Clinical Supervision/Consultation for Applied Practice Endorsement (APE)
Joanne provides clinical consultation and supervision for clinical social workers wishing to pursue Applied Practice Endorsement with the SASW.
Joanne is an approved supervisor through the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) and the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers (SASW) and has extensive experience providing clinical consultation and supervision to individuals and groups over her 26-year clinical career. She provides direct supervision in a clinical setting to clinicians at the doctoral, master's and bachelor's levels in various fields, including Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, Dietetics, Nursing, Addictions Counselling and Recreation Therapy.
As a university instructor and practicum supervisor, Joanne has educated and supervised numerous therapists-in-training in the field of counselling and mental health.
As per the SASW requirements for application for APE, Joanne has experience providing direct clinical supervision with a focus on differential diagnosis process and practice and demonstration of diagnostic competence.
Her experience with use of clinical assessment procedures includes social and cultural factors and takes into account the following:
Determining and communicating a diagnosis that involves use of the current edition of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM) and/or International Classification of Diseases (ICD) or other appropriate evidence-based diagnostic systems; development of collaborative treatment plans; use of evidence-based intervention approaches; documentation; and review of treatment outcomes.