Presentation on theme: "Queensland Counsellors Association Inc Member Association of Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia “Understanding Supervision”"— Presentation transcript:
Queensland Counsellors Association Inc Member Association of Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia “Understanding Supervision”
Introduction Welcome How has this come about? Who is your Membership Subcommittee? What are the PACFA Supervision Training Standards, 2012? Types of Supervision Supervision requirements of a Counsellor Supervision requirements of a Supervisor
Your Membership Subcommittee Members – Paul Neumann, Registrar, QCA Fellow – Karol Misso, former membership secretary, QCA Fellow – Marie Griffin, former QCA Vice President, QCA Fellow – Jean Tulloch, QCA President and PACFA delegate Our Role What we have been working on
PACFA Supervision Training Standards 2012 Where to find them PACFA website http://www.pacfa.org.au/resources/cid/101/parent/0/t/resources/l/layout What has changed – New PACFA Supervision Training Standards 2012 – Future PACFA register of supervisors – 5 yr Transition period 2012-2017 (June Contact) – Pathways: Accredited and Transition
Types of Supervision Explained QCA Supervision Guidelines view Individual View contract template Group min 2 members+ supervisor, max 6 View contract template Peer View templates for indiv & peer group contract + log
Supervisor requirements Choosing a supervisor Training – Supervision theory and practice – Group work theory and practice where relevant Accreditation – QCA – PACFA – other
PACFA Supervision Training Standards How QCA standards reflect PACFA requirements – Register of accredited QCA supervisors – Supervisory contracts (see p. 3 of PACFA Supervision TS 2012 for competencies of Supervisor) Includes focus on PD (view PD log) Includes awareness of Ethics – Adequate Professional Indemnity cover – View Client contact log: preparation for supervision, + creates evidence of client hours for supervisor – View Supervision log + related client contact hours
Counsellor requirements Affiliate – Coursework conforming to PACFA TS – Supervision log: min 40 Client contact hrs + min 10 related supervision hours as part of training course. Retain log. – Supervision: one-to-one or group acceptable – Group size – mostly 6, can be bigger (see PACFA TS p.6 4.2.2 for more detail) – All group hours can count – NO other client work: contravenes Ethical Code!
Counsellor requirements Associate -Client load needed: PACFA TS “trainee” so F2F preferred -Tel and internet limitations – seek more information -Supervision: 1 hour: 30 client contact hrs recommended, more for beginning practitioners, minimum 10 hrs p.a. -Supervision logs: accrue 200 client contact hrs (both during & immediately after coursework) linked to 50 hrs supervision NEW: min 60% individual (1:1) supervision required -Adequate Prof Indemnity, PD Log: min 15 hrs interactive -NB Get supervisor report(s) when changing supervisor, view
Counsellor requirements Provisional -List on PACFA register - recommended -Tel and internet client hours: seek more information -Supervision: 1 hr supervision: 30 hrs client contact recommended, min 10 hours p.a. -Supervision logs: accrue further 750 client contact hours linked to 75 hours supervision -NEW : min 60% individual (1:1) supervision required -Adequate Prof Indemnity, PD Log: min 15 hrs interactive -NB Get supervisor report(s) when changing supervisor View
Counsellor requirements Clinical -Membership level appropriate for private practice -Listing on PACFA register recommended -Telephone, internet client hours: generally 25 % but check for more information -Supervision: minimum 10 hours p.a. -Supervision logs: supervisor training possible after 3 years -Adequate Prof Indemnity cover + Annual PD log ( min 15 hrs interactive) -Peer Sup: after 5 years at clinical level, PACFA proposal 50%
Requirements for each Membership Level Individual Supervision Group SupervisionPeer Supervision (Clinical member 5+ yrs only). AssociateRequired minimum 60% Required maximum 40% N/A ProvisionalRequired minimum 60% Required maximum 40% N/A ClinicalRecommended Minimum 40% Recommended Maximum 60% 100% currently allowed - by default (50% PACFA proposed change)
PACFA Supervisor Accreditation Accredited Training Pathway – Eligibility for training: min 3 years at clinical level – Training: 39 course hours over min 6 months + 10 hours supervisor practice – Practice: 50 hours supervisor practice over min 2 years post supervision training
PACFA Supervisor Accreditation Transition Pathway – Evidence of 50 hours practice as supervisor over minimum of 2 years – Evidence of min 10 hours supervision on supervision – Evidence of min 20 hours training or PD in supervision – Apportioned documentary evidence 10 hours p.a.
PACFA Supervisor Accreditation Future NEW Annual requirements – Annual apportionment: 2011/12 start accruing evidence in Supervision logs (view client log) – Supervision for clinical practice – Supervision for supervisor role – Supervision for group leadership role – Professional Development for each focus