Supervision Skills

What is it about?

This one or two-day course provides an opportunity for managers to expand their repertoire of skills and techniques to lead supervision sessions that are both supportive and challenging.

What will I learn?

  • Gain an overview of the principles of effective supervision
  • How to structure supervision sessions to keep staff focused and purposeful
  • How to have supervision conversations that stimulate real thinking
  • Gain a clear understanding of different methods of supervision
  • Be able to implement different methods of supervision
  • Gain practical insight into the potential pitfalls and difficulties in supervision
  • To be able to deal effectively with these potential difficulties, making difficult conversations productive, using a motivational skills approach

Who is it for?

This is for anyone with responsibility for supervising staff seeking a dynamic and meaningful approach

For more information or to book this training course, contact Helen Robbins on 01223 566794 or email

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