Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

Document Type



School Counseling, Clinical Supervision, Site Supervision, Supervision Training

Subject Area

Clinical Supervision, Counseling, Counselor Education, School Counseling


The importance of supervision is supported in the research literature. Site supervision in school counseling does not require formal training. The absence of formal training has potential implications for the novice school counselor, the P-12 students they serve, and future school counseling supervisees. The authors compare current training models and explore best practices to improve site supervision for school counseling interns. accreditation, ethics, and current needs in school counseling for the school counselor intern and the site supervisor. Finally, the authors review supervision training and models, accreditation, ethics, and current needs for the school counselor intern and the site supervisor, including a recommendation for a school supervisory endorsement.



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