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S23-2005 Social Work Supervision: Key Strategies for Transforming the Workplace

Total Credits: 3 including 3 Supervision CEs

2000 Supervision
Gillian Berry, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C
Course Levels:
3 Hours 15 Minutes



This interactive workshop is intended for anyone who supervises, or wishes to supervise, in a human services environment. The importance of the role of a supervisor in creating a positive work environment will be examined, along with the challenges a supervisor faces from a “realistic” picture of the field. Practical tools along with the opportunity to practice will be provided.



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Gillian Berry, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C, CQSW obtained her Master’s and Doctoral degrees from Birmingham University in England.  She has over 35 years of experience as an educator and practitioner in the field of social work.  She has been a faculty member at the University of Botswana’s Department of Social Work Southern Africa, and the University of Maryland, School of Social Work.  Dr. Berry is currently Vice President of Culture & Diversity at Stepped Care Solutions and provides clinical consultation, supervision, training and direct services for human services organizations.  Her clinical interests have focused on providing short-term solution focused services/therapy from an indigenous perspective. 

Agenda & Learning Objectives


8:45 - 9:00 

Registration/Log On 

9:00 – 10:30 


10:30- 10:45    


10:45 – 12:15 

Lecture (Continued) 


Questions & Adjournment 



Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:


  • To define the key roles of a social work supervisor 

  • To review and reiterate the importance of the supervisor role as Gatekeepers of the Profession 

  • To review the current context of social work supervision and explore strategies to effectively address them 

  • To enable participants to increasingly recognize and incorporate diversity in their supervisory practice 

Bibliography & References



Course Completion & CE Information

Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 3 Category I Continuing Education Units for supervision. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.

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Target Audience

Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists

All those interested in Topic Welcomed

Late Fees and Refunds

Fee & Registration:

Cost is $70 and includes CE credit. Registering after 6/14/2023 will incur an additional $20 late fee. *Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.

*All cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee

Live Interactive Webinar Platforms




The Office of Continuing Professional Education hosts Live Interactive Webinars through two platforms: Zoom and WebEx.

Both platforms offer high quality and user-friendly webinar platforms for our registrants.


System Requirements:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher; MacOS 9 or higher; Android 4.0 or higher.
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome; Firefox 10.0 or higher.

Our system is not compatible with the Safari web browser.

  • Broadband Internet Connection: Cable, High-speed DSL and any other medium that is internet accessible.

**Please have your device charging at all times to ensure that your device does not lose power during the webinar.


Course Interaction Requirements:

To participate in Live Interactive Webinars, you MUST have a device that allows you to view the presentation on screen and hear the instructor at all times. We do not allow participants to call-in from their phones or mobile devices and solely listen to the presentation. Participation in Live Interactive Webinars is mandatory.

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