0509 - Ethical and Practical Considerations in the Provision of Multilevel Supervision from Undergraduate to Post Graduate


This session presents ethical, practical, and professional techniques and applications for those practicing clinical and academic supervision in art therapy. Topics include the provision of undergraduate and graduate fieldwork and academic supervision, onsite supervision, and postgraduate supervision. Consultation and professional support for the provider is also covered.

Learning Objectives
    1. Identify with techniques and considerations relevant to the provision of undergraduate, master’s level, post-graduate, distance, and studio art based supervision.
    2. Identify and articulate ethical, practical, self-care and professional considerations necessary for providing academic and post-graduate supervision.
    3. Utilize personal experience and case study as well as audience participation to demonstrate the importance of consultation and professional support within supervision.

    Dr. Noel L'Esperance

    Receiving both her Master’s degree in Art Therapy and Community Counseling as well as her Doctorate of Art Therapy from Mount Mary University, Noel L'Esperance, DAT, ATR-BC, LPC, holds extensive experience working within the Milwaukee community. Noel has enjoyed collaborating with a diverse group of clients, and has spent time in general family practice, crisis counseling, alternative school settings, and community non-profit organizations.

    Noel has her own practice, Lumos Wellness, and counsels from a holistic, person centered, and future oriented treatment model, and applies her flexible and creative art therapy training in both studio art therapy as well as traditional talk therapy. Noel enjoys working with all ages and treatment goals, and also works with a local program, Islands of Brilliance, that pairs children on the Autism spectrum with creative technology mentors. She also teaches at both Mount Mary University and Alverno College in an adjunct capacity, serves on the Wisconsin Art Therapy Association Board of Directors, and provides post-graduate supervision to new practitioners.

    Dr. Kelly Henckel

    Executive Director, The Youth and Family Project

    Dr. Kelly J. Henckel, DAT, ATR-BC, LPC is the executive director at The Youth and Family Project in West Bend, Wisconsin and an adjunct faculty member at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee. She also served as Secretary on the Wisconsin Art Therapy Board of Directors. 

    Rosemary Pearson

    Art Therapist, Women of Worth

    Rosemary Pearson, MSAT, is an art therapist at Women of Worth working with women who are coping with homelessness, severe trauma and addiction.  Pearson also teaches and provides undergraduate field supervision in the art therapy department at Alverno College.  She served as President of the Wisconsin Art Therapy Association.


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    Open to download resource.
    Open to view video.
    Open to view video.
    12 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  12/12 points to pass
    12 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  12/12 points to pass
    Quality Assessment
    4 Questions
    4 Questions Please complete the questions to rate your experience with the course.
    Up to 1.00 credits available  |  Certificate available
    Up to 1.00 credits available  |  Certificate available