Self-Efficacy of Counselor Trainees in Pre-Practicum: A Phenomenological Study

  title={Self-Efficacy of Counselor Trainees in Pre-Practicum: A Phenomenological Study},
  author={Paulina Flasch and Zachary D. Bloom and Kelley R. Holladay},
  journal={Journal of Computers},
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore pre-practicum counselor trainees’ perceptions of self-efficacy related to beginning clinical work. Specifically, the researchers were interested in better understanding self-efficacy and competence related to core training areas, as well as experiences that help or hinder self-efficacy development. To explore these questions, the researchers conducted a focus group with six counseling graduate students. Using content analysis procedures… 
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