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Timing and Requirements: PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision (Students Starting May 2024 and After)

PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision (CES) Residency & Intensive Timing

 

PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision (CES) students that started the program May 2024 and after.

 

Residency

Required or Optional

Timing

Residency

(RESI 8801c)

Required

Complete your CES residency as soon as you begin your program; no later than within 90 days of completing your Foundations course (within the first two terms of your program).

  • Format: Orientation, seminars, and colloquia
  • Focus: Socialization into Walden, introductory skills, team building, professional identity, and scholarly writing.

Intensive I: Applications in

Teaching and Supervision

(CPLB 811L)

Required online and

integrated synchronous

experience

 

Complete Intensive 1 after you have completed Residency 1 (CPLB 8800c), COUN 8000, COUN 8050, COUN 8115, RSCH 8110S, COUN 8120, COUN 8501, RSCH 8210S, COUN 8897, COUN 8125, COUN 8502, RSCH 8260S, RSCH 8310S, COUN 8503, and COUN 8135 in order to advance in the program.

  • The intensive includes online course content integrated with a residential requirement.
    • 3 weeks online
    • 4 days face-to-face or virtual synchronous sessions
    • 2 weeks online
  • In this course, students provide teaching and supervision to master’s level counselors-in-training under the supervision of program faculty. This course is a 6-week course with 4 days face-to-face either on-ground or virtually. Students are assigned specific content to teach as well as provide supervision to master’s students demonstrating the core counseling skills.

Intensive II: Advanced

Applications in Teaching,

Supervision, and

Research (CPLB 812L)

Required online and

integrated synchronous

experience

Complete Intensive 2 after you have completed Intensive 1 (CPLB 811L), COUN 8000, COUN 8050, COUN 8115, CPLB 8800C, RSCH 8110S, COUN 8120, COUN 8501, RSCH 8210S, COUN 8897, COUN 8125, COUN 8502, RSCH 8260S, RSCH 8310S, COUN 8503, COUN 8135, COUN 8898, COUN 8504, and RSCH 8360S in order to advance in the program.

  • The intensive includes online course content integrated with a residential requirement.
    • 3 weeks online
    • 4 days face-to-face or virtual synchronous sessions
    • 2 weeks online
  • Students strengthen their professional identity while gaining the teaching and supervision experiences that are required by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). A complement to both the Clinical Supervision and Teaching in Counselor Education courses, students in this course enhance and demonstrate advanced teaching skills and clinical supervision both online and in face-to-face environments. Students will design and present a research proposal to inform and develop their research skills. Finally, this course provides a comprehensive assessment of counseling, teaching, supervision, research, and professional leadership and advocacy knowledge and skills.

Residency and Intensive Registration Timing

Submit a request to register for the residency or intensive.

SUBMIT THIS REGISTRATION REQUEST FORM ONLY ONCE!

IMPORTANT:

  • Seating is limited in each term and eligible students are registered in order based on the date requested.
  • Registration is NOT guaranteed if:
    • Seating fills to capacity prior to the registration deadline below.
    • You submit a request to register after the registration deadline below.

Submit Your Request to Register NO LATER Than

Expect to be Registered for Residency or Intensive (as long as seating is available)

Expect to Receive Your Event Information Email

February 4 Between January 7 and February 5 Approximately 5-7 days after your skills lab course appears in your myWalden portal.
April 23

Between April 1 and April 24

Approximately 5-7 days after your skills lab course appears in your myWalden portal.

August 9

 

Between July 8 and August 10 Approximately 5-7 days after your skills lab course appears in your myWalden portal.

November 11

Between October 14 and November 13 Approximately 5-7 days after your skills lab course appears in your myWalden portal.

Residency Goals

Walden residencies are designed to prepare you for your doctoral journey and contribute to your academic and professional success by focusing on research, scholarship, and counselor education skills such as teaching and supervision.

Key goals of the Walden doctoral residency experience include:

  • Reflecting on academic direction and what it means to be a doctoral student and a scholar-practitioner.
  • Effectively engaging students within their academic and professional disciplines.
  • Receiving a variety of technical, Student Success Advising, and faculty advising support services using a complementary combination of face-to-face and virtual best practices.
  • Using skills required for professional competence.
  • Building self-efficacy to conceptualize, design, and carry out scholarly research to solve problems related to professional practice that contributes to positive social change.
  • Rendering research and project study findings meaningful to multiple audiences.
  • Building relationships and networks (i.e. faculty, staff, and students) that foster academic and professional success.
  • Engaging faculty and students in peer review and scholarly discourse that reflects critical thinking.
  • Students and faculty to model appropriate professional behavior used in scholarly discourse.
  • Ensuring that students understand the differences in program models and their requirements to determine the most appropriate academic fit.

Residency Learning Outcomes

The following are key learning outcomes you will be expected to achieve as part of your residency experience:

  1. Use critical-thinking skills expected of doctoral students.
  2. Engage faculty and peers in discourse that contributes to the collective advancement of scholarship in their discipline.
  3. Use university support services to contribute to the successful completion of the dissertation and doctoral degree.
  4. Analyze research ideas through engagement with faculty members and student colleagues to formulate appropriate research questions to be pursued in the doctoral dissertation.
  5. Conceptualize, design, and execute dissertation research studies that reflect doctoral-level thinking and have the potential to contribute to positive social change.
  6. Articulate and demonstrate competency in professional practice skills required by student’s discipline.
  7. Identify strategies for continued professional development as scholar-practitioners.
  8. Develop collaborative relationships with program faculty in research and supervision.

Intensive Learning Outcomes

The following are key learning outcomes you will be expected to achieve as part of your intensive experiences at each level:

CES Intensive 1

  1.  Apply teaching skills and clinical supervision techniques.  
  2. Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and supervision techniques.  
  3. Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration with program faculty and master's level counselors in-training.  
  4. Apply ethical principles, professional standards, and best practices involved in counseling and supervision.

CES Intensive 2

  1.  Evaluate professional identity as a counselor educator and supervisor 
  2. Apply advanced teaching skills and clinical supervision techniques.  
  3. Design and present a research proposal.  
  4. Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and supervision techniques.  
  5. Apply ethical principles, professional standards, and best practices in counseling, supervision, and research 
  6. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the five domains of counseling, teaching, supervision, research, and professional leadership and advocacy through a comprehensive assessment.