A profile of the personhood and career of Janine M. Bernard: virtues of a supervision leader

Melissa Luke, Kristopher M. Goodrich

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Dr. Janine M. Bernard is a notable Counselor Educator, whose career has spanned more than four decades. Through her Discrimination Model and subsequent scholarship in supervision, Bernard has profoundly influenced the interdisciplinary training, practice, and ongoing professional development of supervisors across counseling and its sister mental health fields. In this profile, the authors illuminate the multidimensional themes exemplifying Dr. Bernard’s personhood and career. Specifically, we highlight the virtues of candor, benevolence, pragmatism, industriousness, humor, and generativity that have influenced her life and career, describing how she embodies and enacts each.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalClinical Supervisor
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019



  • career leadership
  • counseling
  • Supervision
  • virtue

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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