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.

The Voices of Students

Richard C. Henriksen Jr., Jennifer Bornsheuer-Boswell, and Monica A. Polonyi


Research focused on students’ perceptions of their training to incorporate religious and spiritual issues in counseling has provided much information but has not included the training recommendations that come from students. This article discusses the practical applications of teaching counselors-in-training about religious and spiritual issues and presents the value of including religious and spiritual training, a literature review, and specific training recommendations.

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