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Studying with us during coronavirus in 2021

Professional Supervision in Public and Community Services

Module codeSWK4080
Start dateJanuary 2021


This module aims to further develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to enable you to enhance supervision practices within the workplace and ultimately improve service quality for service-users. You will be challenged to explore and evaluate your own supervision skills and develop greater self-awareness of the effective use of self within relationship-based supervision.

Course content

  • Examination of the roles and functions of professional and clinical supervision within professional and organisational frameworks
  • Professional supervision theories, models and frameworks including the KSS for Social Work
  • Key capabilities relating to supervisory processes and practices for supervisors and supervisees
  • Theories of education, adult learning, and the development of reflective supervision practices
  • Relationship-based supervision utilising emotional intelligence

Teaching dates

  • Wednesday 20 January 2021
  • Wednesday 27 January 2021
  • Wednesday 09 March 2021
  • Wednesday 24 March 2021
  • Wednesday 21 April 2021

Teaching will be predominately if not fully, delivered online, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

How to apply

Please email our CPD Social Work Administration team to express an interest in this programme.

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