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Practice of Professional Supervision for Current Supervisors Four Day Workshop

9.30am | Monday 21 Jan 2019 to Tuesday 26 Feb 2019

HSE Corporate Offices, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2

Members Price €290 - You must be logged in to avail of this rate

Non-Members Price €400

This event is now full.

This 4-day course is suitable for senior occupational therapists, speech & language therapists and others who are currently supervising staff. Dates: January 21 & 22, February 25 & 26 2019

Participants attend two days and then a further two follow up days 4-6 weeks later.  Participants are given activities and tasks to complete between the first and second workshop sessions.  

Workshops include a mix of teaching, discussion, exercises, interaction and practice.  A strong emphasis is placed on experiential and interactive learning.  The target audience is managers and senior therapists who provide supervision in their clinical practice.

Therapists must be available to attend all four days of the workshop.

Course Aims: To provide participants with an understanding of the purpose and functions of professional supervision in the context of their work and to develop supervision skills.

Course Content: 

  • Theory around Professional Supervision (What is Professional Supervision, Importance of Supervision, Functions of Supervision, Challenges of providing or engaging in supervision)
  • Developing skills necessary for effective supervision
  • Analysing current challenges in relation to supervision and developing strategies with regard to addressing same
  • Frameworks and policies for professional supervision
  • Developing action plans for how to implement training into practice


  • Booking via the form below.
  • Payment in full is taken at the time of booking.
  • Payment of the booking fee does not guarantee you a place at this workshop. 
  • Full payment must be received prior to the closing date in order to secure your place.
  • If the workshop is oversubscribed you will be provided with a full refund.
  • Successful applicants will be notified that they have a place at the workshop following the closing date. 
  • Places are limited and members are advised to book early to secure a place.  

Please note: notifications will be sent to the email address(es) entered on this booking form. Please make sure to enter the email address you wish to use for communication about this event. 

Cancellation policy: In the event that you cancel your place 5 or more working days before the workshop a 50% refund will be provided. No refund will be provided for cancellations after this time unless the place can be re-allocated to the waiting list. 


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