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Clinical supervision for MSWs in child welfare : a professional development model.
Journal of Public Child Welfare (2008)
  • Martha M. Giddings, Vanderbilt University
  • Peggy Cleveland, Vanderbilt University
  • Carol H. Smith, Vanderbilt University
  • Crystal Collins-Camargo, University of Louisville
  • Regina G. Russell, Vanderbilt University
A collaborative project between a state child welfare agency and a master of social work program was developed for the purpose of providing clinical supervision for master of social work employees in public child welfare. The integrative supervision model (ISM) was implemented in the pilot project, and initial efforts were begun to test the effectiveness of the model. The ISM was used to assist child welfare workers in developing increased knowledge and skills relevant to public child welfare practice and to assist in promoting a professionally supportive work environment. Initial data from the first year of the project are presented and discussed.
  • Public child welfare,
  • clinical supervision,
  • social work supervision,
  • social work practice,
  • supervision in child welfare,
  • case-worker retention
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Martha M. Giddings, Peggy Cleveland, Carol H. Smith, Crystal Collins-Camargo, et al.. "Clinical supervision for MSWs in child welfare : a professional development model." Journal of Public Child Welfare Vol. 2 Iss. 3 (2008) p. 339 - 365 ISSN: 1554-8740
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