This paper on Online Synchronous Group Counselor Training was presented at the first annual Counselor Education Distance Learning Conference on February 19, 2021. In the Counseling field, skills-based courses like Group Counseling are often taught in residential settings regardless of whether the training program is online or brick and mortar. Describing a model for teaching Group Counseling in an online virtual synchronous format, this article shares strategies, challenges, and opportunities for group instructors in counselor training programs during the Covid 19 pandemic and beyond.
Keywords: Group Counseling, Synchronous, Distance Learning
Wathen, Cristen C.; Speciale, Megan; Chen, Szu-Yu; and Sheperis, Donna
"Effective Online Synchronous Group Counselor Training: Challenges, Strengths, and Solutions,"
Journal of Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision: Vol. 1:
1, Article 10.
Available at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/tces/vol1/iss1/10