Online Exclusives

Document like a clinician: The ins and outs of documenting your training supervision

By Brian Carnahan and Margaret-Ann Adorjan January 17, 2017

Supervision is critical to the career development and advancement of many mental health professionals, including counselors, marriage and family therapists, and social workers. The boards responsible for licensure set standards regarding the number of hours, frequency and nature of the supervision necessary for licensure as an independent professional. Various professional organizations also set standards for…continue reading

Nonprofit News: Independent contractor or employee?

By “Doc Warren” Corson III January 10, 2017

As I review job postings for clinicians, I see a disturbing trend of nonprofits hiring independent contractors rather than full- or part-time employees. Although there can be some benefits for both the nonprofit and the contractor at times, many liabilities can come into play as well. This article is not meant to be an exhaustive…continue reading

Ask your doctor if nature is right for you

By Bethany Bray January 3, 2017

Happy-looking people take a walk in the woods as small-print disclosures scroll across the bottom of the TV screen and a soothing voiceover explains possible side effects. As the scene closes, one of the actors looks squarely into the camera and says, “Ask your doctor if nature is right for you.” The tongue-in-cheek NatureRx video…continue reading

CT Online’s most-read articles of 2016

December 27, 2016

What were professional counselors reading at CT Online in 2016? The year’s most popular new posts ran the gamut, from articles on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder to technology to issues surrounding multiculturalism and social justice. More than 150 articles, both online-exclusive pieces and articles that also appeared in Counseling Today’s print magazine, were posted at ct.counseling.org in…continue reading