence. A competent Counselling Supervisor should be able to conduct supervision sessions using various supervision interventions, provide effective evaluation and feedback to supervisee’s and addresses the ethical and legal considerations of supervision.

This training course is designed to provide a Supervision qualification for mental health professionals in clinical practice.This training encompasses approximately 24 hours( 3days) of face to face supervision training and 40 hours of pre-workshop study. The training culminates in a formal assessment phase.

— define the role of a Clinical Supervisor;
— identify the goals of supervision;
— describe the supervisory relationship; demonstrate the skills required for conducting diverse supervision interventions;
— provide effective evaluation; — present effectual feedback to supervisees;
— successfully undertake a variety of supervisor administration tasks and address the ethical and legal considerations of supervision.

Each trainee will be supplied with a text book “The Practice of Counselling &Clinical Supervision” 2017, Australian Academic Press, as part of theircourse fees. This book will come with a questionnaire that needs to be completed prior to attendance at the workshop. This is a mandatory requirement as it provides the student with a broad theoretical understanding of the different settings and theories of supervision. It is suggested the student allocates at least 5 days or the equivalent in hours to read the text and answer the questionnaire. The successful completion of the questionnaire is required before the trainee can move into the 3 Day workshop phase. A comprehensive Workshop manual is also integral to the course and will be supplied on arrival.