Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

 

Each year, one supervisor is recognized as the outstanding practicum supervisor. This award is given in May as part of the annual day of appreciation and training for all Kent School practicum supervisors and the recipient is invited to speak. The criteria for this award includes the supervisor: 1) prepares the agency for the incoming student, 2) structures an orientation for the student, 3) adjusts placement opportunities to accommodate the student’s skills and comfort level initially, then nudges the student onward after the initial acclimation/fear phrase, 4) is faithful in weekly scheduled supervisory time and protects time to meet with the student, 5) makes time available for informal consultations with the student, 6) customizes the learning opportunities to satisfy the student’s interests in addition to what the agency needs, 7) demonstrates courage and honesty in giving feedback on the student’s performance, 8) demonstrates skill in teaching students, 9) provides service to University of Louisville/Kent School/Practicum Program, 10) demonstrates creativity and innovation in practicum education, 11) has served as a Kent School practicum supervisor for a minimum of five years. Written nominations are prepared and a supervisor is selected by vote of the faculty field liaisons.


2014 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Tracy Ruth


2013 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Jocelyn Fetalver

Family Scholar House

Louisville, KY


2012 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

John Hockman

Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System

Radcliff, KY

2011 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Steve Rickner

Jefferson County Public Schools

Louisville, KY

2010 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Edgardo Mansilla

Americana Multi-Cultural Community Center

Louisville, KY

2009 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Kelly Schroerlucke

Jefferson County Public Schools

Louisville, KY

2008 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Todd Reynolds

Jefferson Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Seven Counties Services

Louisville, KY

2007 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Lynetta Weathers Mathis

Floyd Memorial Hospital

New Albany, IN

2006 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Howard Mason

Metro United Way

Louisville, KY

2005 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Sr. Debbie Kern

DaySpring

Louisville, KY

2004 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Becky Smith

Guardia Care

Louisville, KY

2003 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Judith Cumbler

Jewish Family & Vocational Services

Louisville, KY

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2002 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Joan Cahill

St. Elizabeth Regional Maternity Center

New Albany, IN

 

2001 Outstanding Practicum Supervisor Award

Tom Gardner

Seven Counties Services

LaGrange, KY