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This paper describes challenges which hinder effective clinical supervision provided to counseling students at the University of Botswana (UB) –Counseling and Human Services Section. The authors present factors which contribute to the existence of these problems. Whilst appreciating the impact of these challenges, the authors go further to describe in uncontestable terms the importance of providing adequate supervision for counseling students. Recommendations for the betterment of providing effective clinical supervision in UB have been presented, with specific reference to creating a credentialing and a licensing body to establish in order to promote and maintain standards for counselor education programs in Botswana.
Keywords: challenges, hindering, clinical supervision, effective, students, counselor education, Botswana.