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Mentoring Counselor Education Doctoral Students to Teach Basic Counseling Skills
Counselor Education Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • Erin E. Binkley, Oakland University
  • Joel A. Lane, Portland State University
  • Sarah Eikelberg, Oakland University
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  • Counseling -- Study and teaching,
  • Counseling
As doctoral students in the field of Counselor Education prepare to become faculty members, engaging in supervised teaching experiences are both helpful and necessary to their development. In this presentation, two doctoral students and one faculty member will discuss their experience with mentoring as a tool for developing skill in teaching. In this mentoring relationship, the two doctoral students co-taught the Basic Counseling Skills course with the faculty member, and were mentored in areas of teaching, supervision, governance, and student evaluation. Experience of the mentoring process and development of teaching skills will be discussed by both the faculty member and the students, along with advantages and drawbacks of the experience, and suggestions for how to utilize the Basic Counseling Skills course to mentor future counselor educators-in-training.

Presented at the 2012 Bi-Annual North Central Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Kansas City, MO.

*At the time of the conference Joel Lane was affiliated with Oakland University

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Erin E. Binkley, Joel A. Lane and Sarah Eikelberg. "Mentoring Counselor Education Doctoral Students to Teach Basic Counseling Skills" (2012)
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