Heidelberg University Hosts Fall 2010 NWOCA Workshop

Daniel R. Cruikshanks, Ph.D.Northwest Ohio Counseling Association (NWOCA) and Heidelberg University present a Fall Workshop on September 24, 2010.

The Role of the Clinical Supervisor in Fostering the Development of Professional Identity in Young Counselors.

Presented by:

Daniel R. Cruikshanks, Ph.D., PCC-S, NCC.
AssociateProfessor and Clinical Director,
Graduate Studies in Counseling, Heidelberg University


Stephanie T. Burns, M.Ed., PC, NCC,
Adjunct Professor, Heidelberg University
Doctoral Candidate, Kent State University.

Stephanie T. Burns, M.Ed.The presenters will discuss the increasingly important issue of professional identity and the critical role that clinical supervisors can play in fostering the ongoing development of professional identity among the counselors and counselors-in-training they supervised. This discussion will be guided by results of a recent survey of Ohio professional counselors and will include a review of critical ethical and legal issues in counseling supervision.


  • Discuss current issues in professional identity in the counseling field.
  • Be familiar with the current state of practice among Ohio clinical supervisors and the implications for practice.
  • Discuss at least three ways that clinical supervisors can foster the development of professional identity among their counselors.

The workshop is offered in the Aramark Room at Heidelberg University. For directions visit: www.heidelberg.edu. The registration table opens at 8.30 a.m. The presentation will run from 9.30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Three counseling CEU?s will be offered to members registering at the professional LEVEL ONLY.

NWOCA Members $30 *At the door add $10
NWOCA Student Members $15 *At the door add $5
NWOCA Non-Members $50 *At the door add $10
NWOCA Student Non-Members $20 *At the door add $5

*Continuing Education Credits will be provided Licensed Professional Counselors sponsored by the Department of School Psychology, Legal Specialties and Counselor Education at the University of Toledo.

*Any supervisor of a current (within the past year) Practicum or Internship student at the University of Toledo, BGSU, or Heidelberg University is entitled to register at the appropriate student rate (member or non-member) according to the Supervisor?s NWOCA membership status. Please write SUPERVISOR on your registration. We regret that no refunds will be offered. Please make checks payable to NWOCA and send to:

Graham Lee
Department of School Psychology, Legal Specialties, and Counselor Education
Health a Human Services
Room 3100, Mail Stop 119
2801 West Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH 43606

For questions and special dietary considerations email graham.lee@rockets.utoledo.edu or call (419) 356-7545. This will be a very good workshop, please make an effort to attend!