Date of Award

Spring 5-19-2015

Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Social Work (DSW)


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First Advisor

Marcia Martin, Ph.D.

Second Advisor

Judith Jordan, Ph.D.


The following is a comprehensive literature review accompanied by a theoretical/conceptual article related to social work supervision and Relational-Cultural Theory (RTC). The project reviews the foundational principles of social work supervision, Relational-Cultural Theory, and cultural competence in social work. The project explores the application of RCT to social work supervision, inclusive of issues faced related to racial and cultural differences. Particular attention is paid to understanding the unique attributes and challenges faced in agency-based social work supervision.

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Social Work Commons