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Featured Speakers

Peter HawkinsWebinar Workshop Presenter

Professor Peter Hawkins Ph.D. is a global thought leader, pioneer and teacher in supervision, psychotherapy, systemic team coaching, and organisational transformation for over 40 years and in over 50 countries. He runs Masters level training programmes and supervises systemic team coaches globally through www.renewalassociates.co.uk. and www.aoec.com, and is Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, London, UK. He is the author of many bestselling and internationally translated books, including Systemic Coaching: Delivering Value Beyond the Individual with Eve Turner (Routledge, 2020); Integrative Psychotherapy in Theory and Practice: A Relational, Systemic and Ecological Approach with Judy Ryde (Jessica Kingsley, 2020); and the current and four previous editions of Supervision in the Helping Professions (McGraw-Hill Open University press, 2020).

Peter HawkinsWebinar Workshop Presenter

Professor Peter Hawkins Ph.D. is a global thought leader, pioneer and teacher in supervision, psychotherapy, systemic team coaching, and organisational transformation for over 40 years and in over 50 countries. He runs Masters level training programmes and supervises systemic team coaches globally through www.renewalassociates.co.uk. and www.aoec.com, and is Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School, London, UK. He is the author of many bestselling and internationally translated books, including Systemic Coaching: Delivering Value Beyond the Individual with Eve Turner (Routledge, 2020); Integrative Psychotherapy in Theory and Practice: A Relational, Systemic and Ecological Approach with Judy Ryde (Jessica Kingsley, 2020); and the current and four previous editions of Supervision in the Helping Professions (McGraw-Hill Open University press, 2020).

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Aisling McMahonWebinar Workshop Presenter

Dr. Aisling McMahon is a clinical psychologist and integrative psychotherapist with 30 years’ clinical experience. She works as an Assistant Professor in Dublin City University, Ireland, where she teaches on psychotherapy and clinical supervision training programmes, and engages in research on supervision practice. Aisling regularly runs national and international workshops on supervision for various professional and disciplinary groups, and authors conference and journal papers on
supervision. She is co-author with Peter of the new 5th edition of Supervision in the Helping
Professions (McGraw-Hill Open University press, 2020).

Aisling McMahonWebinar Workshop Presenter

Dr. Aisling McMahon is a clinical psychologist and integrative psychotherapist with 30 years’ clinical experience. She works as an Assistant Professor in Dublin City University, Ireland, where she teaches on psychotherapy and clinical supervision training programmes, and engages in research on supervision practice. Aisling regularly runs national and international workshops on supervision for various professional and disciplinary groups, and authors conference and journal papers on
supervision. She is co-author with Peter of the new 5th edition of Supervision in the Helping
Professions (McGraw-Hill Open University press, 2020).

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Carolyn KnightWebinar Workshop Presenter

Carolyn Knight, PhD, MSW, Professor Emeritus, School of Social Work, University of Maryland Baltimore County, is a social worker with more than 30 years of experience working individually and in groups with adult survivors of childhood trauma. She has been teaching generalist social work practice and has served as a faculty field liaison for more than 25 years. Dr. Knight has written and presented extensively on numerous topics in social work education and practice. Dr. Knight also has written about and presented workshops and training on the trauma-informed conceptualization and its application to clinical practice and supervision and the social service organization.

Dr. Knight is the author of two books, Introduction to working with adult survivors of childhood trauma: Strategies and skills and Group Therapy for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse as well as numerous articles and book chapters on working with adult survivors. Dr. Knight also is the co-editor of two additional books, Group Work with Populations at Risk, 4th ed (with G. Greif) and Trauma-informed supervision in a global context (with L.D. Borders). She is co-author, with Professors Alex Gitterman and Carel Germain of the forthcoming social work practice text, The life model of social work practice, 4th ed

Carolyn KnightWebinar Workshop Presenter

Carolyn Knight, PhD, MSW, Professor Emeritus, School of Social Work, University of Maryland Baltimore County, is a social worker with more than 30 years of experience working individually and in groups with adult survivors of childhood trauma. She has been teaching generalist social work practice and has served as a faculty field liaison for more than 25 years. Dr. Knight has written and presented extensively on numerous topics in social work education and practice. Dr. Knight also has written about and presented workshops and training on the trauma-informed conceptualization and its application to clinical practice and supervision and the social service organization.

