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Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Counseling (CNSL)
Advanced Supervision in Counseling
Adv Supervision in Counseling
Fall 2017
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Discussion Group
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Letter Grade
students in the PhD in counseling program


Dr. Megivern
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Theory and practice of clinical supervision and consultation for preparation to enter supervisory positions in the field of counselor education. Current thinking regarding supervisory theory/models, practice, research, and ethics. Permission of the instructor required prior to enrollment.
The course is a requirement of a CACREP approved doctoral program in counseling. The course consists of assigned readings, discussion of supervision/consultation literature and analysis of DVD recordings of supervisory sessions. Through the use of the readings, class discussion and DVD review the student will formulate and express how s/he views the process of supervision/consultation, including identification and examination of the supervisory relationship and the use of theory, techniques and research to influence outcome.
In addition, each student will complete written and experiential assignments (described below).

II. Course Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following (in accord with CACREP standards):
1. Understands the purpose of clinical supervision.
2. Identifies the role and relationship of the supervisor in the counseling profession.
3. Differentiates between supervision and consultation skills and techniques.
4. Understands the theoretical framework and models of clinical supervision.
5. Understands legal, ethical and multicultural issues associated with clinical supervision.
6. Demonstrates the application of theory and skills of clinical supervision.
7. Develops and demonstrates a personal style of supervision.

Although exceeding CACREP standards, students should additionally be able to show proficiency in the following:
1. Understands the techniques attributed to the theories of supervision and consultation.
2. Compares and Contrasts theoretical frameworks of supervision based on research outcomes.
3. Identifies major research studies on supervision and consultation.
4. Application of a selected consultation model to an area of expertise.
5. Conceptualizes the process by which change takes place in the supervisory process.
6. Analyzes real life supervisory situation by application of the ACA Ethical Standards.
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