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Assistant Professor, School Counseling Program
Contact Info

  • Ph. D. University of North Carlina at Greensboro
  • M. S. Loyola University New Orleans
  • B. A. Loyola University Chicago
  • Licensed School Counselor
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (Provisional)
  • Clinical Placement Coordinator (School Counseling Program)
  • Center for Faculty Innovation Faculty Associate (Scholarship Area) *as of 8/2021
Scholarly Interests / Research Topics
My research interests currently are teaching and pedagogy in counselor education, school-family-community partnerships and learning pods (pandemic response), and interprofessional education and substance use disorders.
Selected Publications / Presentations
  • LeBlanc, J., & Borders, L. D. (2021). Educating future leaders: integrating leadership into an introductory school counseling course. Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy, 8(1), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/2326716X.2020.1861489
  • LeBlanc, J. (2021, July).  Training Research-Practitioners through Online Learning and Community Engagement. Accepted poster presentation for Conference of Engaged Learning, Elon University.
  • Hornsby, T., & LeBlanc, J. (2021, April). DEI Microtrainings: Infusing Professional Development into Department Meetings, James Madison University.
  • Hornsby, T., & LeBlanc, J. (2021, March). Disseminating your SoTL Work.  Part of presentation entitled “SoTL from Start to Finish,” James Madison University.
  • LeBlanc, J. (2020, October).  Training Research-Practitioners in Helping Professions: A Community-Based Approach.  Presentation given within College of Behavioral Health and Sciences, James Madison University.
  • LeBlanc, J., Koogler, A., & Strother, C.  (2020, November).  Spotlight on the Educators: Professional Advocacy for Seeking Support.  Presentation for the Virginia New Teacher Support Program.
  • LeBlanc, J., Staton, A. R., Gilligan, T., & Kielty, M. (2020, October). Enhancing Counselor Wellness and Building Workplace Resilience.  Presentation at the annual conference for the Virginia Counseling Association.
  • Kielty, M., Staton, A. R. Gilligan, T., & LeBlanc, J.  (2019, November).  Teacher Burnout: How Professional Counselors Can Support Wellness for Prevention and Intervention with K-12 Teachers and Students.  Presentation at the annual conference for the Virginia Counseling Association.
  • LeBlanc, J.  (2019, October). “Flipped” Upside Down: The Opportunities and Challenges of Managing a “Flipped” Classroom.  Presentation at the biannual conference for the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.
  • LeBlanc, J. (2018, October). Training school counseling students in supervision models: Implications for counselor educators. Poster presentation at the biennial conferences for the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.

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