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Friday, October 12 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Effective Gatekeeping Practices

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Gatekeeping is a vital component of the counseling profession and starts when a student expresses interest in entering the counseling field. This presentation will examine the definition of gatekeeping, how gatekeeping impacts the admission process, current screening measures, the controversy of conducting background checks, as well as how an individual’s personality characteristics may play a role in the interview process.


Andrea Kirk-Jenkins

Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University
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Cheryl Pence Wolf

Assisstant Professor & SACES Treasurer, Western Kentucky University

Friday October 12, 2018 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Atlantic View II
  Roundtable Session
  • Program ID Program ID = D16, Table 7