Funds are allocated as part of the McGill Project’s support activities to supervisors with the purpose of creating an incentives guide intended to recruit internship supervisors.
- Physical and Occupational Therapy
- Dietetics and Human Nutrition
- Social Work
- Communication Sciences and Disorders
McGill School of Physical and Occupational Therapy
In 2011-2012, 300 graduate students from the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy were in placement, with 220 supervisors. The Supervisory Incentive fund was used to purchase iPads and gift cards that were drawn during their Spring clinical event to show recognition or supervisors' work.
Amount received: $2,840
McGill School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
During 2011-2012, the school of Dietetics and Human Nutrition had 319 students in placements and 250 supervisors. In order to recognize these supervisors, the School used the supervisory incentive fund to purchase and hand out McGill key chains and create and deliver certificates and letters of appreciation to help strenghen the relationship between the School and the placement sites. They have also re-connected with two community partners to plan for future placements in their region and discuss about other stage opportunities.
Amount received: $1,450
McGill School of Nursing
In 2011-2012, there were 280 students (graduates and undergraduates) in placement and 140 supervisors in the School of Nursing. With the Supervisory Incentive fund, the School created an event to showcase health promotion projects and recognize the supervisors' contribution to the development of the students' community health nursing competencies and the impact of their collective contribution to community health.
Amount received: $1,500
McGill School of Social Work
In 2011-2012, 200 field supervisors overlooked 210 students that were doing their placements. In order to recognize those who supervized 2 students or more, the School of Social Work offered them a copy of English-French Guide to Human Services Terminology, Guide français-anglais de la terminologie des services à la personne. This incentive did not only show the appreciation for their work, it also contributed to the improvement of their language skills to help them provide better services to Montreal area English speaking clients.
Amount received: $7,381.34
McGill School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders used the Supervisory Incentive fund to recognize the 170 supervisors who helped the 54 students who were in placement in 2011-2012. During their annual Clinical Educator Event, supervisors were recognized by being entered in a draw for iPads and gift cards. A survey indicated that supervisors felt they were recognized and appreciated by McGill University and were inspired to offer to supervise Speech Language Pathologist students.
Amount received: $1,470
Applications for Supervisory Incentives are not currently being accepted at this time.