creative mentoring event

Creative Mentor Network – Professional Supervision Session: Managing Beginnings and Endings

  • Thursday 22nd September 2022 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • FREE for Creative Mentors
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Join us and Educational Psychologists from Nottingham City Council for a reflective Group Supervision session as part of The Mighty Creatives Support package for Creative Mentors.

These sessions are completely free for members of The Mighty Creatives’ Creative Mentoring pool and is completely bespoke for our Creative Mentoring service.

This session will be focused on Managing Beginnings and Endings, and there will be structured conversations and sharing around this topic. However, please do bring any further discussion points to this session or check out an Open Discussion session back in the event page, where discussions will be less focused on a theme and more flexible.

There are a maximum of 8 spaces per session, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Want a more bespoke session? We have 1:1 slots available with Educational Psychologists during the first week of each month. Email louise@themightycreatives.com to book. Please refer to our support programme for dates and timings.

What can I expect from the session?

Supervision is a critical component of safe and effective practice. It provides a contained and reflective space to acknowledge and process experiences with Creative Mentoring in a comfortable, dynamic and supervised space.

These sessions will offer.

  • Structured professional and peer-to-peer supervision with the support of a trained Educational Psychologist.
  • Reflective and dynamic discussions to consider our work as Creative Mentors, our responses to our work and how we are keeping ourselves safe.
  • Explore what is working well, the challenges and difficulties we may face in our role, and what support is available to support.
  • Explore a solution-based approach in the way you work with others and children and young people.

See what Creative Mentors have thought about the Supervision:

“I attended my first ever Group Supervision recently. I didn’t know what to expect but I found it very helpful and supportive. It enabled me to talk freely with a very approachable Educational Psychologist and other Mentors about any issues that have arisen in the course of Creative Mentoring. The discussion is interactive and non-judgemental with people listening and offering insight, advice and encouragement.” – Creative Mentor.

I found it incredibly helpful being able to speak to other mentors and facilitators. It enabled me to view things from different perspectives and gave me fresh ideas to overcome resistance” – Creative Mentor.

I’m always happy to attend the group supervision sessions if I’m available, as I think they are useful for connecting and reflecting. I mostly don’t have something I want to say prior to going into these but find it interesting in terms of the things that get talked about” – Creative Mentor.

We shaped the sessions alongside Creative Mentors and captured our planning through some graphics below.

 

Date

Thursday 22nd September 2022

Time

Start 16:00 – 17:30 Finish

Platform

Zoom details to be shared nearer to the date of delivery.

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