College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Dr. Jenkins received a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervison from the University of South Carolina in 2008. She has served as a contributing faculty member at Walden University since 2010 and serves as Vice President of Clinical Services for four child/adolescent psychiatric residential treatment facilities in North Carolina. Prior to entering the mental health field, Dr. Jenkins worked as a professional school counselor in North Carolina for nine years.
COUN 6720 - Diagnosis and Assessment
COUN 6101 - Foundations in Counseling
COUN 6215 - Lifespan Development
COUN 6250 - Group Process and Dynamics
PhD, University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC United States
Post-master's Certificate, University of North Carolina - Greensboro - Greensboro, NC United States
MA, University of North Carolina-Pembroke - Pembroke, NC United States
BS, Pembroke State University - Pembroke, NC United States
Wrightsville United Methodist Church, Participant - Wrightsville Beach, NC United States
Awards / Honors
Outstanding Doctoral Student, Department of Educational Studies, University of South Carolina/College of Education, 2008
Gibson, D. M., Dollarhide, C. T., Jenkins, L. K. (2010). Nontenured assistant professors as American Counseling Association division presidents: The new look of leadership in counseling. Journal of Counseling and Development.
Jenkins, L. K. (2009). What's race got to do with it? Examining the racial identity of White school counselors. North Caroloina School Counselor Association.
Jenkins, L. K., Gibson, D. M. (2008). The call for awareness: Examining racial attitudes of White counselors-in-training through fiction. Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.
Jenkins, L. K., Oh, I. (2008). Integrating the ASCA National Model into school counselor training programs. Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.
Jenkins, L. K. (2012). Gatekeepers of the field: Providing constructive feedbackt o school counselors and counselors-in-training during supervision. North Carolina School Counselor Association.
Jenkins, L. K., Gibson, D. M. (2009). Exploring the racial identity attitudes of counselors-in-training throught fiction.
Jenkins, L. K., Wilson, T. A. (2011). Disorders of childhood and adolescence. North Carolina School Counselor Association.
Jenkins, L. K., Richardson, R. (2015). Addressing the needs of children and adolescents diagnosed with mental disorders and intellectual disabilities. NC Tide.