Sharing my work with others is my passion.  Please look here for some of the presentations I have been a part of.

Full Curriculum Vitae (April 2018)

2018

A Critical Approach to Play and Recreation Evaluation (US Play Coalition, Education Session)

Parent Perceptions of Anxiety: A Comparative Analysis Across Summer Camps (US Play Coalition, Research Session)

Telling the Story of Your Camp’s Impact: Tips to Guide High-Quality Program Evaluation (American Camp Association, Education Session)

Minding the Gap: An Exploration of Camp Researcher and Camp Practitioner Approaches to Assess Parent Perceptions of Developmental Outcomes (American Camp Association, Poster Session) Conference Proceedings

Efficacy of Online Training for Improving Camp Staff Competency (American Camp Association, Research Session) Conference Proceedings; Poster

Tough Decisions in Medical Speciality Camps: Exploring the Relationship Between Camp Dosage, Changes in Diabetes Management Behavior, and Scholarship Provision (American Camp Association, Research Session) Conference Proceedings; Poster

2017

Exploring Relationships Between Overparenting and the Camp Experience (American Camp Association, Research Session) References

 Organizational Capacity Building for Camp Program Evaluation: Lessons Learned Over a Two-Year Period (American Camp Association, Educational Session)

2016

Physical Fitness Standards: A Legal, Ethical, and Practical Perspective (Association of Outdoor Recreation Educators Educational Session)

Investigating Volunteerism within Competition Climbing as Serious Leisure: A Structural Model (Association of Outdoor Recreation Educators Research Symposium)

Beyond Outcomes Focused Evaluation: Investigating and Predicting Implementation Quality (American Evaluation Association)

Building Pathways from Research to Practice: Preparing Youth Development Professionals through a Blended Online Master’s Degree Program (American Evaluation Association)

Exploring the Influence of Overparenting on Recreation Program Outcomes (National Parks and Recreation Association Research Session Conference Proceedings)

Does Intentionality Matter? Examining Camp Director Practices that Influence Outcomes (National Parks and Recreation Association Research Session Conference Proceedings)

Clicks, Openings, and Impressions: Navigating Contemporary Online Survey Research (National Parks and Recreation Association Research Session Conference Proceedings)

Exploring Gender Differences in Perceived Constraints to Competition Climbing (National Parks and Recreation Association Research Sessions)

Play as Prevention: The Influence of Play on Child Risk Behaviors (Society for Prevention Research) (Handout)

Do Implementer Perceptions Predict Pro-Fidelity Beliefs (Society for Prevention Research) 

Alternative Strategies for the Assessment of Socio-Economic Status in the Leisure Sciences (North East Recreational Research Symposium Conference Proceedings)

Beyond Composite Scores and Cronbach's Alpha (North East Recreational Research Symposium Conference Proceedings)

Parental Anxiety: Causes and Consequences: Perspectives from Camp Program Providers (American Camp Association Research Symposium) (Poster)

Relationships Between Life Skills, Youth Development, and Antecedents of Change in Camp Alumni (American Camp Association Research Symposium) (Poster)

2015

Toward Definitional Congruence in Ethnic and Racial Constraints Research (Association of Outdoor Recreation Educators Research Symposium)

Career Choice Influences of Camp Experiences on Girl's Lives (Association of Outdoor Recreation Educators Research Symposium)

Examining Career Influences of Camp Experiences: Implications for 4-H Camp Professionals (National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Annual Conference)

Indoor Competitive Climbing as a Context for Positive Youth Development (National Recreation and Parks Association Research Sessions)

Public Service Values as Predictors of Recreation Decision Making (National Recreation and Parks Association Research Sessions)

Ethnic and Racial Participation in Leisure: Introducing a Systems Model (National Recreation and Parks Association Research Sessions)

Competitive Climbing as Serious Leisure (North East Recreational Research Symposium Conference Proceedings)

Fidelity in Experiential Education: Toward a Scientific Model of Program Evaluation (North East Recreational Research Symposium Conference Proceedings)

Mapping Overparenting in Youth Program Settings (Society for Outdoor Recreation Professionals)

Public Recreation Decision Making: The Demographic Determinants of the Decision to close a Recreation Center (South East Recreational Research Symposium)

On Belay: An Assessment of Climbing (George Wright Society)

Connecting Youth to Nature: Rock Climbing as a Strategy to get Youth Outdoors (U.S. Play Coalition)

From Helicopter to Lawnmower Parents: Strategies for Managing Over-Parenting in Camps (American Camp Association)

2014

Program Evaluation for Outdoor Educators (Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education)

Transitioning through Transfer: Examining the Impact of a College Outdoor Orientation Program (Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education)

The ACA Youth Outcomes Battery: Comparing the Benefits of Outdoor Adventure and Traditional University Day Camps (Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education)

Enhancing Diabetes Management through Experiential Education (Society for Experiential Education Research Conference Proceedings)

The Influence of the Facilitator on Fidelity (Society for Prevention Research)

Scale Development in Experiential Education (Old Dominion University Graduate Research Exposition)

2013

The Role of Fidelity in Experiential Education  (Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education)

Finding your Leadership Fit (The Cougar Leadership Conference)

Facilitator Influences on Program Fidelity (Encuentros Research Symposium)

Examining the Role of Fidelity in Experiential Education (Washington State University Academic Showcase)

Physical Activity and Alcohol Use across the University Transition (Society for Prevention Research)

2012

 Instructor Complacency and Competency (Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education)