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Supervisor training

Board-approved supervisor training

Psychologists wanting to become a Board-approved supervisor need to complete Board-approved competency-based supervisor training (full training), consisting of three components that need to be completed in sequence:

  • Part 1 – Knowledge assessment. This part requires at least seven hours of self-directed preparatory work relating to knowledge of best-practice supervision and knowledge of relevant Board codes, guidelines and policies. Completion of this part requires passing an online assessment.
  • Part 2 – Skills training workshop. This two-day workshop focuses on integrating knowledge and practical skills. It requires direct/live training to develop practical supervision skills that are relevant to all supervisee training pathways and to reflective supervision practice.
  • Part 3 – Competency-based assessment and evaluation. This part requires you to submit an electronic recording of a supervision session and a written reflection of the session. The training provider will systematically assess your demonstration of supervisor competencies and provide a pass or fail grade and feedback.

Psychologists wishing to maintain their supervisor approval are required to refresh their training every five years by completing at least one Board-approved master class. A master class is a competency-based training workshop requiring at least six hours of direct/live training.

Psychologists who have had a break from supervision or from practice more generally, or feel they need to refresh their knowledge and skills across the supervisor competencies, are encouraged to complete full training (at least Part 2) instead of a master class.

For more information on these requirements, please review:

Board-approved supervisor training providers

There are 25 training providers approved to deliver supervisor training until 31 December 2028.

Please contact providers directly for further information about their training offerings.

 

Name of provider (and link to website) 

Approved to deliver:

Contact details

Full training:

Part 1

Full training:

Part 2

Full training:

Part 3

Master classes 

ACT Supervision        X info@actsupervision.com.au
Amber Louise Howard  X  X  X

happypsychologist@protonmail.com
0404 345 314

Annaleise Robertson Psychology        X drannaleiserobertson@gmail.com

Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP)

X

X

X

 X

psych.supervisortraining@acap.edu.au

Australian Psychological Society (APS)

X

X

X

 X

apspd@psychology.org.au
(03) 8662 3300

Benchmark Psychology, Supervisor Training and Approval Program (STAP)  X   X  X info@stap.org.au
(07) 3493 6600

Cairnmillar Institute

X

X

X

 X

pd@cairnmillar.edu.au
(03) 9813 3400

Clinical Supervision Services (CSS)

X

 X

X

info@clinicalsupervisionservices.com.au 
0479 148 929 (Mon,Tues)

0432 051 355 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

C-BEST (Competency-Based Excellence in Supervisor Training)

   X

X

 X

admin@c-best.com.au
0425 710 045

Deakin University

X

 X

X

X

supervisor-training@deakin.edu.au
(03) 9244 6844

La Trobe University  X  X  X  X executive_professional_education@latrobe.edu.au
1300 135 045
Monash Health        X PsychologyEducation@monashhealth.org

Monash University


 

 

 X

hdr.psych@monash.edu
(03) 9905 4359

Murtupuni Centre for Rural & Remote Health & College of Healthcare Sciences, James Cook University (MCRRH-JCU)
 X  X  X  X supervisortraining@jcu.edu.au
0428 684 655 (Wed,Thur,Fri)
Okey Dokey Supervisor Training  X  X  X   learn@okeydokey.com.au
(03) 7034 4128
ORS Group        X ors@group.com.au
1800 000 677
Psychology and Play Therapy Australia        X admin@psychologyandplay.com.au
(03) 6169 3104
Psychology Supervisor Hub        X learn@provisionalpsych.com.au
1300 604 685
Reflective Supervision Team

 

 

 

 X

Helen@supervisionworkshops.com

Spencer Health       emma@spencerhealth.com.au
(02) 9960 1222

Stream Psychology

X

 X

 X

duane@streampsychology.com
(08) 9335 8777

Swinburne University of Technology        X psychprojects@swin.edu.au
(03) 9214 8653 
The Talbot Centre  X  X  X clientcare@thetalbotcentre.com.au
(02) 8814 5703

University of Melbourne

 

 

 

 X

enquiry-psych@unimelb.edu.au 
(03) 8344 6377

UNSW Forensic Psychology Clinic

   X

 X

 X

Supervision@unsw.edu.au
M: 0478 199 084

The following providers have been approved to deliver training until 31 December 2023. Any training completed after this date will not count towards Board Approved Supervisor status.

Name of provider (and link to website) 

Approved to deliver:

Contact details

Full training

Full training workshops online

Master classes

Master classes online

Communicare Training Institute

X

X

X

 X cti@communicare.org.au
(08) 8251 5777 
University of Canberra & Australian National University 

 

 

X

  dean.buckmaster@canberra.edu.au
(02) 6206 8576 

Interested in becoming a Board-approved training provider?

Every five years the Board invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced organisations, groups and individuals to deliver Board-approved supervisor training programs across Australia. 

The current approval cycle is from 1 January 2024 to 31 December 2028. We will not be accepting applications from new providers until 2028.

Please contact us at PsyBA.stp@ahpra.gov.au if you have any questions about the supervisor training provider program.

 
 
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