Lead with Confidence: Clinical Supervision

July 16, 2024 (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
July 16, 2024 (5:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
Location: Online
CPD Hours: 1
Cost: FREE

Professional support, development and transformation through regular reflective Clinical Supervision

Presented by Sue Harvey, Senior Associate, Clinical Supervision Consultancy (CSC) with Paul Spurr, Founder and Principal, Clinical Supervision Consultancy (CSC) and invited panel guests.

The webinar will focus on the what, why and how of clinical supervision for nurses and midwives. This will include:

  • Definitions of clinical supervision as reflective practice and similarities/differences with other forms of professional support and development
  • Six overarching principles of clinical supervision– trust, structure, choice, clarity, learning, quality
  • Clinical supervision vignette
  • The roles and responsibilities of supervisees and supervisors (facilitators) and managers/organisations
  • Benefits, cautions and implementation recommendations, including the development of supervisors
  • Panel discussion – implementation outcomes and research
  • Resources


Sue Harvey RN, RM, BN, Grad Cert Child & Family Health Nursing, MN (Hons)

Sue has over 40 years’ experience as a nurse and midwife, working in rural and metropolitan NSW, NT and the ACT including as a child and family health CNC. She was introduced to CS in 2004 by a mental health CNC, which ultimately resulted in development as an experienced supervisor, and working with Clinical Supervision Consultancy as facilitator of supervisor training. The transformational benefits of CS experienced by Sue and others continue to provide a strong motivation for the promotion of CS.

Paul Spurr RN, RPN, BHSc (Management), Certificate in Psychiatric Care, Credentialed MHN

Paul’s extensive nursing career commenced with psychiatric nursing in the 1970s followed by general nursing training. Over time, Paul moved into nursing management roles in Australia and New Zealand and progressed to a Director of Nursing in general and mental health facilities. Paul gained a deep understanding of the benefits of quality CS for the well-being and professional development of staff and strongly believes that regular CS is vital for enlivening staff and enabling quality care.

The Lead with Confidence online seminar series for nurse and midwife managers, a program designed to meet the needs of members of the NSWNMA who have a management role. The content will be applicable for all sectors we encourage all members with a management role to attend.

Can’t attend on the day? The Lead with Confidence series is being recorded and will be made available in Member Central following. Register and we will notify you when each session is online and ready to be viewed.

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