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C-BEST stands for Competency-Based Excellence in Supervisor Training. We are a Psychology Board of Australia approved provider of supervisor training. We are a small group of academic practitioners committed to excellence in practitioner training and clinical supervision. We are actively involved in research, training and practice as our achievements indicate.

Yes, all training we provide is Board-approved.

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Best practice in CBT supervision: A competency-based approach. Presenter – Prof. Craig Gonsalvez

Enhancing reflective-practitioner and scientist-practitioner meta-competencies in supervision: Presenter – Prof. Craig Gonsalvez

Teaching ethical practice via supervision. Presenter – Dr. Alice Shires

Best practice in assessment and evaluation in clinical supervision – Prof. Craig Gonsalvez
The training is specifically designed to meet supervisor training competencies outlined by the Psychology Registration Board. However, enrolment is also open to non-psychology supervisors (e.g., counsellors, social workers, nurses) keen to upgrade their knowledge and skills. The completion certificates provided are likely to help you gain continuing professional development (PD/CPD) credits. However, you should confirm eligibility for PD credits with the relevant professional body. You may also contact admin (admin@c-( for further information.
When you register: You will receive an automated email confirming your payment and enrolment. If you do not receive this confirmation within a day, please contact us after ensuring the confirmation email is not in your junk mail.

Ten days before the training date: You will receive a reading list with references and/or handouts.

Two days before the training date: You will receive the workshop presentation handout, the video conference zoom link, and supervisor tool kit with supervisor resources.

Day of workshop: You will be emailed your assessment task and the participant feedback form
Yes, you must attend all sessions.
Request admin via email [email protected] to cancel your enrolment and provide full name and date of workshop. If another person paid for your registration, provide this name as well.
Request admin via email [email protected] to cancel your enrolment and provide full name and date of workshop. If another person paid for your registration, provide this name as well.
A cancellation fee is charged if your cancellation occurs after the deadline mentioned in the cancellation policy.

To read the cancellation policy:

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The one-day master class workshops are designed to renew a currently valid Board-approved supervisor approval for a prospective five-year term. The two-day skills-training workshops (along with additional assessments) enable new and non-approved supervisors obtain Board approval to supervise.
You will need to log in using the username and password that you created when you registered for the masterclass. Click on ‘Dashboard’ and the ‘Transaction History’ where you will be able to download a receipt for each purchase you have made.
Free resources are available to all supervisors who visit the site. Other resources are emailed to you once you register and pay for your training.
Because the vast majority of supervisors provide intervention-based services, our training is customized for clinical, counselling, health and educational settings. The content is not tailored for specialist organizational, neuro or forensic psychologists. Supervisors from these practice areas will find part (but not all) of the content and activities relevant to their supervisory practice.

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