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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.

An Integrative Spiritual Development Model of Supervision for Counselors-in-Training

Karen R. Weiss Ogden and Shari M. Sias


There has been minimal research regarding the spiritual development of counselors-in-training and the implications of that training on clinical care and supervision (Richards & Bergin, 2000; Shafranski, 2000). This article presents an integrative model of supervision for counselors-in-training that is designed to enhance counselor competencies by incorporating spiritual development. This model was originally developed to address the needs of substance abuse counselors-in-training (Weiss Odgen & Sias, in review) and has been expanded to address the need of counselors-in-training regardless of clinical focus.

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