School of Psychology & Counseling

Ph.D. In Counselor Education & Supervision - Employer Program Evaluation

Five alumni responded to this survey. The level of employer satisfaction with the overall competence of CES graduates was 97 percent. In every category, employers expressed high levels of satisfaction with Regent graduates — particularly in the areas of overall work quality, leadership, and the integration of ethics and personal character into their work.

Employer Survey Data- Spring 2007

Area of Competency Average Satisfaction
Overall Competence 97%
Assessment competency 91%
Makes appropriate referrals 100%
Appropriate knowledge base 100%
Leadership skills 91%
Written communication skills 91%
Verbal communication skills 91%
Interpersonal skills 97%
Ability to work w/diverse population 97%
Integration of character/ethics 100%
Overall work quality 100%

Ph.D. Internship Supervisor's Evaluation of Students  Spring 2007
Areas of strength Percentage of Students
Appropriately uses support and empathy skills 100%
Displays good non-verbal attending skills 91%
Able to identify present and root problems of client(s) 100%
Uses silence effectively 91%
Self-discloses appropriately 100%
Confronts client(s) effectively when necessary 91%
Manages initiation and termination of client sessions 100%
Begins and ends each session appropriately 100%
Establishes and maintains appropriate boundaries with client(s) 91%
Facilitates establishment of realistic client goals 100%
Conceptualizes problems theoretically 91%
Manages emergent events professionally 100%
Acts as social advocate for client(s) 100%
Manages transference and coutertransference issues 100%
Knowledgeable of referral procedures and requirements 100%
Possesses current knowledge of issues, trends and techniques in the field of counseling 100%
Acts ethically in all aspects and requirements of counseling responsibilities 100%
Demonstrates sensitivity to diversity issues 100%
Is knowledgeable and competent in computer technology associated with counseling 100%
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