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Professional Diploma in Pastoral Supervision (formerly the Professional Certificate in PS)

APPLICATIONS are now open for this course - Professional Diploma in Pastoral Supervision (formerly the Professional Certificate in Pastoral Supervision) - run by the Institute of Pastoral Counselling & Supervision. The course, which runs from October 2024-June 2025, is for Clergy, Pastoral Care Team Leaders, Lay Ministers, Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Chaplains, Pioneer Ministers and Spiritual Directors to develop understanding and skills in reflective supervision in pastoral and ministerial settings. What are the course aims? The overarching aim of this course is to equip participants from a variety of contexts to become proficient in the practice of reflective pastoral supervision, both as supervisees and supervisors. Within this, the course aims:  to give a sound theoretical base for pastoral supervision practice  to develop participant skills through the observation and practice of pastoral supervision. How do I qualify? The course is suitable for you if:  you are currently in pastoral and ministerial working context  you have supervisory responsibilities within your setting where you can practise and apply your learning  you have good listening skills  you comply with your Code of Ethics. When and where does the course take place? The Professional Diploma in Pastoral Supervision course will be delivered in a series of six two-day workshops on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. As each workshop builds on the learning of the previous one, a commitment to attend all twelve training days is essential. The training follows a hybrid format: the first, second and final workshops take place at the Emmanuel Church, Forest Road, Loughborough LE11 3NW. All other workshops are on Zoom. Course Dates  Workshop 1     22 – 23 October 2024  (at Emmanuel) Workshop 2     19 – 20 November 2024 (at Emmanuel) Workshop 3     14 – 15 January 2025 (on zoom) Workshop 4     18 – 19 March 2025 (On zoom) Workshop 5     29 – 30 April 2025 (On zoom) Workshop 6     17 – 18 June 2025 (at Emmanuel) For more information please visit https://www.pastoralcs.org.uk/ or view our Course Brochure - click here. Free Online Taster Days  Why not join our free online Taster Session and find out more about the course, participate in a case study discussion, be interviewed and discover if the training meets your requirements? Application forms will be available following the Taster Days.  Tuesday 19th March 2024 (10am-1pm)  Wednesday 10th April 2024 (2pm-5pm)  Wednesday 15th May 2024 (10am-1pm) To book a place, please download and complete the Taster Day Booking Form and return it to kathryn.addis@pastoralcs.org.uk

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Diploma in Group Supervision (IPSRP)

THE Institute of Pastoral Supervision and Reflective Practice is running a Diploma in Group Supervision Course, which comprises a 3-day residential, June 18th to 20th, 2024, plus 6 online practitioner workshops of 2.5 hours at six-weekly intervals. Download the flyer. For further information, please contact training@ipsrp.org.uk

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Advertising CPD seminars

A NUMBER of APSE members indicated in a survey that they would be willing to run some CPD seminars for APSE members – either in-person or online. If this is you — or you would like to do this, please  DOWNLOAD THIS FORM to your desktop, fill it in and email it to Peter Gubi on peter4apse@gmail.com. Peter will then negotiate a date with you to do this.

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Institute of Pastoral Supervision & Reflective Practice

IPSRP runs ongoing professional training in Pastoral and in Cross-Professional Supervision. The Certificate and Diploma courses are run twice per year with additional bespoke courses for specific audiences. Since its inception in 2009 the course has attracted students from the UK, France, Greece, Malta, Australia and New Zealand. Alumni include adult educators, art therapists, chaplains, children’s support workers, clergy, coaches, community activists, counsellors, critical incident stress management facilitators, dance movement psychotherapists, dramatherapists, faith leaders, music therapists, nurses, play therapists, psychodramatists, religious sisters, social workers, therapeutic support workers and university lecturers. Graduates come from a range of spiritual traditions including Buddhism, Christianity, Humanists, Judaism, One Spirit InterFaith Ministry and Sufism. The Course Director is Dr Michael Paterson author of Pastoral Supervision: Creativity in Action (2021) Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Pastoral Supervision Revisited and Revisioned (2020) Pastoral Supervision: A Handbook (2010 and 2015) and Empowering Ministry: Pastoral Supervision in Context (2014). Michael is a founding member of APSE and Associate Professor of Supervision Alpha Crucis College, Australia. Further details from training@ipsrp.org.uk

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