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The faculty and students of Counseling Programs at the University of West Alabama wish to thank you for your generous contribution of valuable time in serving as an on-site supervisor to one of our students. As they embark on this journey towards becoming professional counselors, this step represents perhaps one of the most important parts of their training. Your efforts will help promote excellence in the field of Counseling, and the supervisory role you play will greatly elevate the quality of education and professional development of the students at your site.

The University of West Alabama follows the standards set by the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP standards state that all on-site supervisors must receive orientation, assistance, and consultation regarding clinical supervision of interns and our program. In order to meet this requirement, we have prepared this information for you as you make ready for your role as supervisor. The information includes an overall orientation to the expectations we place on our interns, our On-Site Supervisors and other information relevant for both school and community agency supervisors. We hope you will find it helpful and informative.

In order to properly document that our On-Site Supervisors have received this preparation, we ask that you view the information and note on your Site Supervisor Registry and Agreement form in Tevera the date you completed your review.

  1. Review the UWA Site Supervisor Presentation
  2. Review the UWA Site Supervisor Handbook
  3. Review the Orientation for your section:
    • School Counselor Supervision Orientation
    • Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervision Orientation
    • **Note that a faculty supervisor from the university will be in touch with you periodically throughout the placement and is here to provide whatever assistance you may need. If you have any questions or require additional information, please let us know.

The contact for clinical placements for our Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program is Dr. Kelly Owenby – kowenby@uwa.edu

The contact for clinical placements for our School Counseling program is Dr. Poppy Moon – pmoon@uwa.edu

UWA Site Supervisor Presentation

Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor Orientation

UWA Site Supervisor Handbook

School Counselor Supervisor Orientation