Active Listening and Counselor Self-Efficacy

  title={Active Listening and Counselor Self-Efficacy},
  author={Dana Heller Levitt},
  journal={The Clinical Supervisor},
  pages={101 - 115}
  • D. Levitt
  • Published 31 July 2002
  • Psychology, Education
  • The Clinical Supervisor
Abstract By emphasizing active listening over the other microskills, it is hypothesized that beginning counselors will feel more efficacious and better able to hear clients, thus performing better in skill areas. In this pilot study with five Master's-level counselor trainees in their first counseling practicum, an emphasis on active listening in instruction and individual supervision resulted in increases in active listening and self-efficacy ratings, as well as performance in three skill… 

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