Post-degree supervision: Existing and preferred practices

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L. DiAnne Borders, Burlington Industries Excellence Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: A survey of National Certified Counselors (NCCs) was conducted to (a) document existing supervision practices and (b) determine the type of supervision these counselors preferred at this point in their careers. Descriptive statistics and chi-square analyses were conducted for the total sample (N=357) and subgroups classified by work setting, counseling experience, degree level, and hours of post-degree supervision. Results indicated that existing practices varied, with school-based respondents receiving the least supervision. A majority of respondents said that they currently were being supervised by noncounseling professionals. Almost every respondent wanted some supervision, and most preferred a supervisor who had additional training in supervision.

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Journal of Counseling & Development, 70, 594-599
Language: English
Date: 1992
counselor supervision, professional development, counseling, mental health professionals

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