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About the Conference

The Advances in Clinical Supervision: Innovation & Practice Conference 2013 will be an opportunity for multidisciplinary mental health clinicians to explore the practice, evaluation and teaching of clinical supervision. It will bring together local, national and international mental health professionals and is open to Psychology, Social Work, Medicine, Psychiatry, Nursing, Allied Health, NGOs, Counsellors and Drug and Alcohol clinicians, Clergy, Psychotherapists and Managers to share expertise and perspectives on the application and delivery of clinical supervision in the workplace.

The conference will have a practical and experiential focus and aims to promote health professionals and educators to examine current issues in clinical supervision research and practice. Join us for plenary sessions, workshops, roundtable discussion, poster sessions and networking events.

About the Organising Body

The Conference is organised by The New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry (NSWIOP), a Sydney-based provider of professional education in mental health in Australia. NSWIOP provides education for healthcare professionals, psychiatrists, medical practitioners, staff of non-government organisations, people who use

About Sydney

Sydney is a cosmopolitan harbour city that is both a feast for the senses and a major commercial, artistic and industrial centre. The city is endlessly fascinating in its beauty and diversity, matched by the friendly, relaxed nature of its people.

The harbour and beaches play a major role in the leisure and sporting lives of Sydneysiders - yachting, surfing, sail-boarding, swimming, boating, fishing and waterskiing are all popular activities. Many national parks and areas of natural bushland surround the city.

The Sydney Opera House, with its graceful 'sails', has become the city’s cultural centre. It is home to the Sydney Symphony, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Australian Ballet and the Sydney Theatre Company. Adjacent to the Opera House is the Botanic Gardens. A short stroll along the harbour foreshore takes you past world-class restaurants and galleries and leads to the 'Rocks' precinct – which has many historic buildings and locales. It is now a bustling hub for shopping, cuisine, and weekend craft and food markets.

Sydney Film Festival  Wednesday 5th June  for two weeks 2013. Entries are now open for the festival. Selected films will be announced and screen at cinemas throughout Sydney.

Vivid - A Festival of Light, Music and Ideas. The festival includes light projections on the Sydney Opera House as well as music performances, discussions and debates. From May  - June 2013.

Some Sydney facts...

  • There are 37 beaches along Sydney's coastline, from Palm Beach in the north, to Cronulla in the south.
  • The Sydney metropolitan area covers 4,000 square kilometres. That's the same size as London and double the size of New York City.
  • Sydney Harbour has enough water to fill 504,000 Olympic swimming pools.
  • The Mint on Macquarie Street is the oldest building in Sydney's CBD. It was built in 1815.

An easy two-hour drive from Sydney will transport you to the heart of the beautiful Blue Mountains (west), the vineyards and artisans of the Hunter Valley (north) and the rugged coastal beauty and beaches of the South Coast.

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eMail: conference@nswiop.nsw.edu.au