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.
Developing a Counselor Education Training Clinic: The First Year
Jo Hittner and Mary Fawcett
University-based training clinics in counselor education are important establishments for their respective programs and practicum/internship level students. These clinics generally function as a training laboratory for students to gain experience working in the field of counseling. Students receive supervision from experienced counselors and professors, and in turn gain the necessary experience to fulfill practicum and internship hours needed to graduate.