Dr. Knight is the author of two books, Introduction to working with adult survivors of childhood trauma: Strategies and skills and Group Therapy for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse as well as numerous articles and book chapters on working with adult survivors. Dr. Knight also is the co-editor of two additional books, Group Work with Populations at Risk, 4th ed (with G. Greif) and Trauma-informed supervision in a global context (with L.D. Borders). She is co-author, with Professors Alex Gitterman and Carel Germain of the forthcoming social work practice text, The life model of social work practice, 4th ed

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Carol FalenderWebinar Workshop Presenter

Carol Falender Ph.D. is co-author of Essentials of the Practice of Competency-based Clinical Supervision (2016); Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach (APA, 2004); and Getting the Most Out of Clinical Supervision: A Guide for Interns and Trainees (APA, 2012) with Edward Shafranske; co-editor of Casebook for Supervision: A Competency based Approach (APA, 2008) with Edward Shafranske, and Multiculturalism and Diversity in Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach (2014) with Edward Shafranske and Celia Falicov. Dr. Falender was a member of the Supervision Guidelines Group of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) and Chair of the Supervision Guidelines Task Force of the Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) of APA. Dr. Falender is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and was President of Division 37, Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice (APA). She is an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University, Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology, Co-Chair of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association Ethics Committee, and Chair of the California Psychological Association Continuing Education Committee.

Carol FalenderWebinar Workshop Presenter

Carol Falender Ph.D. is co-author of Essentials of the Practice of Competency-based Clinical Supervision (2016); Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach (APA, 2004); and Getting the Most Out of Clinical Supervision: A Guide for Interns and Trainees (APA, 2012) with Edward Shafranske; co-editor of Casebook for Supervision: A Competency based Approach (APA, 2008) with Edward Shafranske, and Multiculturalism and Diversity in Clinical Supervision: A Competency-based Approach (2014) with Edward Shafranske and Celia Falicov. Dr. Falender was a member of the Supervision Guidelines Group of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) and Chair of the Supervision Guidelines Task Force of the Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) of APA. Dr. Falender is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and was President of Division 37, Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice (APA). She is an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University, Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology, Co-Chair of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association Ethics Committee, and Chair of the California Psychological Association Continuing Education Committee.

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María del Pilar GraziosoWebinar Workshop Presenter

María del Pilar Grazioso, a leader in Latin America psychology and active in international psychotherapy orgazations, developed and chaired Guatemala’s the first doctoral program in applied psychology at Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. She currently directs the Proyecto Aiglé Guatemala and is affiliated with the Wuqukawoc Maya Health Alliance

María del Pilar GraziosoWebinar Workshop Presenter

María del Pilar Grazioso, a leader in Latin America psychology and active in international psychotherapy orgazations, developed and chaired Guatemala’s the first doctoral program in applied psychology at Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. She currently directs the Proyecto Aiglé Guatemala and is affiliated with the Wuqukawoc Maya Health Alliance

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L. DiAnne BordersCo-Leader Research Collaborative meeting

L. DiAnne Borders, PhD, LPC, ACS, is Excellence Professor in the counseling program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches clinical supervision and supervises doctoral students’ clinical supervision internships. She has published extensively on supervision education and pedagogy, including studies of novice supervisors (e.g., challenges giving constructive feedback), chaired several professional taskforce reports (e.g., evidence-based supervision best practices), and been recognized for her supervision research, advocacy, and mentoring. She currently serves as Editor of The Clinical Supervisor

L. DiAnne BordersCo-Leader Research Collaborative meeting

L. DiAnne Borders, PhD, LPC, ACS, is Excellence Professor in the counseling program at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches clinical supervision and supervises doctoral students’ clinical supervision internships. She has published extensively on supervision education and pedagogy, including studies of novice supervisors (e.g., challenges giving constructive feedback), chaired several professional taskforce reports (e.g., evidence-based supervision best practices), and been recognized for her supervision research, advocacy, and mentoring. She currently serves as Editor of The Clinical Supervisor

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Michael EllisCo-Leader Research Collaborative meeting

