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NASW's Supervisory Leaders in Aging: An acceptable and feasible model for training and supporting social work supervisors
Social services are instrumental in addressing challenges associated with aging. Yet, practitioners report needing expanded gerontological knowledge and better supervision. The Supervisory Leaders in Aging (SLA) program of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) was designed to improve gerontological services by strengthening supervision of the social service workforce. Implications of this model for enhancing supervisory practice are discussed.