Content

This unit aims to assist already-practicing supervisors from a range of multidisciplinary fields including: spiritual direction, ministry (religious and lay), counselling, psychotherapy, allied health and leadership.

Students will explore the necessary professional skills that are to be demonstrated and integrated in order to equip them as practitioners in professional supervision. Topics include: maintaining confidentiality in mandatory disclosure issues or other critical situations; navigating cultural, religious, political differences and/or language difficulties; identifying/dealing with difficulties in the supervisory process.

Unit Code: DS9331J

Points: 48.0

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.

Describe professional skills necessary to implement a supervisory process with a supervisee

2.

Critically evaluate appropriate feedback on supervisee holistic wellbeing

3.

Analyse skills necessary for a supervisee to identify and respond to a range of complex situations

4.

Outline skills necessary to enable a supervisee to develop and maintain effective professional practice within ethical and legal standards

5.

Critically review supervision sessions and reflective practice

Unit sequence

DS8021J Individual Ministry Supervision (old code: DS8115J) DS9131J Peer and Group Supervision (old code: DS9116J)

Pedagogy

Lecture, seminar, tutorial, roleplay, online forums. Live supervision, video and feedback from peers and assessors

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Live (video) demonstration and critical reflection of the demonstration. (Equivalent to 3500 words)

30.0

Written report (2500 words)

20.0

Supervision Journal Log (2000 words)

20.0

Group Project (6000 words)

30.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-01 15:01:20 +1100