International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Impact of Supervised Clinical Experience on Play Therapy Attitude, Knowledge and Skills
Natalya A. Lindo, Kristin K. Meany-Walen, Jeffrey M. Sullivan

Supervision is a key component to the development of competent mental health counselors. Using a mixed methodology, we examined the impact of supervision on graduate students’ play therapy attitudes, knowledge, and skills. Quantitative data revealed statistically significant improvements. Qualitative data revealed that students perceived the supervision experience to be acceptable and effective. Limitations and implications for future studies are discussed.

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