Attending to Faculty: Addressing Burnout in Counselor Education Leaders

John Harrichand (Department of Counselor Education) published an article that highlights the challenges of counselor education faculty related to leadership experience, leadership competence, and burnout.

John Harrichand (Assistant Professor) from the Department of Counselor Education published an article that highlights the challenges of counselor education faculty related to leadership experience, leadership competence, and burnout.

Abstract

Limited research exists on leadership and burnout for counselor educators. Regression analyses explored the relationship between counselor educators’ leadership experience and competence and burnout using the Principles and Practices of Leadership Excellence Scale and the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory. In this pilot study of 81 counselor educators, the researchers found the leadership subscales, gender, faculty rank, and teaching load to be significant predictors of burnout. Implications for research and training are discussed.

Citation

Harrichand, J. J. S., Thomas, J. C., Mwendwa, J. M., & DiLella, N. M. (2021). Leadership and burnout: An analysis of counselor educators in CACREP-accredited programs in the United States. Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy, 8(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/2326716X.2021.1887008

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