Supervision of People Helpers

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSC560
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Rebecca Loundar


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Supervision of People Helpers

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Critically reflect on the application of supervision theory and skills;
  2. Critically reflect on the use of appropriate supervision model(s) based on supervisee need and best practice principles;
  3. Examine professional and ethical considerations in the provision of supervision;
  4. Consider and reflect on the continued personal and professional development of the supervisor.

Subject Content

  • Supervision theory and skills
  • Supervision models
  • Supervision-case formulation and delivery
  • Professional and ethical considerations
  • Personal and professional development
  • 10 hours of experiential education

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Onsite (face-to-face)
  • Online (e-Learning)
  • Intensives
  • Work-Integrated Learning: Students are required to undertake 10 hours of professional placement as a supervisor-in training under supervision

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Skills Demonstration and Analysis (40%)
  • Minor Essay (25%)
  • Logbook and Critical Reflection (35%)

Prescribed Text

  • Carroll, M & Gilbert, M. 2011. On Being a Supervisee, PsychOz Publications, Victoria.

Please consult your instructor prior to purchasing any texts