Resources

ASERVIC Competencies Series: Competency Eight

This week, consistency is king. Because you're following Competency Seven, as a helping professional, you're having conversations with your client about their understanding of their spirituality, religion, and values. As with the counseling art as a whole, when speaking with your client, you are to use the language that the client uses.

ASERVIC Competencies Series: Competency Seven

The professional counselor responds to client communications about spirituality and/or religion with acceptance and sensitivity. For more information on the ASERVIC Spiritual Competencies, visit the ASERVIC Website. Visit these websites for more information on the American Counseling Association or the Virginia Counselor's Association. Competency Seven This week's ASERVIC competency, Competency Seven, focuses on the client-counselor … Continue reading ASERVIC Competencies Series: Competency Seven

ASERVIC Competencies Series: Competency Four

The professional counselor continuously evaluates the influence of his or her own spiritual and/or religious beliefs and values on the client and the counseling process. For more information on the ASERVIC Spiritual Competencies, visit the ASERVIC Website. Visit these websites for more information on the American Counseling Association or the Virginia Counselor's Association. Competency Four … Continue reading ASERVIC Competencies Series: Competency Four

ASERVIC Competencies Series: Competency Two

"The professional counselor recognizes that the client’s beliefs (or absence of beliefs) about spirituality and/or religion are central to his or her worldview and can influence psychosocial functioning." For more information on the ASERVIC Spiritual Competencies, visit the ASERVIC Website. Visit these websites for more information on the American Counseling Association or the Virginia Counselor's … Continue reading ASERVIC Competencies Series: Competency Two

Exciting Updates!

As the 2019 Virginia Counselor's Association conference nears, the VA-ASERVIC Board members have been hard at work updating the website, preparing for interaction with members, and immersing themselves in spiritual competency research. A main goal of late has been organization - board members have been exploring past documentation, developing a plan to contact members regularly, … Continue reading Exciting Updates!