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SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT This school offers programmes in counselling, mental health, social services, social work and supervision.

Be the difference.

Duration Where Applications Close Starts Fee Guideline

Two years part-time City Campus, Hamilton February (late applications may be considered)

March $4379 (for two years)

Are you a professional working in the fields of social work, counselling, nursing and the allied health professions? Then the Graduate Diploma in Supervision (Level 7) is designed for you. This programme aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the theory, skills and practices of this growing field of professional supervision. Your first year of study will give you an understanding of the nature of professional supervision in its various work contexts. A range of supervision frameworks are introduced and you will begin to develop an integrative framework for yourself. You will be able to develop an effective supervisory relationship, to structure a supervision session and to clearly identify the supervisory issues. In your second year of study you will focus on the supervisory relationship. This will include using theoretical frameworks to understand what is happening in this relationship, and being able to utilise it to enhance supervision. Managerial and organisational aspects of supervision will also be explored. The research component is an exciting chance for you to look at some of the ideas being generated locally and internationally and to offer the chance for you to undertake your own research in supervision.

engaged in completing the research project in your independent study time. Compulsory modules for the Graduate Diploma in Supervision (Level 7) and the Graduate Certificate in Supervision: • Introduction to Supervision • Models and Frameworks in Supervision Practice Issues in Supervision Supervision Practicum Compulsory modules for the Graduate Diploma in Supervision (Level 7): • Advanced Supervision Practice Management and Organisational Issues in Supervision • Research Project Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Supervision (Level 7) will credit you with 120 credits at NZQA Level 7. You may choose to exit the Diploma on successful completion of the first year and be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Supervision with 60 credits. CAReer Opportunities The Graduate Diploma in Supervision (Level 7) may lead to employment in supervisory roles within social work, counseling, human services, mental health, nursing and allied health professionals. Entry Criteria

• An undergraduate degree or professional qualification, and

• Experience in the social services or Programme Content The first year of the Graduate Diploma in Supervision (Level 7) comprises 16 days of course attendance (9 am – 5pm). You are also required to engage in independent study of approximately 10 hours per week which includes an online component. The second year comprises 13 days of course attendance and a component of course time

health sector

In exceptional circumstances, applicants who do not have a degree or formal qualification may be granted special entry on the basis of substantial experience in a supervisory role in the social services or health sector. To be currently supervising or embarking on a supervision career. Participants must also be attending supervision as a supervisee.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the content of this flyer is correct at the time of printing. The fee guideline is applicable to NZ citizens and permanent residents. Reorder WT0039/1008

ENQUIRIES To enrol contact our Student Enrolment and Information Centre on 0800 2 wintec (0800 2 946832) or online at

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