Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type

Empirical Research Article


scientist-practitioner model, counselor education, scientist-practitioner inventory

Subject Area

Counselor Education


This study examined the construct validity of the Scientist-Practitioner Inventory (SPI) modified for counseling profession to determine if S-P orientation could be assessed through mSPI. The mSPI was administered to masters’ students, practicing counselors, doctoral students, and faculty members in counselor education programs. The results showed that the mSPI has adequate construct and significant differences among groups. Implications for integrating S-P model in counselor education curriculum design, training, advising, and classroom teaching are discussed.



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