Dr Jennifer E Capps
Crimnl Justice & Criminology
Personal Biography Statement
Dr. Capps has focused much of her professional experience working with juveniles. She has had the opportunity to work with juveniles in the prison system, in schools, in the mental health system, and in the community. Dr. Capps also had the opportunity to work with juveniles in Boston, Baltimore and across Colorado. She had extensive experience working with juveniles in gangs and with many different rehabilitation programs. Dr. Capps is also a licensed professional counselor.
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
PhD. in Counselor Education and Supervision. Double Major in Child and Adolescent Counseling and School Counseling and a Minor in Applied Statistics and Research Methods
Faculty Experiences Working with Impaired Counseling Students: A Grounded Theory
University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO
M.A., Counseling Psychology
Internship with Boulder County Mental Health in lieu of a thesis
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
B.S., Developmental Psychology
Sentencing Patterns for Juveniles Committed to the Division of Youth Corrections. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference. New York, New York, March 2012.
Strength-Based Approaches to Working with Juveniles. American Society of Criminology. Washington D.C. November, 2011.
Mental Health and Criminal Justice: Perspectives in the U.S. and Canada. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference. Toronto, Canada, March, 2011 (Invited).
Mental Health Service Acquisition for Criminally Involved People: Challenges and Solutions. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference. Toronto, Canada, March, 2011.
Improving Student Outcomes by Instituting a Standards-Based Curriculum: Lessons Learned. American Society of Criminology. San Francisco, CA, November 2010.
Reducing Juvenile Delinquency in Adolescent Foster Kids with Filial Therapy. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Conference. San Diego, CA, February 2010.
Supervision 101: Practical Applications for Supervising School Counselors. Colorado
School Counselor Association Conference. Breckenridge, CO, November 2008.
Faculty Perspectives on the Retention and Termination of Impaired Students. American
Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. Columbus, OH, October 2007.
Transitioning Genders and Sex Reassignment Surgery: Implications for Counselor
Educators and Counselors. American Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. Columbus, OH, 2007.
Mentoring First Year Doctoral Counselor Education Students. Rocky Mountain Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. Grand Tetons, WY, October 2006.
Counseling Transgender Clients. Colorado Counseling Association Conference. Longmont, CO, September, 2006.
Strategies That Work With Adolescent Foster Care Youth. American Counseling Association Conference. Montreal, Canada, April, 2006.
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Member, 2009-present.
Licensed Professional Counselor, Member (# 2796), 2000-present.
National Board of Certified Counselors, Member (# 55069), 1999-present.
Delta Phi Sigma, Faculty Advisor, 2008-present.
American Counseling Association, Member, 2004-present.
Colorado Association for Play Therapy, Member, 2005-present.
Colorado Counseling Association, Member, 2005-2008.
Colorado Counseling Association, Membership Chair, 2005-2007.
Chi Sigma Iota, Member, 2005-present.
Chi Sigma Iota, Treasurer, 2007-2009.
Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System
Kids in Foster Care
Capps, J.E. (October, 2012). Building Integration and
Belonging between Adolescents and their Foster Parents
through Filial Therapy. The Family Journal, 1-6.
Capps, J.E. & Emerson-Lewis, M. (April, 2011). Improving
student outcomes by instituting a standards-based
curriculum: Lessons learned. American Society of
Criminal Justice Assessment Forum, 1-16.
Black, L.L. & Capps, J.E. (2008). Changes and challenges
for counseling in the 21st century: Conferences in
counseling. In Encyclopedia of Counseling. (Vol. 1).
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