Michael V. Ellis, Ph.D., a University at Albany Professor, is an experienced practitioner, clinical supervisor, and supervisor trainer, with teaching and research interests in multicultural clinical supervision, supervisor training, and research methodology, psychometrics, and statistics. He is an Approved Clinical Supervisor, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), a Fulbright Scholar, and a Distinguished Professional Achievement Award recipient (Supervision and Training Section, Division 17, APA, 2010). He conducts clinical supervision workshops nationally and internationally

Michael EllisCo-Leader Research Collaborative meeting

Michael V. Ellis, Ph.D., a University at Albany Professor, is an experienced practitioner, clinical supervisor, and supervisor trainer, with teaching and research interests in multicultural clinical supervision, supervisor training, and research methodology, psychometrics, and statistics. He is an Approved Clinical Supervisor, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), a Fulbright Scholar, and a Distinguished Professional Achievement Award recipient (Supervision and Training Section, Division 17, APA, 2010). He conducts clinical supervision workshops nationally and internationally

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Alex PietersePlenary Speaker

Dr. Pieterse an Associate Professor and Training Director of the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program at the University at Albany – SUNY. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, his Master of Arts Counseling from New York University, and holds a Bachelors of Health Science in Nursing, received from the Australian Catholic University. Dr. Pieterse’s scholarship focuses on psychosocial aspects of race and racism including health related outcomes of racism, racial trauma, anti-racism training and advocacy, and racial-cultural aspects counseling psychology training. He is currently an Associate Editor for The Counseling Psychologist, and has previously served on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, and Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Dr. Pieterse is also a licensed psychologist and maintains a psychotherapy practice in Albany New York.

Alex PietersePlenary Speaker

Dr. Pieterse an Associate Professor and Training Director of the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program at the University at Albany – SUNY. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, his Master of Arts Counseling from New York University, and holds a Bachelors of Health Science in Nursing, received from the Australian Catholic University. Dr. Pieterse’s scholarship focuses on psychosocial aspects of race and racism including health related outcomes of racism, racial trauma, anti-racism training and advocacy, and racial-cultural aspects counseling psychology training. He is currently an Associate Editor for The Counseling Psychologist, and has previously served on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, and Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Dr. Pieterse is also a licensed psychologist and maintains a psychotherapy practice in Albany New York.

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Hideko SeraOpening Plenary Moderator

Hideko Sera, Psy.D., was the first Japanese national to receive Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited school, currently serves as Associate Dean of the School of Education at the University of Redlands. Dr. Sera has served as President of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP), was chosen for the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology (LIWP), and currently serves on the APA Board of Educational Affairs (BEA). Dr. Sera has nationally and internationally presented and published on topics related to diversity, mentoring, and leadership.

Hideko SeraOpening Plenary Moderator

Hideko Sera, Psy.D., was the first Japanese national to receive Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited school, currently serves as Associate Dean of the School of Education at the University of Redlands. Dr. Sera has served as President of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP), was chosen for the APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology (LIWP), and currently serves on the APA Board of Educational Affairs (BEA). Dr. Sera has nationally and internationally presented and published on topics related to diversity, mentoring, and leadership.

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Tony RousmaniereOpening Plenary Panelist

Tony Rousmaniere is Clinical Faculty at the University of Washington and has a private practice in Seattle. He runs the psychotherapy training website www.dpfortherapists.com and provides workshops, webinars, and advanced clinical training and supervision to clinicians around the world. Dr. Rousmaniere is the author/co-editor of four books on deliberate practice and psychotherapy training and the forthcoming book series “The Essentials of Deliberate Practice” (APA Press). In 2017 he published the widely-cited article in The Atlantic Monthly, “What your therapist doesn’t know”. Dr. Rousmaniere supports the open-data movement and publishes his aggregated clinical outcome data, in de-identified form, on his website at www.drtonyr.com. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Rousmaniere was awarded the Early Career Award by the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29).

