Beyond Microskills: Toward a Model of Counseling Competence

Topics
CE Credits
2
Exam Items
10
Description

This article addresses the call for counselor training reform by developing a model of counseling competence. Relevant key terms are also defined that have had unclear definitions in mental health professions.

Learning Objectives
  • Summarize the rationale for developing a model of counseling competence.

  • Define key terms integral to microskills and counseling competence.

  • Critically evaluate the model of counseling competence.

Instructor(s)

Charles R. Ridley, PhD, is a Professor in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A & M University, and Director of the Integrated Research, Education, and Training Core for the Center for the Study of Health Disparities.

Shannon Kelly, MS, served as a counselor at the Indiana University GLBT Student Support Services Office and as a therapist at the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago.

Debra Mollen, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas Woman's University.

Co-sponsor(s)

Division 17This Continuing Education program is in partnership with the Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology).

Price
$40.00 for Non-members
$30.00 for Members/Affiliates
Enrollment Limit
0