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Dr. Jennifer E. Beebe


Academic Complex - Third Floor Room, Suite 328F

Office Hours:
M: 1:15 p.m. - 4:15p.m.
T: 3:15 p.m. - 4:15p.m.
W: Virtual 12 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
or by appointment

Phone: 716.286.8182



Dr. Jennifer Beebe


Dr. Jennifer E. Beebe is an Associate Professor at Niagara University. In addition to being a Counselor Educator, she is a National Certified Counselor as well as a Certified K-12 Professional School Counselor in New York. Dr. Beebe has worked in multiple settings such as schools, agencies, clinics, and a college counseling center. As a result, she has provided individual and group counseling to individuals across the lifespan. Her line of research has been focused on bullying, cyber bullying, and counselor development and supervision. Dr. Beebe’s efforts also include creating prevention and education programs that address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking on college campuses.

  • Received a $300,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to strengthen its ongoing efforts to educate about and respond to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking on campus.
  • The co-organizer of Take Back the Night, the red Flag Campaign, and has created a curriculum to address sexual assault education in New Student Orientation at Niagara University.
  • Works with the local YWCA and women’s shelter wherein she provides individual, group, and crisis counseling.
  • Consults with schools and communities to increase awareness, and education on the roles and responsibilities of the Professional School Counselor.
  • Presented at national, regional, and state conferences on bullying, cyber bullying, vicarious trauma, supervision and training, and grief and loss.
  • Serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision and The Professional Counselor.

Focus of Teaching

Dr. Jennifer E. Beebe’s focus of teaching includes introduction to counseling, advanced counseling techniques, lifespan and development, group counseling, field placement classes (e.g., clinical mental health counseling practicum, clinical mental health counseling internship, etc.), and counseling with children and adolescents.

Current Research

Dr. Jennifer E. Beebe’s current research focuses on prevention and education efforts in domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Research interests also include bullying, cyber bullying, and counselor development and supervision.

Current Involvement

In addition to serving as a professor in the clinical mental health counseling program and the program coordinator, Dr. Beebe serves as the faculty liaison for the Office for Violence Prevention and Education (OVPE) office on campus. The mission of the office aims to create and sustain positive behavior change and a cultural shift among students, faculty, staff, and community members on the Niagara University campus towards a trauma-informed and safe campus community. The Office of Violence Prevention & Education serves to increase dialogue and engage all individuals in prevention, education, and intervention efforts surrounding domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking (DVDVSAS).

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Northern Colorado, CACREP Accredited Program, 2010 Dissertation: The prevalence of cyber bullying victimization and its relationship to academic, social, and emotional adjustment among college students
  • M.S., Counseling and Human Services, CACREP Accredited Program, 2003
    Emphasis: School and Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • B.A., Psychology, Minor, Women’s Studies, University at Buffalo, 2000