The best practice for Christian workplaces and their leaders includes a commitment to professional supervision.


Professional Supervision

protect Your Leadership with professional Supervision

Our supervision services not only improve a leader’s well-being and development but also create a healthier and safer environment for those they lead.

Supervision is transformative and fosters resilience.

“ inwardly transformed by the Holy Spirit through a total reformation of how you think.” - Romans 12:2 (TPT)

Core Functions of Professional Supervision:

  1. Facilitates Development Through Reflective Practice: Encourages growth by allowing leaders to reflect on their experiences and practices.
  2. Provides Support with a Focus on Well-Being: Prioritizes the mental and emotional health of leaders.
  3. Promotes Standards for Workplace Safety: Ensures a safe environment for both leaders and their teams.

Supervision enhances self-awareness, relationship awareness, and contextual awareness. It helps identify blind spots and fosters a more accurate understanding of health and practice, moving beyond the risks of self-deception.

“Professional Supervision is a broad space to talk about whatever is happening in ministry, sensitive to God’s voice and the spiritual…which affects transition and transformation, resulting in the minister having enhanced self-awareness, ministering competence, theological understanding and Christian commitment”
p9 Pohly, K. (2001). Transforming the Rough Places: the Ministry of Supervision. Franklin, TN: Providence House Publishers. Reference as footnote

“Supervision is a shower that cleans the grime of work” Noah (supervisee)

A unique aspect of our supervision is its focus on the impact of issues on a person's ministry practice, promoting ethical behavior without being tied to line management. This independence is crucial for effective supervision.

Commitment to Child Safety:

Following Recommendation 16.45 of the Royal Commission’s Final Report, we ensure all individuals in religious or pastoral ministry, including leaders, receive professional supervision with trained, independent supervisors.

Recommendation 16.45 of the Royal Commission’s Final Report states:

Consistent with Child Safe Standard 5, each religious institution should ensure that all people in religious or pastoral ministry, including religious leaders, have professional supervision with a trained professional or pastoral supervisor who has a degree of independence from the institution within which the person is in ministry.

Verve’s Professional Standards:

Providing Professional Supervisors who;

  • Hold a Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision
  • Are themselves professionally supervised
  • Are Members of a Professional Association—AAOS or CA
  • Participate in regular professional development

How does supervision work:

Begins with a contracting process, providing clarity on; confidentiality, the handling of personal issues, expectations and needs. Also, consideration is given to short and long term goals of the supervision.

Proceeds with regular sessions where the supervisee brings matters to explore. Sessions are in person or on zoom. The best outcome is achieved with 8 sessions per year.
Concludes/Renews annually with a review.

How can we help you?

Contact us for a complimentary conversation on professional supervision.

How can we help?

Contact us for a complimentary conversation on professional supervision.

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