កម្មវិធីបរិញ្ញាបត្រជាន់ខ្ពស់ផ្នែកចិត្តវិទ្យាគ្លីនិកនិងប្រឹក្សាផ្លូវចិត្ត

Master's Program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology

RUPP Supervision Training 2016

Entry Requirements

This qualification is intended for people who have practised in their profession for a number of years and who are currently supervising students or junior staff and colleagues from other professions. In order to complete the course, course participants will need to be currently active supervisors (faculty of Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychologists from other institutions). To be eligible, candidates must be psychologists with at least 2 years experience in counseling. To complete the course, participants will need to gain experience as clinical supervisors (faculty of Department of Psychology, or Clinical Psychologists in other institutions). The training group will only comprise around ten participants to ensure an intimate and intensive learning atmosphere.

Aims of the training program

The course is set up as a pilot training which aims to provide support for supervisors and strengthen their capacity in clinical supervision, and to ensure more qualified supervision for students of the Department of Psychology and for professionals in the field of Mental Health. This course is designed for practitioners with a focus on the development of supervisor’s skills and personality that will be related to some theoretical models and frameworks of supervision. Participants will develop their existing skills in supervision and leadership within a supportive relationship with the assigned trainer supervisor and face-to-face community of peers.

Structure of the training

The course is structured on a 2,5-day modular basis with three modules which comprising teaching, demonstrations and group exercise as well.

Module II:

Supervisory process and Reflective Practice In this module, we will look at the different roles in the supervisory process and the process itself with the necessary conditions for effective supervision. We will also explore how to facilitate and monitor the supervisee’s learning process. Supervisors have not only to be aware of their professional performance but also mindful of any personal factors that may interfere with their ability to provide a fruitful service. We will reflect on Self-awareness and Self-care routines.

Practical Assignment II

The participants are expected to work in groups (six hours) on supervision cases (with students or professionals from their work place) assuming the roles as supervisee, supervisor and observer by turns. These peer consultations have to be logged. Each participant should meet with her or his supervisor at least for two group supervision sessions (1,5 hours respectively). The trainees have to fulfill reading assignments.

Module III

Supervisor’s competencies
In this module we will focus on the expected
competencies a supervisor should be able to develop and maintain. We will also explore how to
respond to professional competence problems of the supervisee. We will discuss case formulation and how to foster clinical thinking in our supervisees.

Practical Assignment III

The participants are expected to work in groups (six hours) on supervision cases (with students or professionals from their work place) assuming the roles as supervisee, supervisor and observer by turns. These peer consultations have to be logged. Each participant should meet with her or his supervisor at least for two group supervision sessions (1,5 hours respectively). The trainees have to videotape one supervision session conducted themselves.

Graduation Module

Within a group setting of peer consultation and the presence of course staff each participant is requested to present the video recording of a

Course Staff

Instructors
The Modules will be taught by international and Cambodian professionals with distinguished expertise and wide ranging experience in the field of clinical supervision.

Supervisors

The group supervision sessions for the participants will be provided by accredited and highly experienced international Clinical Supervisors.

Program facilitator

Ms. Bernhild Pfautsch, GIZ development advisor/ Rehabilitation Psychologist, Family Therapist (SG) and Systemic Therapist for Children and
Adolescents (SG)
Phone: 012 904 599
Bernhild.Pfautsch@giz.de

Administration Staff

Ms. Channika Pot, MA in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Local Psychological Expert to the Master’s Program of Clinical and Counseling
Psychology
Phone: 012 713 524
Channika_pot@yahoo.com

Course fees

Teaching Module (each)                                       100 USD
Contribution to Supervision fee (in total)              120 USD
Graduation Module/ Certificate fee                       50 USD
Course Material                                                    10 USD
Total                                                                      480 USD

The fees have an installment plan. For full information please contact Channika Pot. Reduced rates can be negotiated only in justified cases.

The fourth graduation module will complete the training with presentations of videotaped supervision sessions. During the time between the teaching modules the participants are requested to attend 18 hours of peer consultation and 9 hours of group supervision with a supervisor assigned by the program.

Curriculum

The curriculum has been carefully designed to fulfill the aims of a pilot training course and to address and help to develop proficiency in clinical supervision competencies on a foundational level with regard to the current stage of professional supervision and the existing professional practice in psychotherapy and counseling in Cambodia.

Teaching Modules and Practical Assignments

Module I:

Basics of Supervision

In this module, we will address different definitions and purposes of supervision. One relevant theoretical model of supervision will be introduced. The various responsibilities and tasks of supervisor and supervisee will be covered. There will be an emphasis on the first session, setting up supervision and the use of supervision contracts. We will also introduce some potential ethical dilemmas faced by supervisors along with some ideas about how to think about and address them.

