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Site Supervisors

Your willingness to mentor and train a counseling student at this key point in their educational career will help them meet their professional goals as well as benefit the future of the profession. Your knowledge, experience and commitment are truly an asset and will serve to cultivate perceptive and skilled future counselors. We appreciate your time and effort on behalf of the next generation of counseling professionals!

Site Supervisor Orientation, Training, and Resources

Site Supervisor Incentives

At Walden we provide a diverse community of career professionals the opportunity to transform themselves as scholar-practitioners so that they effect positive social change. Thank you for being an important part of our students’ learning process through the onsite supervision and mentoring you provide as a part of their field experiences, and for partnering with us in our mission of positive social change. Students often report that field experience has been the highlight of their educational journey and you make that possible.

We surveyed 4,000 onsite supervisors, preceptors, cooperating teachers and principal mentors of Walden students about how we could thank them for working with a Walden student. Based on the feedback we received we are offering the following to you:

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Foundations in Counseling Supervision

Foundations in Counseling Supervision is a free course in counseling supervision worth 1.5 Continuing Education credits. The Learning Objectives for the course are as follows:

  1. Understand the purpose of supervision for supervisees
  2. Gain knowledge of qualities for effective supervision
  3. Gain knowledge of supervision models
  4. Become familiar with the ethical, legal and clinical issues of supervision
  5. Learn how to address distinct issues related to supervision