Distance Supervision: An Introduction

TCSP1102 - Distance Supervision: An Introduction

Micro-Course | 1 NBCC hour | Estimated 1-Hour Workload

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  • feature icon 1 NBCC hour
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
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  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days


Whether you are early in your counseling career or you have been providing counseling services for some time, the Distance Supervision: An Introduction micro-course can help you move your counseling career forward by providing the knowledge needed when entering a distance counseling supervisory relationship from the perspectives of both the supervisee and the supervisor.

This micro-course provides a broad introduction to the skills and responsibilities associated with receiving and providing counseling supervision from a distance and how to to gain the most from an effective distance counseling supervisory relationship through real-world scenarios and interactive content.

Note: This micro-course is designed to provide an introduction to the concepts of delivering counseling supervision at a distance. Please check with your local state board of examiners, secretary of state office, or other agency that governs the licensing and delivery of counseling supervision services in your state to determine the certification and licensing requirements you may need to fulfill to offer such services to the public.

Related Learning: This micro-course is also part of the TCSP1100 – Intro to Telehealth Counseling, Supervision, and Private Practice Learning Path. Learn more.



Walden University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4546. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Walden University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Successful completion of this micro-course provides 1 NBCC clock hour; partial credit will not be offered.

ACEP contact information:

100 Washington Ave. S Suite 1210, Minneapolis MN, 55401
Email: acep.4546@mail.waldenu.edu
Website: www.waldenu.edu

What You Will Learn

Upon successful completion of this learning path, you will be able to:

  • Define distance supervision and standards of practice for distance supervision.
  • Define the role of the supervision in informed consent.
  • Identify ethical codes and competence standards for distance supervision of counseling services.
  • Examine the supervisory assessment process.
  • Examine the supervisee and supervisor roles and responsibilities in distance supervision.
  • Examine the process of establishing supervisory relationships.


  • Must be 18 or older

Refund Policy

You will have 24 hours, or until you receive your completion credential, to request a full refund after purchase, whichever comes first. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

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Foundational Knowledge

Foundational Knowledge

Gain essential practical knowledge to help meet your telehealth counseling, supervision, and private practice career goals.

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Easily fit learning into your busy life through short, tightly focused micro-courses.


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NBCC Certificate

NBCC Certificate for Clock Hours

  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon 1 NBCC hour
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • Counseling professionals
  • Mental health professionals
  • Human services professionals
  • Psychology professionals
  • Social work professionals