The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

Kent Rhein, MSW, Ed.S., LICSW

Instructor of Social Work

rhei8129@stthomas.edu
Phone: 651-962-5800
Fax: 651-962-5819

2115 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105

Office Location: SCB 201

Courses taught in Fall 2014 at UST
GRSW 650-05
40804
Clinical Supv & Program Mgmt 1640-1905 T MCH 229

3 Credit Hours

This course identifies and examines central concepts, theories and models of clinical supervision and program management. Strategies and techniques for establishing, improving, and maintaining the supervisory relationships as a mechanism for maximizing service to clients are considered. Special attention is given to organization dynamics and structure, to delineating the management function, and to issues of power and authority. Emphasis is on the dynamics of supervision, ethical and value principles, professional boundaries and supervision as a leadership function.

Course(s) Taught
GRSW 650 – Clinical Supervision and Program Management

Practice Interests
Children and Youth
Sexual Abuse/Sexual Offenders
Disabilities
Leadership/Program Development

Academic Background
Ed.S. – University of St. Mary’s
MSW – University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University
BS – Southwest Minnesota State University
BA – University of St. Thomas

Professional Experience
Elementary/Special Education Teacher
Clinical Supervisor/Therapist, Day Treatment Programs
Outpatient/Community Mental Health Therapist
Clinical Supervisor, County Children’s Mental Health Case Management
Consultant, County Children’s Welfare Department
Clinical Supervisor for Licensure
Clinical Supervisor for Field Students
Director of Programs