Liz Kent, Teresa Madurai and Claire Ford at Aston Villa

Clinical Psychology Supervisor training was recently held at Aston Villa football ground. This two day event was part of an annual 4 day Supervisor Training and Recognition programme which is held as a collaboration between the three regional Clinical Psychology courses, including courses at Staffordshire University and Coventry and Warwick University. Hosting were Dr Teresa Madurai and Dr Liz Kent (Clinical Tutors).

A range of presenters were invited to contribute, including members from the three Clinical Psychology course teams, Dr Teresa Powell (Programme Director for Birmingham Clinical Psychology course) and local clinicians.

Topics included: Leadership models and how to sign off leadership competencies; Ethical dilemmas in supervision; Attachment in supervision.

Over 40 attendees were present and the event received very positive feedback. Comments included:

  • "Really good overall package"
  • "Great reflective space to consider issues in supervision"
  • "Good opportunity to network, great to work and discuss with colleagues from around the region"
  • "Well organised and useful course. Good mix of experiential and theory"

We are grateful for the support and enthusiasm of the attendees and all of the contributors.