Faculty Directory

Toni Zimmerman

Toni Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
AAMFT Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor
Program Director, Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program

Contact Information

427 Behavioral Sciences Building
1570 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1570

Phone: 970-491-6922
Fax: 970-491-7975
E-mail: toni.zimmerman@colostate.edu
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Websites

Campus Connections
Educating for Peace
Project FAIR
RELATE
Work and Family

Research Interests

Teaching youth to resist stereotypes of gender, race, & class; balancing work & family; analysis of cultural messages that promote or resist stereotypes.

Education

B.S., 1984, Psychology, Ohio University
M.A., 1985, Psychology, Radford University
Ph.D., 1991, Family and Child Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and StateUniversity

Honors and Awards

2014 - Engagement Award, College of Health and Human Sciences, Colorado State University
2012 - Exceptional Innovative Instruction in Service Learning Faculty Award, Colorado State University
2012 - National Service Impact Challenge Finalist, Corporation for national and Community Service
2011 - Outstanding Engagement Award Nominee, College of Health and Human Sciences
2011 - AmeriCorps Education Award, Corporation for National and Community Service
2009 - Colorado State University, University Distinguished Teaching Scholar

Current Research Projects

The Development and Evaluation of Campus Connections, a unique campus based youth mentoring program integrating therapy, after school programming and 1:1 mentoring in a group setting.

Professional Experience

2016, Fall, Academic Dean: Semester at Sea Teaching Abroad Program, Colorado State University (upcoming)

2013, Summer: Mental Health Professional, Semester at Sea Teaching Abroad Program, University of Virginia

2010, Spring: Faculty, Semester at Sea Teaching Abroad Program, University of Virginia

2009-present: CSU University Distinguished Teaching Scholar

2007, Spring: Faculty, Semester at Sea Teaching Abroad Program, University of Virginia

2003-present: Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University

1991-present: Director, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University

1997-2003: Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University

1991-1997: Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University

Selected Publications

Zimmerman, T. S., Buchholz, M., Chen, J. (2016). Diversity and Social Justice in Supervision. In Karin Jordan (Ed.), Couple, Marriage, and Family Therapy Supervision for Systemic Supervisors. Springer Publishing.

Weiler, L. M., Haddock, S. A., Henry, K. L., Zimmerman, T. S, Krafchick, J, & Youngblade, L. (2015). Time-limited, structured youth mentoring and adolescent problem behaviors. Applied Developmental Science, 19(4), 196-205. doi:10.1080/10888691. 2015.1014484

Weiler, L., Lyness, K. P., Haddock, S. A., Zimmerman, T. S. (2014). Contextual issues in marriage and family therapy: Gender, sexual orientation, spirituality and culture. In L. Hecker & J. Wetchler (Ed.), Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Haworth Press.

Weiler, L. M., Zarich, K., Haddock, S., Zimmerman, T., & Krafchick, J. (2014). A comprehensive model of mentor experiences: Perceptions, strategies, and outcomes. Journal of Community Psychology, 42, 593-608. doi: 10.1002/jcop.21640

Weiler, L. M., Zimmerman, T., Haddock, S., & Krafchick, J. (2014). Understanding the experience of mentor families in therapeutic youth mentoring. Journal of Community Psychology, 42, 80-98. doi: 10.1002/jcop.21595

Weiler, L. M., Haddock, S., Zimmerman, T., Krafchick, J., Henry, K., & Rudisill, S. (2013). Benefits derived by college students from mentoring at-risk youth in a service-learning course. American Journal of Community Psychology, 52, 236-248. doi: 10.1007/s10464-013-9589-z

Haddock, S., Weiler, L. M., Krafchick, J., Zimmerman, T., McLure, M., & Rudisill, S. (2013). Campus Connections Therapeutic Mentoring: Making a difference for mentors. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 17, 225-256.

Weiler, L., Helfrich, C., Palermo, F., Zimmerman, T. (2013). Exploring diversity attitudes of youth placed in residential treatment facilities. Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, 30, 23-39.

Zimmerman, T. S., Krafchick, J. L., & Aberle, J. M. (2009) FAIR service learning curriculum. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice Journal, 4(3), 195-210.

Zimmerman, T. S., Aberle J. T., Krafchick, J. L., & Harvey, A. (2008). Deconstructing the "Mommy Wars": The battle over the best mom. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 20(3), 203-219.

Center Affiliations

Center For Family and Couple Therapy

Thematic Research Areas

  • Treatment, Intervention, & Prevention Science
  • Cultural Context & Diversity