- Be able to articulate, verbally and in writing, major theories and methodologies of professional counseling, including one's own personal theory of best practice, with the acknowledgement of ethical issues, for one’s own community of practice.
- Be able to define, verbally and in writing, the uses of groups as part of the profession of counseling.
- Be able to articulate the implications of social and cultural factors and dynamics when working in groups
- Understand the professionally mandated ethical codes in professional counseling and the ethical bases for counseling.
- Understand the relationships between mental health, legal and professional practice systems.
- Be able to articulate verbally and in writing the role of appraisal in professional counseling, including demonstrating the knowledge and skills to apply a variety of tests and measurements with individuals and groups.
- Understand the theory and practice of counselor supervision and its relevance to the field of professional counseling.
- Understand multi-cultural and diversity issues as they relate to supervision.
- Be able to explain various counseling orientations and the role of the supervisor in relationship to different modalities, values or systems of practice.
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