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Online Site Supervisor Training in Counselor Education: Using Your Learning Management System Beyond the Classroom to Provide Content for Site Supervisors
Vickie Ann McCoy and Cheryl Neale-McFall
As counselor educators and field placement coordinators are all too aware, the supervision provided in the field by site supervisors is an essential component of a quality counselor training program. This article describes problem situations in the provision of training to field-based site supervisors housed in multiple locations; a potential solution to this logistical problem; content guidelines for site supervisor training; sample learning management system module content for training; and a summary discussion and call to the profession.
Keywords: supervision, counselor education, online training