Find a supervisor
When looking for a supervisor it is best to find a practitioner who is trained and/or experienced in supervision.
The Anglican Church Southern Queensland currently requires supervisors to be a member of one of the professional bodies listed below.
Membership of these bodies provides the supervisee with some assurance of supervisor training, professionalism and accountability*.
The Anglican Church Southern Queensland will continue to seek out additional accreditation bodies to provide clergy and lay ministers with greater choice and flexibility in selecting a supervisor.
What are your qualifications and experience with supervision?
What is your approach to supervision?
Have you supervised ministers of religion before?
What is your attitude towards people of faith and how does this influence your supervision?
What is your fee per session?
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Listen well and be truly present with the supervisee.
Show warmth and empathy.
Be non-judgemental and non-critical.
Have an understanding of and respect for the vocation and ministry of the supervisee.
Be willing to learn about the supervisee’s ministry context.
Approved professional supervision bodies
AAOS supports the continued professional development of supervisors by sourcing experts from the various disciplines to assist practitioners in the ongoing enhancement of their skills.
AAOS recognises trainers and training institutes that deliver the level of supervisor training required for graduates to meet the criteria for Associate or Supervisor membership of the Association.
AAOS is a not-for-profit association, incorporated in NSW.
PACFA promotes the development and practice of counselling and psychotherapy and respects and supports the diversity of approaches within the field. PACFA provide a united forum for practitioners and for counselling and psychotherapy associations, to foster professional identity, support training and research, and ensure public accountability.
Practising members of PACFA and of PACFA Member Associations are listed on PACFA’s National Register. PACFA Registrants have demonstrated an approved level of training, experience and competence and comply with PACFA’s ethical standards.
* Membership of these bodies does not guarantee a supervisor’s efficacy. Supervisees are encouraged to investigate for themselves a supervisor’s suitability and fit for them.