PACFA Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

 This training is APPROVED by PACFA for PACFA Clinical Members​.   

Step Up Component 3  is only available through online through STS Melbourne, this training is a follow up from the The RISE UP training program that is delivered  in every state of Australia  over three days by an experienced registered Optimise Potential Trainer, registered PACFA, ACA supervisor 

To complete the component 3 proof of completion of RISE UP Training 1&2 need to be presented.   

Explanation of RISE UP model Component 1&2 involves

As part of their pre-course study, each student will be required to purchase and read the academic text “The Practice of Clinical and Counselling Supervision", 2017 Nadine Pelling and Phil Armstrong, from Australian Academic Press. This text lays the foundation for the three -day workshop. Pre-workshop Minimum of 80 hours to read the text and answer the questionnaire,plus write a 200-word essay.

DAY 1: The first day focuses primarily on theory and is spent working through the RISE UP workshop manual & power point presentation with participants interaction and discussion.

DAY 2:  Begins with viewing and critiquing of a Supervision session. This is followed by a practice session working through scenarios from the workshop manual in triads. The afternoon is then spent  with students assessing and supervising 30-minute sessions in triads, as preparation for the final day assessment phase.

DAY 3:  This is the formal assessment day where each student rotates through a triad rotating through the three positions of Supervisor, Assessor and Supervisee. Each position is completed over a 60 minutes period.

Component 3:  Online section:  STS will send a USB to the participant with the information and instrucions that reqiuires the Student to deliver 12 Supervised Supervision Sessions,using the skills learned form component 1& 2  interactive workbook provided and full support from STS trainers. Cost for this component is $400

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