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Supervision  

Lawrence Shulman

...recognizes that supervision responding to these supervisee expectations can be difficult in academic or agency settings, especially number 2 above. His suggestion is that evaluation be a collaborative approach. He offers a number of strategies for integrating solution-focused approaches in supervision, including the following referring to the group supervision context: One of the most valuable components of a solution-focused approach to supervision is the supervisor’s respectful questioning of absolutes. Therapists in group supervision notice how the supervisor handles ideas...

Chang, Xiu-Qing  

Yi-Shih Cheng

Online publication date:
Dec 2014
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Biographies

...the provision of material support and mental counseling. During the implementation of the project, all social workers are supervised by means of case conferences, which are held twice a week. Each session lasts three hours. In the case conferences, the social workers report and discuss their caseloads based on the three dimensions of analysis, diagnosis, and treatment; subsequently, two supervisors offer their opinions and the chief supervisor formulates conclusions. The family-counseling model has become the primary model by which the Taiwan government implements...

Williams, Anita Rose  

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins

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Jun 2013
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Biographies

...Williams, Anita Rose ( 1891–1983 ) Anita Rose Williams was the first Black Catholic social worker in the United States and the first Black supervisor employed by a Baltimore, Maryland, agency. Born in Baltimore, she had no formal education beyond high school, although she attended sociology lectures at Johns Hopkins University. During the early 1900s, she did volunteer work in family and child welfare agencies. In 1921 she restructured the city's four Black parishes as the Bernard Atkins Organization, which promoted economic and social assistance to Catholic...

Licensing  

Amanda Duffy Randall and Donna DeAngelis

...candidate for licensure. Supervision for the purpose of qualifying for licensure is one of the last gates through which a candidate must pass to qualify for a license. The supervisor is accountable to the regulatory board for the supervision, practice, and evaluation of the licensure applicant, in addition to being accountable to the supervisee and the agency. Most regulatory boards have specific requirements, especially for clinical supervision—number of hours, qualifications of the supervisor, individual supervision requirements and group supervision limits, provisions...

Probation and Parole  

Jeffrey A. Butts

Online publication date:
Jun 2013

...attitude toward the offender. In highly visible or notorious cases, justice officials may be reluctant to use community supervision even if the probability of re-arrest appears to be low and viable treatment alternatives exist. Assessment The use of community-based supervision offers an effective balance between protecting the public and controlling or rehabilitating individual offenders. Without access to a full range of community-based supervision options, the justice system would be able to use only incarceration for convicted offenders and adjudicated delinquents...

Liao, Rong-li  

Wan-I Lin

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Dec 2014
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Biographies

...taught courses in introduction to social work, social casework, psychiatric social work, medical social work, and social work supervision for twenty-six years. During his years teaching, Liao was a prolific writer. He published many inspiring textbooks, including Dynamic Social Work ( 1973 ), Dynamic Casework ( 1977 ), Medical Social Work ( 1991 ), Social Work Management ( 1991 ), Psychiatric Social Work ( 1993 ), Social Work Supervision ( 1993 ), and Mental Health ( 1993 ). He was one of the most important proponents for adoption of psychosocial therapy...

Schwartz, William  

Maryann Syers

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Jun 2013
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Biographies

...in improving the standards of practice, supervision, and teaching and contributed to the theory and practice of group social work. Born and raised in New York City, Schwartz was active in youth group work throughout his early career. After graduating from Brooklyn College in 1939 , Schwartz served as youth director at the Young Men's Hebrew Association ( YMHA ) Community Center in Lynn, Massachusetts ( 1943–1944 ); director of activities for the Jewish Community Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut ( 1944–1945 ); and supervisor of the senior division of Bronx House....

Barton, Clarissa (Clara) Harlowe  

Jean K. Quam

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Jun 2013
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Biographies

...Lincoln , she supervised a systematic postwar search for missing prisoners. In 1870 Barton worked at the front with the German Red Cross during the Franco-Prussian War and was awarded the Iron Cross. Returning to the United States, she organized the American National Committee of the Red Cross (later the American National Red Cross) and became its president. In 1884 , as U.S. delegate to the Red Cross Conference in Geneva, she introduced the “American Amendment,” ensuring that the Red Cross would provide relief in peacetime as well as in war. She supervised relief work...

Management: Human Resources  

Michàlle E. Mor Barak and Dnika Jones Travis

...and social support refers to employee perceptions of a supervisor's ability to provide support, respond to emotional needs and help deal with job-related stress. Task assistance involves employee perceptions of level of supportive supervision directly related to job functioning, and supervisor's ability to provide tangible, work-related supports. Lastly, interpersonal supervisory relationship involves the perceptions of the quality of working relationship with supervisors, and satisfaction with supervision. Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace This area has...

Kadushin, Alfred  

Naomi Farber

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Nov 2014
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Biographies

...remains through his exceptional work as scholar, teacher, and advocate for the increased rigorous professionalization of social work. Through his large corpus of published scholarship, Kadushin contributed to the development of professional practice and knowledge in the areas of supervision, interviewing, and, perhaps most significantly, child welfare. In addition to scores of journal articles and published lectures, Kadushin’s six books, translated into several languages, have informed both direct practice and policy. The conceptual framework of his book, Child Welfare...

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