Supervision is a key component to becoming a successful independent practitioner. However, there are important aspects of supervision, both group and individual, that are necessary to make sure that your supervisee is prepared to work with the senior population. The challenges can be daunting and working with this population isn't for everyone. It is important to dig deep into the challenges this population presents and the rewards you receive in the most creative manner. This will allow supervision to be most effective. Each participant will learn what is crucial to incorporate during supervision when working with a senior client.
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 focuses on the qualities and strategies needed to work effectively in the senior population.
Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 1Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study
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
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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