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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.

Summary 2020

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

Teaching staff

Mr Auston Rotheram

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



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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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