Bridging the Divide: Counseling, Licensure, Supervision & Professional Associations

The Great Divide It seems to me that there is a difference of understanding and expectations between those pursuing licensure and those issuing licenses in Georgia; specifically related to issuing licenses to associate professional counselors and licensed professional counselors. It is clear that the licensing board’s role is to protect the public. Their actual function … Read more

Clinical Supervisor Preparedness

The Supervisor’s Field of Knowing There are important elements of clinical supervision that are sacrificed on the altar of focusing on cases.¬†You can’t reasonably know everything that matters about every case. As a supervisor you will only know… what you are told about a case, how it is told, and what you observe about your … Read more

Clinical Supervision Training

Supervisor Preparedness The counseling profession is navigating tremendous growth. We are growing in the state of Georgia but also throughout the United States as well as internationally. As more counselors complete graduate training and work toward licensure in their respective states, there is a need for quality clinical supervisors. Clinical supervisors are critically important to … Read more

How to Become a CPCS or an ACS (Clinical Supervisor Certifications)

Supervision Certification – A Requirement in Georgia In Georgia, Licensed Professional Counselors who provide supervision need to meet certain qualifications. At the time of this post (May 2017) the requirements are less stringent than they will be on and after October 1, 2018. The current (2017 through September 30, 2018) requirements are as follows: A … Read more