PhD, Idaho State University; MS, Montana State University; BPh, Miami University
Counselor development; supervision; multicultural/diversity issues; qualitative research; group work
Dr. Champe is a contributing faculty member in the Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling program. A counselor educator since 2004, she has taught at the master’s and doctoral levels in clinical mental health, couple and family counseling, and counselor education and supervision. She is a National Certified Counselor whose clinical experiences include a post-master’s internship at a university clinical center and co-ownership of a private practice specializing in low-cost counseling for rural families. Recent research projects include qualitative inquiry into family and social contextual processes in diabetes management, the acculturation and identity development of Japanese exchange students, and the implementation and assessment of an experiential social/emotional learning program for disadvantaged rural middle school students. An avid group worker, Dr. Champe has published several articles on group work theory and practice, and currently serves as chair for the Human Rights and Diversity Committee for the Association for Specialists in Group Work.