Assistant Professor Rachel Lucas-Thompson is the principal investigator on the pilot project titled "Moving to Mindful: Reducing Stress and Anxiety in High-Risk Teens Using a Mindfulness Intervention."
Colorado State University has created a center that focuses on addressing the childhood trauma that kids served by the Larimer County Department of Human Services have experienced, and it could blossom into a national training ground for a new model of care.
State-of-the art training in human development from a lifespan and ecological perspective, and research skills to conduct both basic and applied research on human development that affect the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities.
Our Marriage & Family Therapy program, accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Marriage & Family Therapy Education, provides a specific professional curriculum that prepares graduates for licensure as Couple and Family Therapists.
This specialization prepares students for a variety of careers, from applied work as a child life specialist or in the human services to contributing to the knowledge base as a researcher or policy analyst.