Content

In this unit students consolidate their supervision competencies to identify and respond to situations that supervisors face in practice. Through an Ignatian discernment framework and by the application of contemporary theories, students acquire skills to guide supervisees in addressing the challenging situations that arise in professional practice.

Unit Code: DS9141J

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Spirituality

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Jesuit College of Spirituality

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Apply contemporary theories of supervision to supervisory practice

2.

Analyse current models of supervision in contemporary literature and research

3.

Demonstrate contemplative approaches to supervision practices

4.

Evaluate and articulate their own strengths, weaknesses and opportunities in supervising others

Unit sequence

Prohibited combinations: old codes: DS9117J / DS9119J

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars, tutorials, facilitated interaction in small groups

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Oral Presentation

Individual Setting Roleplay or Video presentation (Indicative Word Count 1000 words plus 500 word Self Reflective Practice review)

Students will be required to present an 8-1 0 minute in-class roleplay or video presentation demonstrating skills in managing a difficult topic (e.g. legal, Institutional) or a client pathology/state (e.g. anxiety, hallucinations) in an individual (one-on-one) setting. Students will also be required to submit a 500 word Self Reflective Practice review of the session in which they outline what supervision skills they were aiming to demonstrate and then self-assess and reflect on how well they demonstrated those skills.

25.0
Oral Presentation

Group Setting Roleplay or Video presentation (Indicative Word Count 1000 words plus 500 word Self Reflective Practice review)

Students will be required to present an 8-1 0 minute in-class roleplay or video presentation demonstrating skills in managing a difficult topic (e.g. legal, Institutional) or a client pathology/state (e.g. anxiety, hallucinations) in a group setting. Students will also be required to submit a 500 word Self Reflective Practice review of the session in which they outline what supervision skills they were aiming to demonstrate and then self-assess and reflect on how well they demonstrated those skills.

25.0
Essay

Supervision Theory and Practice Essay (3000 words) In this essay students are required to write a 3000 word essay on supervision theory and practice in which they focus on a contemporary or critical issue that is commonly faced within their specific supervision area (e.g. clinical, ministry, or leadership).

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-15 15:31:09 +1000