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    An exploration and analysis of skills and knowledge for clinical supervision in the social services.

    This paper is targeted at experienced social workers who want to develop their skills as clinical supervisors with a focus on bicultural supervision.

    Limited to PGDIpSW, MSW; Restriction SOWK618

    About this paper

    Paper title Social Services Supervision
    Subject Social Work
    EFTS 0.2500
    Points 30 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (Distance learning)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $2,551.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Limited to
    PGDipSW, MSW
    Admission subject to approval from Head of the Social and Community Work Programme.

    Teaching staff

    Course Coordinator: To be advised when paper is next offered.

    Paper Structure

    The paper utilises:

    • 6 video conferences.
    • Attendance at a two day on campus workshop.
    Teaching Arrangements

    This Distance Learning paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching.

    2 days of on-campus workshops in Dunedin 


    Textbook not required for this paper, but readings will be supplied 

    Course outline

    A course outline wiill be made available at the commencement of study

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes
    • Have explored in depth current theories and models for clincial supervision including bicultural supervision.
    • Applied theoretical knowledge to their own practice.
    • Developed a framework for practice.
    • Developed supervisory skills.


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught through Distance Learning
    Learning management system
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