Social Work Supervision

Presenter: Viviana X. Lucabeche, MSW, LCSW

Description of Session:  Participants will understand the parallel process and the importance this has on the function of clinical supervision.  Training programs, agencies, and organizations often focus on the administrative role of the supervisor; and subsequently, minimize the importance of the interpersonal relationship between supervisor and supervisee.  Trust, empathy, and demonstrating genuineness are core functions in the counseling relationship.  Modeling this with supervisees will then assist them in transferring these skills into their work with their clients.

Start Date: 10/25/2011 6:30 pm
End Date: 10/25/2011 9:30 pm
Location: Student Center Seminar Rooms
Price: $10.00 for NASW Members, $15.00 for Non-Members
Sponsor: NASW
Contact: Susan McDonald, SW Program Director

Janice Stock, CE Coordinator

  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
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