Clinical and Educational Supervisor Training November 2021


One-day course

Timings All day
Location Online Course
Speakers Dr Chris O'Loughlin and Dr Abdul Raoof
CPD Up to 6 CPD points, subject to peer group approval
Standard Course Fee£225
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Clinical and Educational Supervisor Training November 2021

Event Information

This course will provide you with a solid grounding in the structure of PG psychiatric training and the roles played by key governing and commissioning organisations. By completing the course you will have gained a strong understanding of the role of supervisor and the main principles, teaching methods and processes involved.

Please download the programme for the day.

Please note that this may be subject to change. The final programme will be circulated to delegates one week before the event.

This one day course is ideal for doctors who would be involved in supervising psychiatrists in training. It will therefore be most relevant to current and aspiring Clinical and Educational Supervisors including Consultants, Specialty Doctors and Specialist Registrars approaching CCT.

Course learning objectives

  • Able to describe the structure of PG psychiatric training
  • Able to describe the organisation, governance and commissioning roles of GMC , the RCPsych, HEE, LETB etc
  • Able to describe and differentiate Educational/Clinical supervisory roles of the trainer
  • Aware of relevant key GMC, RCPsych, HEE documents
  • Able to describe the structure of the RCPsych curriculum
  • Able to describe key concepts/principles of workplace-based learning
  • Understand the importance of Induction, clear objective setting, shared expectations and regular supervision for better: Patient safety, Patient experience, Clinical/educational outcomes
  • New Junior Doctors contract and Supervisors
  • Understand recent developments in Foundation Year and GP curricula
  • Be able to describe the mental health components of FY and GP curricula
  • Able to describe and differentiate summative and formative assessments
  • Able to describe RCPsych recommended WPBAs and their roles
  • Able to describe ARCP process, elements and required documentation and be familiar with RCPsych Portfolio online ( will see it in action)
  • Able to describe some principles of adult learning/teaching methods
  • Able to describe and practice some principles of effective feedback methods
  • Able to describe well known ‘Dos and Don’ts’ of giving feedback
  • Able to recognise signs and symptoms of a trainee in difficulty
  • Understand potential causes of difficulty for trainees
  • Able to form an appropriate management plan for the trainee making use of available resources as necessary

The course is taking place online via Zoom. To take part you will need:  

  • Access to a reliable internet connection  
  • A PC, laptop, tablet or phone  
  • Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser or Zoom installed on your PC, laptop, tablet or phone

You do not need to have a Zoom account to attend.  

Some users may experience difficulty joining Zoom meetings due to security settings. If this is the case, we suggest you select the option to join via a web browser, rather than the Zoom app. If you cannot join on your computer you can still join on your phone.  Please take a look at this helpful guide on how to join a Zoom meeting.   

It is your responsibility to ensure you have read and understood the guidelines before the event.

Before you book your place please read the College cancellation policy.

For further information, please contact:


Contact Name: Leah Charlton

Contact number: 02086184127

Event Location

Location: Online Course