In this webinar, we will be joined by Dr Karen Sewell from Carleton University for an information session on Clinical Supervision. She will introduce general clinical supervision concepts, best practices, some helpful resources, and highlight the work she is engaging in with CMHA Ottawa Branch to develop a model of supervision. This webinar is best suited for campus staff who are looking to provide clinical supervision to their team.
Dr. Karen Sewell is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at Carleton. Over twenty years of practice experience in community-based child and youth mental health informs her research profile which demonstrates a commitment to strengthening clinical supervision in human services, the social work profession, social work advocacy to support client recovery, and transformative social work pedagogy including simulation-based learning. Her program of research centers on the improvement of social work and human services through the development, delivery, and evaluation of effective clinical programs, with the role of supervision a key component, and a focus on community collaboration. This includes teaching and supporting the development and ongoing maintenance of holistic competence for practitioners and students. She is a co-convener of the International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, a founding and advisory board member of the Clinical Supervision Research Collaborative, and is an editorial board member of The Clinical Supervision journal and Studies in Clinical Social Work: Transforming Practice, Education and Research.