Cultural Humility & Supervision


Friday, May 14, 2021, 9:00 AM—4:00 PM                                                              
Cultural Humility & Supervision- Jenise Katalina, MSW, LCSW

  • In this workshop, supervisors will learn the cultural humility framework, and how to apply this framework to understanding how to best support supervisees from diverse backgrounds. 

Jenise Katalina is the founder of Rise Leadership and Coaching, LLC, an equity and inclusion firm working with businesses to implement inclusive leadership strategies and supporting women of color in achieving career success.

Jenise's experience most recently includes the position of Vice President of Family Services at a community based non-profit in Springfield, Massachusetts. She joined the team in September of 2011 as a direct care staff and quickly excelled through multiple managerial positions. Jenise has lead the development of multiple family support programs and upheld quality standards of state and federally funded programs.

In her position as Vice President, she has implemented change within the recruitment, hiring and retention of diverse staff. She has mentored female employees and supported their career advancement through her application of skills in Inclusive Leadership and Reflective Supervision. 

Jenise's prior experience includes serving for six years as a supervisor in a Springfield-based residential program for latency-age children struggling with emotional and behavioral challenges related to trauma. Her prior experience also includes the supervision and coordination of after-school programs and gang aversion programs for teen youth within Springfield. 

Jenise received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Westfield State University and her Master of Social Work degree from Springfield College. She is a license certified social worker in Massachusetts.

Jenise has studied under the founders of the Culturally Humility Framework and has offered technical assistance and training to multiple institutions striving to incorporate a Racial Equity lens into their institution, especially within recruitment,hiring and management.

Jenise currently brings her expertise to multiple collective impact teams and workgroups focused on racial equity within Springfield and throughout the state of Massachusetts.

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