Creative Approaches to Supervision: Let’s Think Outside the Box
A social worker who assumes the role of supervisor has specific obligations. A supervisor is responsible for the quality of work that is performed by the supervise, they must be competent in the areas they provide supervision and they are responsible to assist the supervisee in gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively with their clients. That doesn’t stop the supervisor from using creative approaches during both individualized and group supervision. Participants will learn ways to keep supervision interesting while still instilling the knowledge necessary to become a successful independent practitioner.
Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Date of original program: 4.22.2022
Joanna Frankel is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelors in both Psychology and Gerontology. Following, Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in Aging. Since, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 15 years. Her experience includes directing the social work department in a 205-bed facility, with clients who have a variety of mental health issues, long term care needs, at end of life, on dialysis and who are ventilator dependent. Additionally, Joanna is passionate about and has expertise in dementia, advance directives/end of life and mental health issues in the elderly. Furthermore, she has spent the last 10 years consulting in several nursing homes, educating social workers on the proper practices of long-term care while providing clinical supervision. Joanna has always educated interdisciplinary teams, patients and families on various topics on aging. When Joanna isn’t working, you can find her playing ball with her husband and 2 boys or at the nearest sushi restaurant.