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Mar 6, 2019
CPE 140 - Advanced Clinical Supervision in Psychology
UCalgary Continuing Education

*PAA Members are eligible for a rebate of $175 upon completion* 


CPE-140 Advanced Clinical Supervision in Psychology


Supervision is one of the six core competencies identified in the “Mutual Agreement of the Regulatory Bodies for Professional Psychologists in Canada.” With supervision of students, interns, and already registered professionals a specified area of competence in psychology, development of skills specific to competent supervision is required. However, training in supervision is difficult to access outside of formal doctoral training programs. In this course, registered and provisional psychologists and associates will be exposed to the current state of the supervisory art as reflected in ethics, regulations and policy, and evidence‐based best practice standards.


Course Content and Textbook

Course content includes: History and definitions of supervision in professional psychology; Duties, obligations, and responsibilities of a supervisor; Roles and responsibilities of the supervisee in the process; Models of supervision; Contracting and accrediting supervision; Design and delivery of supervision; Domains of supervision; Evaluation in supervision; “Best practice standards” in supervision; Problem‐solving issues in supervision; Cultural issues in supervision; Ethical and legal issues in supervision.


The course textbook can be purchased at the University of Calgary Bookstore [Bernard, J.M., & Goodyear, R.K. (2013). Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision (5th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson Education]. Online ordering is available via the web ( or by telephone, at 1‐877‐220‐5937 (toll free) or (403) 220‐5937. When ordering, please inform the bookstore of the Continuing Education course number CPE 140‐014. Additional reading materials will be accessed directly from within your course.


Course Delivery and Certification

This course will consist of approximately 40 hours of study. It will be delivered in an online asynchronous format, with weekly readings and discussion board interaction between the course instructor and participants. All students will complete each of the weekly modules together; however, registrants will be able to complete all of the work online in accordance with their personal schedules. The course is graded pass/fail based on evaluation of ongoing discussions and the completion of a personal position paper. Those who successfully complete the course will be issued a certificate of completion by University of Calgary Continuing Education.


Course Pre‐requisites
It is highly recommended that all participants who do not have prior experience with on‐line courses also register in the University of Calgary Continuing Education’s “Learning Online course”.


Course Fee
$1,212.00. Members of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA) will be eligible for a rebate of $175.00 from the PAA.  Receipt of the rebate will be dependent upon submission of proof of successful completion of the course, and receipt of a request for the rebate within six weeks of course completion.


Registration Information
To register and for further information about the course, including the course outline, go to the University of Calgary Course Page (click here)

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