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ERIC Number: EJ931497
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug
Pages: 40
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 122
ISSN: ISSN-0011-0000
Beyond Microskills: Toward a Model of Counseling Competence
Ridley, Charles R.; Mollen, Debra; Kelly, Shannon M.
Counseling Psychologist, v39 n6 p825-864 Aug 2011
Heeding the call to the profession, the authors present both a definition and model of counseling competence. Undergirding the model are 15 foundational principles. The authors conceptualize counseling competence as more complex and nuanced than do traditional microskills models and include cognitive, affective, and behavioral components. The model consists of 4 superordinate competencies--determining therapeutic outcomes, facilitating therapeutic outcomes, evaluating therapeutic outcomes, and sustaining therapeutic outcomes--and 12 subordinate competencies: self-appraisal/self-evaluating, structuring the therapy, building a therapeutic alliance, applying a conceptual map of therapeutic change, using therapeutic techniques, self-correcting, surmounting obstacles, leveraging opportunities, managing special situations, working with other systems of care, consulting other sources, and terminating therapy. Integral to the model is the integrated deep structure, which consists of 5 metacognitions: purposefulness, motivation, selection, sequencing, and timing. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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