Professional Supervision and Internship:
Internationally, counselors go through supervision by a senior counselor or peer group.
In India, Professional supervision for counselors is in the initial stage of being established as a mandatory process. Professional Supervisory services are offered to counselors.
The objectives of the supervision are to:
- support and guide counselors’ practice
- Ensure their practice is ethical
- Develop and enhance quality in counselling service
- Enable counselors to grow in their profession
- Nurturing accountability in counselling service
Who can benefit?
Counselors at all levels need to be supervised. Supervision process builds and maintains professionalism in counselling service given by counselors.
Internships services offered for students of psychology and allied fields of mental health. Internships are typically undertaken by students and graduates looking to gain relevant skills and experience in a particular field for example counselling profession. Internships provide current college students the ability to participate in a field of their choice to receive hands on learning about a particular future career, preparing them for full-time work following graduation.