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Barriers to Evidence-Based Counseling Practices A Counselor Educator Training Model
Margaret M. Generali, Louisa L. Foss-Kelly, and Kelly McNamara
This paper highlights existing barriers to the training and implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) within the counseling profession. In response to the current need for counselor accountability and adherence to best practices, counselor educators are called to support this agenda. An evidence-based counseling practice (EBCP) training model is presented here to guide this critical process.