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FSHS faculty to present at financial therapy conference

Monday, August 29, 2011

Four faculty members from family studies and human services will be presenters at the second annual Financial Therapy Association Conference, Sept. 11-13, in Athens, Ga.

Three of the faculty members are members of the association's board of directors: Sonya Britt, assistant professor of family studies and human services and a financial therapist, association president; John Grable, professor and director of the K-State's Financial Planning Institute, association treasurer; and Kristy Archuleta, co-director of K-State's Financial Planning Clinic and an assistant professor of family studies and human services.

Their presentations include:

  • Grable and Britt will co-present "Factors Influencing Financial Satisfaction" with Mary Bell, doctoral student in personal financial planning.
  • Grable and Britt will co-present "Preliminary Considerations for the Development of the Financial Therapy Discipline" with a colleague from the University of Georgia.
  • Britt will co-present "Does Mental Health Really Influence Financial Behavior" with Ronald Sages and Julie Cumbie, both doctoral students in personal financial planning.
  • Archuleta will present "Understanding Financial Mental Health: Exploring Predictors of Financial Anxiety" with Scott Spann and Anita Dale, both doctoral students in personal financial planning.
  • Archuleta and Grable will co-present "Developing and Solution-focused Approach to Financial Well-being" with Bell; Jurdene Ingram and Laura Irwin, master's students in marriage and family therapy; Jeremy Boyle, doctoral student in marriage and family therapy; and colleagues from the University of Georgia.
  • Archuleta, Britt and Rudabeh Nazarinia-Roy, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services at K-State Salina, will co-present "What is Theory? Moving Financial Therapy Forward Through Therapy."

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This article was posted on Monday, August 29, 2011, and is filed under College News, Family Studies & Human Services, Institute of Personal Financial Planning.