Doctorate of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision - Program Evaluation


The Counselor Education and Supervision program at Lindsey Wilson College uses a variety of assessments to inform program change and to support student learning and success. The CES Assessment Plan details the measures, processes and utilizations of assessment in the CES program.

Areas of assessment include:

  • Evaluation of the Program
  • Assessment of Students
  • Evaluation of Faculty and Supervisors

These assessment processes are built around the 2016 CACREP Standards.

Program Objectives

The objectives of the Counselor Education and Supervision program include training students who will:

  • integrate ethically and culturally relevant diagnostic and assessment practices in clinical settings
  • engage in scholarship to generate knowledge and effect evidence-based change
  • demonstrate leadership, advocacy, administrative, and supervisory competencies relevant to the counseling profession
  • incorporate pedagogy, technology, and research as essential tools in counselor education

Conceptual Framework

The CES assessment process is grounded in best practices as outlined in the Assessment Conceptual Framework below.

Continuous - Assessment occurs in an ongoing fashion throughout the program.

Systematic - Assessment occurs in an intentional, pre-planned fashion.

Multifaceted - Assessment of each element of the CES program uses multiple measures.

Transparent - Assessment outcomes and processes are accessible by faculty, staff, students and the community.

Assessment Data

The CES faculty publish an annual report summarizing the assessment of the program. This summary includes assessment data collected as well as changes made as a result of the assessment process.