Education | Advanced Practicum in Counseling Supervision
G763 | 5958 | Dr. Susan Whiston

Course Description

Closely directed experience in supervising master's level students in
counseling practice in a laboratory, a school, or an agency.
Participation in seminar discussion of the theory and practice of

To development a knowledge base related to supervision theory,
research, and practice.
To begin to develop an identity as an ethical counseling supervisor
To understand the supervision needs of counselors at various
developmental levels.
To develop skills related to supervising other counselors and
To discuss the influences of culture in counseling supervision.
To develop the observational and conceptualization skills to identify
supervisees' strengths and limitations.
To demonstrate skills in communicating evaluative feedback to

Bernard, J. M., & Goodyear, R. K. (1998). Fundamentals of clinical
supervision (2nd ed.).Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Other Required Readings.

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. (1995). Ethical
guidelines for counseling supervisors. Counselor Education and
Supervision, 34, 270-276.also in textbook
Ellis, M. V. (1991). Critical incidents in clinical supervision.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, 38, 342-349.

Falvey, J. E. (2002). Managing clinical supervision: Ethical practice
and legal risk management.  Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Wadsworth.
Chapter 2: Professional and Legal Mandates for Accountability (pp.
Chapter 6: Clinical Oversight: Consent and Relationship (pp. 69-84).
Chapter 8: Evaluation and Documentation in Supervision (pp. 105-121).
Goodyear, R. K., & Guzzardo, C. R. (2000). Psychotherapy supervision
and training. In S. D. Brown & R. W. Lent (Eds.) Psychotherapy
supervision and training (pp. 83-108). New York: John Wiley.

Gray, L. A., Ladany, N. Walker, J. A., & Ancis,J. R. (2001).
Psychotherapy trainees' experience of counterproductive events in
supervision. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 48, 371-383. (EBSCO)

Holloway, E. L. (1997).  Structures for the analysis and teaching of
supervision.  In C. E. Watkins (Ed.), Handbook of psychotherapy
supervision (pp. 249-276). New York: John Wiley.

Ladany, N. Lehrman-Waterman, D., Molinaro, M., & Wolgast, B. (1999).
Psychotherapy supervisor ethical practices: Adherence to guidelines,
the supervisory working alliance, and supervisee satisfaction. The
Counseling Psychologist, 27, 443-474.

Loganbill, C., Hardy, E., & Delworth, U. (1983). Supervision: A
conceptual model. The Counseling Psychologist, 10, 3-42.

Norcross, J. C., & Halgin, R. P. (1997). Integrative approaches to
psychotherapy supervision. In C. E. Watkins (Ed.), Handbook of
psychotherapy supervision. New York: John Wiley.

Supervision Interest Network, Association for Counselor Education and
Supervision (1990). Standards for preparation and practice of
counseling supervisors. Journal of Counseling & Development, 69,
30-32.  also in textbook

Requirements and grading:

Participation: Students are expected to have read the assigned
materials and come to the seminar prepared to discuss them.  A
participation grade will be assigned based on class attendance,
knowledge of readings, and involvement in class discussions.  (50% of

Supervision Paradigm: Students will need to write a paper that
discusses their supervision paradigm.  Please discuss the influences
of theoretical models of supervision, pertinent research, and readings
that have influenced your approach to supervision (50% of grade)


September 5	
What is supervision?
Who is a good supervisor?
Theoretical models	
B & G Chapters 1,2,3,4
Norcross & Halgin

October 3	
Theoretical models	
Loganbill, Hardy, & Delworth
Holloway (1997)
B& G Chapter 11

Supervision Interventions	
B & G Chapters 5,6,7
Ellis (1991)
Gray et al. (2001)
Goodyear & Guzzardo (2000)

October 31	
Evaluation & oversight	
B&G Chapters 8, 10
Falvey 6 & 8

November 14	
B&G Chapter 9
Appendix A, B (Skip British)
Falvey Chapter 2
Ladany et al. (1999)

December 5	
Multicultural or cross-cultural supervision	

December 19	
B&G Chapter 12