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Saturday, October 13 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Just Out Here: Black Women’s Early Experiences in Counselor Education Doctoral Programs

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This roundtable highlights the early experiences of three Black first-generation doctoral women in counselor training programs. Via critical processes of individual and group writing, reflection, and analysis, this roundtable explores the pertinent findings of a Nkwaethnography (African-centered autoethnography), where we examine the critical need to intentionally center, affirm, and validate Black women's experiences in counselor education and training programs (Haskins & Singh, 2015).


Zyer Beaty

University of Georgia
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Raven Cokley

PhD Candidate, Founder of Counselors for Black Lives, University of Georgia
I am a third-year PhD Candidate in Counselor Education at the University of Georgia. My research focuses on experiences of high-achievement among Black girls, Black first-generation doctoral students, and the Black Lives Matter movement and counselor education. I am also the founder... Read More →

Brean'a Parker

Doctoral Student, University of Georgia

Saturday October 13, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Palisades A & B
  Roundtable Session
  • Program ID Program ID = M29, Table 8