Practical Assignment I

The participants are expected to work in groups (six hours) on own counseling/ clinical cases assuming the roles as supervisee, supervisor and observer by turns. These peer consultations have to be logged. Each participant should meet with her or his supervisor at least for two group supervision sessions (1,5 hours respectively). The trainees have to fulfill reading assignments.

supervision session and provides professional evaluation related to theoretical considerations. The training group is invited to discuss the presented material and to give constructive feedback.

Participants are supplied with a general reading list, hand-outs on material of interest, the course manual with appendixes of employed forms, and specific reading assignments related to the subjects
under discussion in a particular module. A written evaluation of one supervision session related to a selected theoretical framework is required (not more than 2000 words) as well as the logging of the completed group work and four performed supervision sessions. The written work can be submitted during the course or up to two months after the graduation module.

Breakdown of hours over the course

Teaching/attendance hours                   68 hours
Reading time                                         28 hours
Written work                                          12 hours
Peer consultation                                  18 hours
Supervisor contact hours                       9 hours
Total                                                       135 hours

Assessment for the Certificate in Clinical Supervision

  • Attendance of 100% of course hours
  • Submission of one videotaped supervision
  • session and its written evaluation
  • Submission of group work logging
  • Submission of four performed supervision logs
  • Written work completed within two months after graduation module

Course Staff

Instructors
Dr Derek Mitchell
UK trained Clinical Psychologist; specialist post doctoral training in the supervision of Clinical Psychologists and Cognitive Behaviour
Therapists, several years experience supervising counsellors, mental health nurses, CBT Therapists and Clinical Psychologists
www.thelotuscentre.org

Carrie Herbert
Co-Director/Founder of Ragamuffin International/Ragamuffin Cambodia Arts Therapy, Training, Supervision & Consultancy ServicesRagamuffin International/The Ragamuffin Project UK registered Integrative Arts Psychotherapist (UKCP 5157152), Clinical Supervisor (UKCP) & Certified LifeCycle Celebrant
E-mail: info@ragamuffininternational.org;
Phone: +85512521032 (Cambodia)

Kit Loring
Co-Director/Founder of Ragamuffin International/Ragamuffin Cambodia Arts Therapy, Training, Supervision & Consultancy ServicesUK State Registered Arts Therapist (HCPC AS01513), Clinical Supervisor & Certified LifeCycle Celebrant
www.ragamuffinproject.orgEmail: info@ragamuffininternational.org;
kit@ragamuffinproject.org
Phone: +447782210121 (UK) +855 95771710 (Cambodia)

Sotheara Chhim, MD, MPM, PhD
Senior Consultant Psychiatrist
Executive Director | Transcultural Psychosocial Organization
Cambodia (TPO Cambodia)
Mobile Phone: +855-12-687 185
Address: TPO Building #2&4, Oknha Vaing St., Sang Kat Phnom
Penh Thmey, Khan Sen Sok.
P.O.Box 1124, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
E-mail: sotheara@tpocambodia.org | Web: www.tpocambodia.org/

Supervisors
The group supervision sessions for the participants will be provided by Dr. Derek Mitchell, Carrie Herbert and Kit Loring.

Program facilitators
Ms. Bernhild Pfautsch
GIZ development advisor/ Rehabilitation Psychologist, Family Therapist (SG) and Systemic Therapist for Children and Adolescents
(SG) Phone: 012 904 599 Bernhild.Pfautsch@giz.de

Mrs. Sylvia Johnson
Clinical Psychologist/ GIZ technical advisor to TPO Mobile Phone: (+855) 11 561 108 syilvia.johnson@giz.de

Administration Staff
Ms. Channika Pot
MA in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Local Psychological Expert to the Master’s Program of Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Phone: 012 713 524 Channika_pot@yahoo.com

Course fees

Teaching Module (each)                                            100 USD
Contribution to Supervision fee (in total)                   120 USD
Graduation Module/ Certificate fee                            50 USD
Course Material                                                         10 USD
Total                                                                           480 USD

The fees have an installment plan. For full
information please contact Channika Pot. Reduced
rates can be negotiated only in justified cases.

How to apply

Applicants must be psychologists holding a MA in the related field with at least two years of experience in counseling. You should also have experience of face-to-face supervision and the possibility to supervise students or novice professionals from your working place. Interviews with candidates (using Skype in some circumstances) will be held during June 2016. If you would like to apply, please request the application form from and return it to:

Department of Psychology/ RUPP Master’s Program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Ms. Pot Channika Channika_pot@yahoo.com
Ms. Bernhild Pfautsch Bernhild.Pfautsch@giz.de

Deadline for applications: 30th of June 2016

Course dates

Module I                              tba
Module II                             September 22nd, 23rd & 24th
Module III                            November tba
Graduation Module             December tba

Refreshments and lunch are included during the
teaching modules.