Tony RousmaniereOpening Plenary Panelist

Tony Rousmaniere is Clinical Faculty at the University of Washington and has a private practice in Seattle. He runs the psychotherapy training website www.dpfortherapists.com and provides workshops, webinars, and advanced clinical training and supervision to clinicians around the world. Dr. Rousmaniere is the author/co-editor of four books on deliberate practice and psychotherapy training and the forthcoming book series “The Essentials of Deliberate Practice” (APA Press). In 2017 he published the widely-cited article in The Atlantic Monthly, “What your therapist doesn’t know”. Dr. Rousmaniere supports the open-data movement and publishes his aggregated clinical outcome data, in de-identified form, on his website at www.drtonyr.com. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Rousmaniere was awarded the Early Career Award by the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29).

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Héctor Fernández-ÁlvarezOpening Plenary Panelist

Héctor Fernández-Álvarez is a founding member and Honorary President of the Aiglé Foundation, an NGO that focuses on professional development of mental health practitioners and the delivery of clinical and community services. Aiglé has centers throughout Argentina as well as in Guatemala and Spain. He has held multiple academic appointments throughout Argentina and visiting professorships in Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Spain and Uruguay. He has received the Society for Psychotherapy Research’s Senior Distinguished Research Career Award and APA’s Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology.

Héctor Fernández-ÁlvarezOpening Plenary Panelist

Héctor Fernández-Álvarez is a founding member and Honorary President of the Aiglé Foundation, an NGO that focuses on professional development of mental health practitioners and the delivery of clinical and community services. Aiglé has centers throughout Argentina as well as in Guatemala and Spain. He has held multiple academic appointments throughout Argentina and visiting professorships in Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Spain and Uruguay. He has received the Society for Psychotherapy Research’s Senior Distinguished Research Career Award and APA’s Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology.

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Jianping Wang (王建平)Opening Plenary Panelist

王建平,北京师范大学教授,博士生导师,医师。中国第一批注册督导师,ACT认证CBT治疗师,中国心理卫生协会CBT专委会副主任委员,贝克CBT研究所国际顾问委员会委员。
Jianping Wang, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, School of psychology, Beijing Normal University. One of the first registered supervisor in China, Fellow member and Certified CBT therapist by ACT (Academy of Cognitive Therapy); Vice- chairman of CBT Committee, China Mental Health Association; Member of Beck International Advisory Committee in USA.

Jianping Wang (王建平)Opening Plenary Panelist

王建平,北京师范大学教授,博士生导师,医师。中国第一批注册督导师,ACT认证CBT治疗师,中国心理卫生协会CBT专委会副主任委员,贝克CBT研究所国际顾问委员会委员。
Jianping Wang, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, School of psychology, Beijing Normal University. One of the first registered supervisor in China, Fellow member and Certified CBT therapist by ACT (Academy of Cognitive Therapy); Vice- chairman of CBT Committee, China Mental Health Association; Member of Beck International Advisory Committee in USA.

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Estella WilliamsonClosing Plenary Moderator

Dr. Estella Williamson, Seattle University, Chairs the CSWE Council on Field Education, is a Commissioner with the Commission on Educational Policy, and serves as a member of the CSWE Joint Committee on Educational Policy & Accreditation EPAS 2022 (until 2020). Dr. Williamson is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers and NASW Academy of Certified Social Workers. Her research interests are in field education, mental health and HIV prevention with women of color.

Estella WilliamsonClosing Plenary Moderator

Dr. Estella Williamson, Seattle University, Chairs the CSWE Council on Field Education, is a Commissioner with the Commission on Educational Policy, and serves as a member of the CSWE Joint Committee on Educational Policy & Accreditation EPAS 2022 (until 2020). Dr. Williamson is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers and NASW Academy of Certified Social Workers. Her research interests are in field education, mental health and HIV prevention with women of color.

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Melissa ReitmeierClosing Plenary Panel Member

Melissa Reitmeier, PhD, LMSW is clinical associate professor and director of field education at the University of South Carolina, College of Social Work. She is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of field education activities for a BSW and MSW program at an R1 institution that provides placement to 500 students annually. Her research interests include the intersection between social work and field education, especially as it related to history and trends, interprofessional education, competency attainment, and behavioral health modalities of social work practice. Dr. Reitmeier is a selected member of the CSWE’s Council on Field Education

