Speed-Mentoring With Leaders in the Clinical Supervision Profession

Thursday June 15, 2017, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Ruth S. Harley University Center Room 313

Students will have an opportunity to build their peer and professional networks while dining with clinical supervision stars.

Chair: Karen Sewell, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Sewell is a doctoral student at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. Her research interests in clinical supervision stem from her practice as an Early Intervention Manager at the Child Development Institute in Toronto, Canada. For over the past 10 years, she has supervised clinical staff within the evidence-based SNAP® Boys Program for children under 12 with severe disruptive behavioral difficulties and their families. She has developed evidence-informed programs for youth involved with the criminal justice system and children with ASD. She has a clinical practice background in children’s mental health, child welfare, education, and the developmental disabilities sector. Committed to student education, she has been an adjunct lecturer at the University of Toronto, a sessional teacher at Humber College where she also developed online course curriculum. She has served as a Field Instructor, and is now a Faculty-Field Liaison, as well as a research assistant involved with a voluntary simulation activity, which she also facilitates. Along with her research interests in clinical supervision, she is interested in youth in and at risk of being in conflict with the criminal justice system, resiliency, student education, and program development.

Alex Gitterman HeadshotAlex Gitterman, D.S.W.
The Zachs Professor of Social Work and director of the doctoral program at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, Dr. Gitterman has published numerous cutting-edge books and articles on social work practice, group work, resilience, field instruction, supervision, organizational behavior and teaching. He serves as the editor of a series for Columbia University Press on the subject of Helping Empower the Powerless

Dr. L. DiAnne Borders HeadshotL. DiAnne Borders, Ph.D.
Dr. Borders is the Burlington Industries Excellence Professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches clinical supervision to doctoral students and supervises their supervision internships, and supervises master’s degree and doctoral clinical interns. She is co-author of The New Handbook of Counseling Supervision and over 100 other publications, having done extensive research on developmental models of supervision and supervisor training issues. She has given keynotes and workshops on supervision issues at international conferences. She is a licensed professional counselor and an approved clinical supervisor.

Michael Ellis HeadshotMichael V. Ellis, Ph.D.
Dr. Ellis is a professor and director of the Division of Counseling Psychology at the University at Albany. His teaching and research interests include clinical supervision, supervisor training, clinical judgment and research methodology, psychometrics and statistics. He is a licensed psychologist (New York) and an approved clinical supervisor with over 25 years of experience as a practitioner, clinical supervisor and supervisor trainer. He also maintains a private practice.

Rodney Goodyear, Ph.D.
Dr.Goodyear is Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling and Human Services, at the University of Redlands and Emeritus Professor of Counseling Psychology, USC. His scholarship focuses on supervision and training. In 2015 he received the American Psychological Association’s Award for Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training.

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