Counselor Education and Supervision: Definition & Degrees

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What is Counselor Education and Supervision?

At The Chicago School, we define Counselor Education and Supervision as a field concerned with the training and preparation of the next generation of counseling faculty, directors or supervisors.

History of Counselor Education and Supervision at The Chicago School

At The Chicago School, we recognize the need for highly-trained professionals not only to teach, but also to serve as leaders in the counseling field.

Doctoral-level counselors are frequently appointed to faculty positions in universities or professional schools, shaping teaching methodology and identifying best practices for the next generation of mental health professionals while developing research and scholarship in the field. Others may use their advanced clinical and leadership skills as directors and supervisors in a variety of mental health facilities including community agencies, hospitals, and private practices. Some Doctoral-level counselors provide consultation services and program evaluations for mental health and treatment facilities.

Degrees in Counselor Education and Supervision offered at The Chicago School

Our post-graduate Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision is available at several Chicago School campuses.

Counselor Education and Supervision Programs

Careers in Counselor Education and Supervision

Graduates of The Chicago School’s doctoral programs in Counselor Education and Supervision are prepared to serve as leaders and educators in the field of counseling.

Public and Private Sector Employers:

  • Education
  • Private Practice
  • Agencies
  • Research

Counselor Education & Supervision Job Titles:

  • Master Therapist
  • Department Administrator
  • Faculty
  • Supervisor