Courses & Units

Supervision & Leadership, Theory, Process & Practice CAM521




is unit provides a framework for effective leadership and supervision - supervision in context, direct supervision, constructive feedback,  dimensions of supervision, quality of the supervisory relationship and training for supervisors. On completion, participants should have a better understanding of helpful supervisory behaviours including giving direct feedback on work; linking theory, process and practice; encouraging joint problem-solving; offering feedback and reassurance; and providing role models. Participants will be required to investigate the role of leadership and supervision and the skills required by drawing on relevant empirical and theoretical work to offer practical and good supervision.


Unit name Supervision & Leadership, Theory, Process & Practice
Unit code CAM521
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine

Teaching staff

Mr Auston Rotheram

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,525.00 060300

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Teaching Pattern

Flexible on-line Distance


Learning objectives 14%; Practical demonstration 35%; Short tasks ( and Discussion board participation 16%; Reflective journal 35%

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Zwanenberg, Z. (2010) Leadership in Social Care, Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London


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