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July 19, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:15 PM
3 CEU/clock hours
Location: 115 Stillman Hall


Would you like to motivate and inspire the people you supervise? This training will help you to do so by exploring what motivates you and by looking at ways to motivate the staff you supervise. We will also discuss the importance of being a positive role model. In addition, participants will learn techniques to manage challenging staff and how to coach and guide them in clinical supervision. In doing so they will to reduce negativity and enhance productivity.This training meets the Ohio CSWMFT Board requirements for SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISION.

This training will incorporate lecture, guided discussion, group activities, and some short video segments. This will be an interactive training designed for supervisors and administrators.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Improve clinical supervision by motivating and inspiring staff
  • Turn challenging employees around with guiding and coaching in clinical supervision
  • Assess their supervision style and learn how they can be a positive role model for the staff they guide


Meet your presenter: Ann Thomas-MacDonald MEd, LSW

Ann has a BA in Psychology from The Ohio State University and a Master’s degree in Guidance & Counseling from Bowling Green State University. She is an L.S.W. with over 20 years of experience in the child welfare field. Ann has experience as a caseworker, mentor, supervisor, director, counselor, and trainer. In her free time, Ann enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and volunteering for several charities. She is a member of the James Ambassador Society, a volunteer for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, participates in an annual MS Bike event, Pelotonia, Team in Training and other charity walks. Ann lives in Granville with her husband Bill and their four children.

The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider of the Ohio CSWMFT Board. Our social work provider number is: RST111002.