Perceived Self-Efficacy of Licensed Counselors to Provide Substance Abuse Counseling

Nichelle Chandler
Richard S. Balken, Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi
Michelle Perepiczka, Walden University


This nationwide, quantitative study documented licensed counselors' perceived self-efficacy of adequately providing substance abuse services. Despite their lack of substance abuse training, counselors were highly confident in their ability to provide quality substance abuse services. Counselor training implications are discussed.