Title

An exploration of counselor supervision requirements across the United States

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2014

Originally Published In

ACA Vistas Online

Abstract

Inconsistencies in requirements to serve as a clinical supervisor for licensed professionals or counselors in training exist across the United States. This creates questions for students seeking supervision for licensure and can be a source of frustration for those looking to serve as a supervisor. The authors examined supervisor requirements in states utilizing the title Licensed Professional Counselor to explore the inconsistencies. Incongruities in requirements, clinical and practical implications, and challenges towards a unified counselor identity are discussed.