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Professional Studies in Supervision

Professional Studies in Supervision

This course will provide students with the opportunity to explore the theory and practice of the supervision of professional practice. Students will also be encouraged to critically reflect upon their own practice as supervisors through the use of ‘Reflective Practice Groups’ and through associated module assessments. 

At the end of this module, students will be able to:

  • Provide evidence of critical reflection and in-depth personal knowledge and understanding of the role and value of effective supervision in professional practice.
  • Analyse, demonstrate and evaluate the practical skills and collaborative abilities associated with effective supervision and supporting reflective practice.
  • Evidence an analytical awareness of the role and impact of power in interpersonal relationships and a commitment to anti-oppressive practice.


What will you study?

Theory sessions will include:

  • Part One Exploring Supervision
  • Part Two Modes and Methods – Developing a Supervisory Framework.
  • Part Three The Supervisory Relationship
  • Part Four Supervision and the Organisational Context 

Course dates



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This module will be assessed by the submission of a 2000 essay accompanied by a 2,000-word journal giving a critical, reflective account of the supervision process assessed in this report.



Can be taken as part of the Glynd┼Ár University Certificate of Continuing Education: in Youth, Community & Care Studies



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