College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Counseling
M.S. Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling
A graduate of Idaho State University’s CACREP-accredited PhD program in Counselor Education, Dr. Champe has taught in counseling programs at Southern Illinois University and the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She received a Master’s of Science degree in Marital, Couple and Family counselor from Montana State University-Bozeman and completed a year-long post-master’s internship at MSU’s Counseling & Psychological Services where she worked with nontraditional college students and couples. She was also co-owner of a private practice specializing in low-cost couple and family counseling in Bozeman. An avid group worker, Dr. Champe has written several articles on group work theory and practice and taught group across the US and in Japan. Her areas of scholarly interest include group work, supervision, counselor development, sexuality, multicultural issues and qualitative research. Dr. Champe has presented extensively on these and other areas of scholarly interest with colleagues and students across the US and internationally.
COUN 6201 - Intro to Marriage Couple & Family Counseling
COUN 6356 - Theories & Techniques of Marriage Couple & Family Counseling
COUN 6722 - Counseling & Psychotherapy Theories
PhD, Idaho State University
MS, Montana State University-Bozeman
B.Ph., Miami University
Awards / Honors
2016 Article of the Year Award, Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2017
2015 Article of the Year Award. , Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2016
NCACES Outstanding Supervisor Award, 2012
2012 Article of the Year Award, Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2013
Champe, J., Rubel, D. (2012). Application of focal conflict theory to psychoeducational groups: Implications for process, content, and leadership. Journal for Specialists in Group Work.
Champe, J., Okech, J., Rubel, D. (2013). Emotion regulation: Process, strategies, and applications to group work training and supervision. Journal for Specialists in Group Work.
Okech, J., Pimpleton, A., Vannatta, R., Champe, J. (2015). Intercultural communication: An application to group work. Journal for Specialists in Group Work.
Champe, J. (2017). Like a boat in a river: Balancing content and process in group work. Japanese Association of Counseling Science .
Champe, J., Asner-Self, K. (2017). Group Work with Focal Conflict Theory. Japanese Association of Industrial Counseling .
Champe, J., Rubel, D. (2011). Application of Focal Conflict Theory to psychoeducational group work.