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.
This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to the concept of supervision which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of the professional as educator and support to those being supervised creating new approaches.
Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.
Participant is awarded 1Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs
|Coming Out Stars - Handout (35.1 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Creative Approaches to Supervision - Think Outside the Box (22.5 MB)||Available after Purchase|
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.
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