In this conference summary brief, the author discusses the importance of creating meaningful connections between counselor educators and students in online teaching platforms. The author connects this discussion to ethical standards throughout the conference brief. Finally, the author provides strategies for counselor educators to implement and suggestions to consider using to monitor their effectiveness, model self-care practices, and model boundaries for students.


This article is based on a presentation at the Counselor Education Distance Learning Conference hosted by Palo Alto University in February 2022.