Total Credits: 3 including 3 Supervision CEs
The complexity of implementing accommodations often presents unique challenges in behavioral health settings. Supervisors have an essential role in developing and supporting their supervisees for effective client and program outcomes. This workshop will review the ADA and Federal Law, identify the types of accommodations, and explore supervision strategies for developing, implementing, and communicating disability accommodations. In addition, content will include a review of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE) Supervision requirements and responsibilities. This workshop meets the requirements of Supervision CEUs for the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (COMAR 10.42.06.03.)
|Part 1 Ferretto Slides March 17 (2.7 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Part 2 Clinical Supervisor Disability Accomodations 2023 (2 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|10.42.08Supervision (48.1 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Agenda Disability Supervision (190.1 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Bibliography (12.8 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Scenarios for Accommodations training (106.1 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Deborah Levi is a licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Director of Educational Support and Disability Services (ESDS) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Deborah’s work experience combines higher education, disability services, academic coaching, and wellness. She holds a Bachelors of Psychology degree from Emory University and Master Degrees in both Social Work and Adult Learning and Leadership from Columbia University. Additionally, Deborah completed an executive coaching certification program through Columbia Business School and Teachers College in October 2009. In 2018, she was the President of the Maryland chapter for AHEAD: Association on Higher Education and Disability.
Gisele Ferretto, MSW, LCSW-C has over 35 years of social work experience in both clinical and macro practice areas. Her areas of expertise include: policy and leadership development, field education, child welfare practice, professional ethics, supervision, confidentiality, and curriculum development. Ms Ferreto is considered a subject matter expert on the issue of confidentiality in social work practice. Most recently she was a contributing author for the Confidentiality and Information Utilization NASW Policy Statement recently published in Social Work Speaks 12th Edition: National Association of Social Workers Policy Statements 2021–2023. She once served on the Maryland Legislative Summer Study Committee that first established the language for the law that governs both health and behavioral health records for the state (Md. Health-General Code Ann. § 4-301 et seq.)
9:00 am Overview
9:10 am Review of Supervisor Expectations: as defined in MD BSWE (COMAR 10.42.08), NASW, and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
10:15 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am Effective supervision strategies for developing and implementing disability accommodations.
12:00 pm Wrap-up/Questions
12:15 pm Evaluations
BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCES
Association on Higher Education and Disability
DeZelar, S., Hepperlen, R. & Kiesel, L. (2022). Equity and inclusion for social work students with disabilities: A scoping review. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 42(5), 424-448. https://doi.org/10.1080/08841233.2022.2120158
Hearn, C., Short, M., & Healy, J. (2014). Social work field education: Believing in students who are living with a disability. Disability & Society, 29(9), 1343–1355. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2014.935296
Job Accommodation Network
Kiesel, L. R., Dezelar, S., & Lightfoot, E. (2018). Challenges, barriers, and opportunities: Social workers with disabilities and experiences in field education. Journal of Social Work Education, 54(4), 696–708. https://doi.org/10.1080/10437797.2018.1507365
MD Board of Social Work Examiner (BSWE) website: https://health.maryland.gov/bswe/Pages/default.aspx
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Best Practice Standards in Social Work Supervision. https://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=GBrLbl4BuwI%3d&portalid=0
Reeser, L. C. (1992). Students with disabilities in practicum: What is reasonable accommodation? Journal of Social Work Education, 28(1), 98–109. https://doi.org/10.1080/ 10437797.1992.10778761
Reeser, L. C., & Wertkin, R. A. (1997). Sharing sensitive student information with field instructors: Responses of students, liaisons, and field instructors. Journal of Social Work Education, 33(2), 347–362. https://doi.org/10.1080/10437797.1997.10778875
The ADA National Network
United Stated Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
United Stated Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
Watkinson, A. M., & Chalmers, D. (2008). Disability, professional unsuitability and the profession of social work: A case study. Social Work Education, 27(5), 504–518. https:// doi.org/10.1080/02615470701379974
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. 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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OBJECTIVES: Participants will:
Review of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the legal terms associated with disability accommodations
Identify of the Importance of Accessibility for supervisees, being an ally, and benefits to workplace.
Practice supervision strategies for developing, implementing, and communicating disability accommodations.
Review the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners requirements for Social Work Supervision (COMAR 10.42.08)
Fee & Registration:
Cost is $50 and includes CE credit. Registering after March 1, 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.
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Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists
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