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ERIC Number: EJ773151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0011-0035
Learning to Be a Counselor: A Prepracticum Point of View
Woodside, Marianne; Oberman, Aaron H.; Cole, Kylie G.; Carruth, Ellen K.
Counselor Education and Supervision, v47 n1 p14-28 Sep 2007
Research team conducted 8 phenomenological interviews with prepracticum counseling students at a southeastern research university regarding the students' experiences of learning to be a counselor. Seven themes emerged from analyzing transcripts of the audiotaped individual interviews: the journey, decision making, self-doubt, counseling is, learning, boundaries, and differences. Results indicate that students view their experiences as a journey permeated with self-doubt.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A