The requirements for an individual to be approved as a site and/or external supervisor of MACP Practicum students have been changed. The current requirements for practicum supervisors are listed below, beginning January 1, 2024.
At least one full year of post-graduate supervised counselling experience in one of the counselling professions, in addition to the post-graduate counselling experience required to become registered or licensed.
The supervisor can practice counselling independently.
Qualifying and/or Provisional status will NOT meet MACP supervisor requirements.
The URL to the Supervisor Application is: https://practicum.yorkvilleu.ca/supervisors/supervisor-application/
NOTE: The student should not be completing the Supervisor Application form for any supervisor.
Once the student has confirmation from the Site and Supervisor that an application has been submitted (i.e., the Site application and the Supervisor application), then the student can complete the following steps:
Please be aware that the Practicum Liaison does not engage with students. If students have questions about the process, please review the recording of “Living the Practicum Life” in the Skills Learning Lab, attend the weekly drop-in zoom hours with the Practicum team, read the Student Practicum Manual or, as a last option, submit an MACP AskYU ticket. During the first or second week of each trimester, students will receive an e-mail announcement via the MACP Skills Learning Lab, containing information about how to attend the weekly drop-in zoom hours with the Pre-Practicum team.
The Practicum Liaison will not respond to student emails.
The Supervisors Practicum Guide provides all of the guidelines that sites and site supervisors will need to be informed for providing site and supervision for the MACP practicum students. Please refer directly to the Site Supervisor Guide for more information related to practicum start date and allocation of hours, site requirements, supervisor requirements, supervisor roles and responsibilities, required practicum activities, and relevant forms.
By becoming a practicum supervisor for a Yorkville University MACP student, supervisors accept the following roles and responsibilities: