Family studies and human services receive four awards during national conference
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
The National Council on Family Relations, NCFR, announced this year’s award recipients, and there are four award winners within the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology. The NCFR annual conference was held in Orlando, FL earlier this month.
Erin Yelland, assistant professor and Extension Specialist, was awarded the Outstanding Student and New Professional Paper Award for the Families and Health Section of NCFR for her paper, “Sex, Dementia, and Long-term Care: Public Opinion and Important of Policy”.
Hillary Dalton, doctoral student in applied family science, was awarded the Student and New Professional Outstanding Paper Award for the Religion, Spirituality, and Family Section of NCFR for her paper “ Sacrifice and Self-care as Relational Processes: The Connections and Tensions”.
Jessica Cless, couple and family therapy graduate, and Briana Nelson-Goff, professor, were awarded the Wesley Burr Graduate Student Scholarship Award for their paper “ Trauma-informed Pedogogy: The Trauma-informed Classroom Care (TICC) Model”.
Finally, Anthony Ferraro, assistant professor, was awarded the Student Proposal Award for the Education and Enrichment Section of NCFR for his paper “Co-Parenting After Divorce: Perceived Competence as a Coping Mechanism”.