COVID-19 accelerated the adoption of distance learning in 2020 throughout the world. Online education is now central to counselor education and the trend will likely continue post COVID-19 as well. The history of distance education technology in counselor education is first explored and then the advantages and challenges of this learning model are discussed along with the ethical, legal and regulatory implications. Finally, the future of counselor education is explored along with emerging technologies that may again disrupt our teaching and learning models.
Coker, Kelly; Snow, William; and Hinkle, Scott
"The Past, Present and Future of Online Counselor Education,"
Journal of Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision: Vol. 1
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/tces/vol1/iss1/6