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AASW Advanced Supervision Program

Advanced Supervision Program

Delivering effective clinical supervision is a highly skilled task that requires ongoing training and support.

Our award winning Advanced Supervision program is targeted at experienced supervisors and offers a space to learn and reflect on supervision skills and knowledge through evidenced-based content, interaction with community of peers, and expert facilitation.

The 20-hour virtual program can be adapted to different organisations and practice settings, including family violence and child protection.

Talk to us about how this program can support you and your team’s needs by completing our form.

Award-winning Program

Pink logo: Winner LearnX Awards Diamond 2022
AASW's Advanced Supervision Program won Diamond in the LearnX Awards in the following categories:

  • Best Learning Model
  • Best Learning and Talent Development

Highly CommendedAITD awards Finalist 2022

The Program was a finalist in the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Awards 2022 and was Highly Commended in the Best Capability Building Program.

The AASW team

The AASW Education and Training Team at the AITD Awards Gala Dinner in Melbourne, 20 October 2022.

Why is effective social work supervision so important?

  • Delivering effective supervision is a highly skilled task which requires training and support
  • The dynamics of the supervisor relationship can be extremely complex
  • It ensures that communities receive the best possible social work service and outcomes.

What has been said about AASW Advanced Supervision Program?

"Whilst I have been providing group and individual supervision ... for a while now, I felt a real, positive shift in my approach to facilitating the reflective practice discussions, setting up an emotionally safe space for participants and utilizing the practice models more effectively. The feedback from participants was very positive which ultimately reinforces the value of my increased knowledge and confidence gained through completing the supervision course."

“I really valued the differing mediums - from the well-constructed e-learning modules, the provision of resources, the accountability of providing feedback and engaging in discussions as well as the facilitator-guided discussions. It culminated in feeling more professionally confident in my knowledge and experience.”

"The training was extremely thorough, interactive and allowed space for knowledge and reflections to be shared."

"Participating in this training has given me the space for self-reflection as a supervisor - this is important in the process of change - it has also provided me with a clearer direction of the areas I would like to focus on so that I can be better in my role of supervisor."

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers