Counselling Workshop Perth
A 3 day
supervisory training workshop
Certificate of Attainment in Group & Individual Supervision
A competent Clinical/Professional Supervisor for counsellors and psychotherapists should be able to conduct supervision sessions using various supervision interventions, provide effective evaluation and feedback to supervisees, and address the ethical and legal considerations of supervision.
'Supervision Training Course',
A 3 day professional development program: $900 + gst per person
Supervision Training Course, Perth
Professional/Clinical Supervision is an essential safeguard for clients, a support for counsellors and a process through which practitioners can develop their skills and competence.
Book your place for:
2020 workshop dates:
* June: Monday 8, Tuesday 8, Wednesday 10 June
CANCELLED due to Covid-19 restrictions
* July: Monday 20, Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22
* November: Monday 2, Tuesday 3, Wednesday 4
2021 workshop dates:
* March: Monday 15, Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 March,
* June: Monday 21, Tuesday 22, Wednesday 23
Each day is 9 am to 4.30 pm.
Fee - $900 + 10% gst per person; Early bird $780 +10% gst if payment is received 3 weeks prior to the commencement of the workshop.
About this workshop
The RISE UP Certificate of Attainment in Professional Supervision is recognised by the following organisations:
Australian Counselling Association
Australian Community Workers Association
Australian Hypnotherapy Association
Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists
Association of Psychotherapists & Counsellors (Singapore)
Philippines Association of Guidance Counsellors
Professional Counselling Association NSW/ACT
South Australian Psychotherapy & Counselling Association
RISE UP is an approved Clinical /Professional Supervision training program that meets the eligibility criteria for membership to the ACA Professional College of Supervisors. For further information on the college go to
The training program
The RISE UP training program is a three-day workshop with a pre-course study requirement, designed to provide supervision training for Mental Health professionals who are currently, or are going to be, responsible for the practice of other mental health professionals.
The training program covers all the competencies that are required as a component of eligibility for membership to the premiere College of Supervisors, a professional College of specialists under the Australian Counselling Association Inc (ACA)
To be eligible to undertake this training program it is recommended that you have a minimum of 2 years supervised practice experience in counselling, social work, psychology, nursing, education or similar.
This program is available for delivery to NGOs, corporate organisations and other relevant groups. For further information email us at
Your workshop facilitator
Your workshop facilitator, Dr Genevieve Armson, holds formal qualifications in Training and Assessment, Supervision (MCOS MACA), a Master of Counselling (Curtin University) and is a registered counsellor (level 4) with ACA. She is an industry leading professional with over 25 years experience in supervision and training.
Snapshot view of the workshop
The first day addresses and reviews the theory of individual and group supervision, with an extensive experiential component.
Day 2 begins with reviewing the RiSE UP model for supervision sessions.This is followed by practice sessions working through scenarios from the workshop manual in triads. The afternoon is then spent with participants assessing and supervising 30-minute sessions in triads, as preparation for the final day assessment phase.
This is your formal assessment day where each person rotates through a triad, in turn, taking on the three positions of supervisor, assessor and supervisee. Each position is completed over a 60 minute period.
This supervisory training program will enable you to (as a minimum):
Describe the theory and best practice of professional supervision
Define the role of a Clinical Supervisor
Identify the goals of supervision
Describe the supervisory relationship and the supervisory session
Demonstrate the skills required for conducting diverse supervision interventions, including one-to-one and group settings
Have knowledge of the different models of supervision
Present effective feedback to supervisees
Be clear on the supervisor's and the supervisee's responsibilities
Successfully undertake a variety of supervisor administration tasks, including note taking and record keeping
Address the ethical, legal and risk management considerations of supervision in the Allied Health Industry
Recognise issues that may impact on the supervisory relationship and/or the supervisee, including burnout, transference potential, mental health considerations, stress and anxiety
Practice sessions based on real issues - please be prepared to bring relevant issues with you to work on during the workshop. These need to be issues that you would discuss with a supervisor (ie not personal counselling issues)
The training program includes these components:
80 hours of pre-workshop study including reading the textbook “The Practice of Clinical and Counselling Supervision”
Completion of a 44 item questionnaire based on the above textbook
Viewing of 4 online videos, followed by a questionnaire (7-8 hours of study)
3 days of face-to-face training, including a 60-minute real-time non-role play formal assessment.
All participants will receive a comprehensive manual on day 1
Course participants will need to purchase and read “The Practice of Clinical and Counselling Supervision” 2017, Australian Academic Press to meet pre-course reading and questionnaire criteria. The book can be purchased directly from the publisher by emailing:
Venue - 45 Tyrell St, Nedlands (corner of Elizabeth St) at the Holy Rosary Church venue (please note that there is another church on the opposite corner); free parking is available
Meals included - morning and afternoon teas, tea/coffee and gourmet lunch
Fee - $900 + 10% gst; Early bird $780 +10% gst if payment is received 3 weeks prior to the commencement of the workshop
Please email if you wish to be placed on the waiting list for future courses in Perth. Courses can be organised for regional areas in WA for groups of 9 participants or more.