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.
Residencies in an Online Doctoral Program
Kristin A. Vincenzes, Meredith Drew, and Leandrea Romero
Online learning has become increasingly popular. With online learning, academic programs are combining residency experiences to support the development of key competency skills needed for learning. Doctoral programs in counselor education require an opportunity for professors to directly monitor and evaluate students’ development of essential skills required for proficiency. This article shares three online doctoral students’ reflections and experiences attending their residencies.