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Bringing your best to supervision - A one day practical workshop for both supervisors and supervisees

Event Details
Date: 6th Nov 2019
Venue: Sydney, NSW
CPD hrs: 7

Standard fee: $288

Student and new graduate rates available

Organiser: The Professional Development People
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This workshop explores how both supervisors and supervisees provide input towards key processes in supervision. The topics addressed in this workshop are: silence in supervision, triggers in supervision, self-reflection in supervision and preparation for supervision. Additionally, knowing how to enquire without asking questions in session is a necessary tool for both supervisors & supervisees. Participants will be invited to reflect, practice & challenge their supervisory practices and participation through individual and group exercises, case studies and discussion. Self-reflection and practice sessions will take you on a journey of self-discovery regarding who you are and the roles you enact in supervision.

Learning objectives

  1. Recognise the need for and engage with silence in supervision.
  2. Identify and manage emotional triggers in supervision
  3. Allow for self-reflection in supervision.
  4. Preparing well for supervision.
  5. Apply questioning techniques without actually asking questions..

Learning outcomes

How will you benefit from attending this training?


  • Enhance awareness of your supervision needs.
  • Understand your emotional processes within your supervision.
  • Develop tools to address your needs as a supervisee.


  • Enhance awareness of your supervisee needs.
  • Manage your won emotional processes in supervision as well as holding the space for your supervisee.
  • Engage actively and provide interventions that meet the needs of your supervisee.

Presenter details

Dr Elizabeth Anne Riley is a Sydney-based counsellor and clinical supervisor specialising in gender identity. Elizabeth has a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, a Graduate Diploma and Masters, in Counselling and a PhD titled ‘The needs of gender variant children and their parents’. Elizabeth provides gender specific support and counselling for children, youth & their parents. Elizabeth delivers professional development in gender diversity for schools, clinicians and other service providers and has many publications in the area of gender identity with another three book chapters in press. She has published and presented papers and workshops, both locally and internationally, in the areas of Gender Identity, Sexuality, Ethics & Supervision. Elizabeth is a media spokesperson on behalf of the transgender community and appears regularly in the media. Appearances include SBS World News, 60 Minutes, Insight, The Project, A Current Affair & Heads Up. Elizabeth is a Clinical registrant of Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), and a professional clinical member of the Australian and World Professional Associations for Transgender Health (ANZPATH & WPATH). Elizabeth was the Ethics Chair for PACFA from 2013 – 2016.

Location and date

UTS Short Course Rooms
Level 7, Building 10
235 Jones Street
Ultimo NSW 2007

6 November 2019

9:15 - 4:30


Standard fee: $288

This event is fully catered and all resources are provided

Students and new graduates may apply to attend at a discount apply here


Register online by clicking here

Ph: 1300 887 622

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers