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2017

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Genetics

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Barriers To Expansion Of Supervision Networks At Genetic Counseling Training Programs, Jordan E. Berg May 2017

Barriers To Expansion Of Supervision Networks At Genetic Counseling Training Programs, Jordan E. Berg

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Job openings outpace new graduates due to exponential growth in genetic counseling, leading to a workforce shortage. Expanding training slots to meet this demand presumably is linked to the number of supervisors. Thus, there is a need to systematically review barriers to supervision. This study aimed to determine and compare barriers to expansion of supervision networks at genetic counseling training programs as perceived by current supervisors, non-supervisors, and Program Directors. Certified genetic counselors were recruited via National Society of Genetic Counselors e-blast with an invitation to complete an online survey; Program Directors were emailed personal letters of invitation. Twenty-three Program ...