counselor education, gatekeeping, admission, interviews
Counselor educators have the challenging task of screening applicants for their programs. This process involves assessing applicants’ academic potential, as well as their dispositions and behaviors. This manuscript focuses on the use of creative group strategies to assess the personal characteristics of applicants in gatekeeping for the counseling profession. The authors present several creative strategies to assist counselor educators in screening applicants.
Swank, J. M., & Smith-Adcock, S. (2013). Creative Group Strategies for Interviewing Applicants for Counselor Education Programs. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 5(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.7729/51.0039