VISTAS Counselor Education and Supervision

VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.

Integrating Transgender Ally Development in Counselor Education Programming: Suggestions for Educators and Allies

Kristine M. Ramsay, Courtney R. East, and Amanda M. Evans


Persons who are transgender are underrepresented in counselor education
curriculum and programming. As a community that reports higher rates of
discrimination, harassment, stereotyping, and systematic oppression, it is
imperative that counselors are able to provide competent and ethical services to
this neglected population. This manuscript reviews the current literature
regarding persons who are transgender and addresses ally development in
counselor education. Recommendations for counselor educators and allies are

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