Melissa ReitmeierClosing Plenary Panel Member

Melissa Reitmeier, PhD, LMSW is clinical associate professor and director of field education at the University of South Carolina, College of Social Work. She is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of field education activities for a BSW and MSW program at an R1 institution that provides placement to 500 students annually. Her research interests include the intersection between social work and field education, especially as it related to history and trends, interprofessional education, competency attainment, and behavioral health modalities of social work practice. Dr. Reitmeier is a selected member of the CSWE’s Council on Field Education

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Justin LaukaClosing Plenary Panelist

Justin D. Lauka is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Director in the Department of Counseling and Educational Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. He holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Old Dominion University. His research focus is on counseling supervision, clinical training, and professional and educational standards. He has presented at numerous local, state, regional and national workshops specific to his research interests and published in scholarly journals. Dr. Lauka possesses both clinical and administrative experience in higher education and community-based settings. Dr

Justin LaukaClosing Plenary Panelist

Justin D. Lauka is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Director in the Department of Counseling and Educational Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. He holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Old Dominion University. His research focus is on counseling supervision, clinical training, and professional and educational standards. He has presented at numerous local, state, regional and national workshops specific to his research interests and published in scholarly journals. Dr. Lauka possesses both clinical and administrative experience in higher education and community-based settings. Dr

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Kim HarrimanClosing Plenary Panelist

Kim Harriman graduated from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work in 1984, and has practiced continuously in the field since that time. Throughout her career, Kim has been a leader and has particularly enjoyed roles in program development. She has had experience in a number of settings: inpatient psychiatric, hospital emergency department, hospice, and private practice. In 2008, she had another opportunity to part of the “inaugural team” in a newly certified hospice, developing the social work program (to include bereavement services.). Kim entered the academic world in 2006, eager to return to the training of social work students and has served as the Simmons University Director of Field Education since 2013 and Editor-in-Chief of The Field Educator since 2014.

Kim HarrimanClosing Plenary Panelist

Kim Harriman graduated from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work in 1984, and has practiced continuously in the field since that time. Throughout her career, Kim has been a leader and has particularly enjoyed roles in program development. She has had experience in a number of settings: inpatient psychiatric, hospital emergency department, hospice, and private practice. In 2008, she had another opportunity to part of the “inaugural team” in a newly certified hospice, developing the social work program (to include bereavement services.). Kim entered the academic world in 2006, eager to return to the training of social work students and has served as the Simmons University Director of Field Education since 2013 and Editor-in-Chief of The Field Educator since 2014.

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CONFERENCE BOOKSTORE

This section features books and other resources authored by conference presenters.

Publishers are offering some at special conference rates

Books and Videos by Conference Presenters

Supervision in the Helping Professions, 5th Edition (Authors: Peter Hawkins and Aisling McMahon)
Trauma-Informed Supervision: Core Components and Unique Dynamics in Varied Practice Contexts (Authors: Carolyn Knight and L. DiAnne Borders)

 

Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision, 6th Edition. (Authors: Janine Bernard and Rod Goodyear)
Mastering the Inner Skills of Psychotherapy: A Deliberate Practice Manual (Author: Tony Rousmaniere)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Resources by Conference Presenters

APA Guidelines for Clinical Supervision in Health Service Psychology (Authors: Carol Falender (Task Group Chair), Michael Ellis, Rod Goodyear, and others)
Deliberate Practce Institute, with free vdeos and other resrouces to support deliberate practice (Assistant Director and Co-Founder, Tony Rousmaniere)

Conference Registration

Mental health professionals can register for the Preconference day or either of the conference days. Or they can register for all three as a package.

Graduate students have their own option for a reduced-rate conference package (i.e., all three days).

Preconference: July 29

$65$65/ person
  • Hawkins & McMahon Webinar
  • Knight Webinar
  • CE hours possible (see FAQs for information))

Conference: July 30-31

$100$100/ person
  • Plenary and formal presentations
  • Roundtables and Poster Sessions
  • Social Connection Opportunities
  • Some CE hours possible (see FAQs)
Best Package

Preconference and Conference

$145$145/ person
  • Preconference Day
  • Conference Day 1
  • Conference Day2

Student Conference Package (July 29-31)

$75$75/ person
  • For graduate students in the mental health professions who can document their student status.

Clinical Supervision Research Collaborative

$Free$0/ person
  • If you have not registered for either the Preconference or Conference but would like to participate in the meeting of the Research Collaborative, please use this link to register for it