Burns, Stephanie T. (2015). Perspectives on membership in a state counseling association. Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy, 2(1), 29-50. (doi: 10.1080/2326716X.2015.1007178) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/2326716X.2015.1007178)

Abstract: This Q-methodology study offers a practical understanding of members’ perspectives when joining or renewing state counseling association membership. Four statistically significant views of state association members were suggested by the data and include members valuing active commitment, the latest information, establishment as a professional, and building a community of professionals.

Stephanie T Burns <stephanie.burns@wmich.edu> is in the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA.