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Continuing Education: Meaning-Centered Supervision – A Structured, Self-Reflective Model for Healthcare Social Workers

Tuesday, December 6
1 – 4 p.m.

Completion of this class will result in the receipt of three (3) continuing education hours.

Rebecca Cammy will introduce participants to the novel meaning-centered supervision (MCS) curriculum (an adaptation of meaning-centered psychotherapy) which guides healthcare social workers in connecting a sense of meaning and purpose in work as they develop personal and professional identities. MCS includes seven structured sessions in which social workers craft narratives around themes of professional attitude, living and creating work life, and connections with the social work profession. In this workshop, participants will be trained in the full MCS series concepts and themes and utilize the experiential exercises in a personal self-reflective meaning-making process. MCS curriculum materials will be provided for participants to utilize with their mentees in their own supervision practice. Application of the course material to additional staff support settings will also be discussed.

About the Instructor
Rebecca “Becky” Cammy is the manager of social work for the oncology service line at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She was a 2021 Cambia Health Foundation Sojourns scholar and 2017 leadership fellow in the New York University Zelda Foster Studies program. Cammy is passionate about health care disparities and engaged in research to highlight best practices and link patient outcomes with psychosocial support services. She co-authored two chapters in the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work, 2nd edition (2022). Cammy has a small private practice specializing in serious illnesses, including cancer diagnoses and chronic medical issues, as well as grief, loss, and bereavement. She also runs a clinical supervision group for medical social workers. She earned her master’s in social work from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009 and is currently pursuing her doctorate in palliative care at the University of Maryland Baltimore.

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This event is open to alumni, faculty/staff, parents, students, and the public.