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Creativity in Cross-Cultural Supervision

  • 25 May 2018
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Gotowebinar (online)


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The presentation will focus on constructivist and common factors approach of using creative interventions in cross-cultural supervision. Attendees will learn how supervisors using constructivist approach can add meaning and knowledge in developing or creating something in cross-cultural supervision. Common factors approach also add an additional impetus when using in cross-cultural supervision. Hence, common factors (like therapeutic relationship, clients’ factors, etc.) help facilitate the supervision process, especially when supervising someone from a diverse culture.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Attendees will learn how to use different creative techniques like metaphor, puppetry, sand tray etc
  2. Attendees will learn know how constructivist and common factor approach is effective in cross-cultural supervision
  3. Attendees will learn the gaps in the research so far for about the non-traditional approaches in cross-cultural supervision
  4. Attendees will learn the implications and suggestions for future research

About the Presenter:

Currently, Debolina is a doctoral candidate at the University of Florida pursuing her PhD in marriage and family counseling. She also teaches at the University of Florida in the College of Education. Before, pursuing her PhD, she completed her masters in Clinical Social work from the University of South Florida, Tampa, USA and masters in Clinical Psychology from Calcutta University, India. Debolina has worked at many educational institutions. Also, she has worked with multiple schools, mental health center, and hospitals both nationally and internationally. She presented at various conferences both nationally and internationally. She is a recipient of multiple awards and recognition. In 2010, she became a Tata Scholar which is recognition and scholarship given to the top 100 students going to the USA from India. She also won the American alumni award in 2010 and she was among the 12 students from India to win the scholarship award. In 2013, Debolina was awarded a Grinter Fellowship by University of Florida, given to exceptional students entering the doctoral program. Furthermore, she is a recipient of Robert O Stripling prestigious award, awarded to exceptional doctoral students preparing for a career in higher education.

CE Broker Tracking #: 20-601731

This event is sponsored by FMHCA, an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider. FMHCA NBCC Provider# 2058. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW – FMHCA CE Broker #: 50-748; CE Broker Course Tracking #  20-601731. Exp. 3/31/18

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