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AHS Blog Series

Apr 22, 2021

YFCS April Blog: Graduate Student Kallie Green Shares Her Story and Tips During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

This month, our YFCS guest blogger is YFCS master’s student, Kallie Green, who shares with readers a bit about her story and helpful sexual assault prevention tips. 

Mar 10, 2021

YFCS March Blog: Tips for Writing a Personal Statement

In the March YFCS blog post, Graduate Certificate Coordinator Deidra Craig shares tips on how to write an insightful personal statement for the YFCS program that helps your application shine. 

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Jan 25, 2021

YFCS January Blog: Email Etiquette

In the January YFCS blog post, Professor Sarah Kirby shares ways to effectively and professionally communicate with your professors. 

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Nov 16, 2020

November YFCS Blog: The Importance of Self-Care During Difficult and Uncertain Times

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. 

Kendra Dowen is pictured with four students. One student is holding a child.

Oct 22, 2020

October YFCS Blog: Mobilizing Your Social Capital To Benefit The Youth

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. The October blog post, written by Kendra Dowen, highlights the importance of mentoring and using your own networks to help youth increase their own social capital. 

Shallow focus photography of person walking on road between grass.

Sep 24, 2020

September YFCS Blog: Celebrating Successes in the Walk with Faithful Families Virtual Walking Challenge

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. The latest post highlights the Faithful Families walking challenge held virtually this summer. 

Aug 24, 2020

YFCS August Blog: Police Engagement Among Individuals with Developmental Differences

Emily Ragland, an alum of the online Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences program and owner and founder of communiTEAM LLC, shares her perspective in the latest YFCS blog. 

photo of two hands holding shells that make a heart.

Jul 22, 2020

YFCS July Blog: We Need to Talk

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences (YFCS) graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. The latest post is written by current YFCS master’s student Rhonda Peters. 

Jun 24, 2020

Building Strong Stepfamilies

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. In the latest post, Rhonda Peters provides positive parenting techniques to help ease major family transitions. 

People talking at home.

Aug 2, 2017

How to Become a Certified Family Life Educator

In the YFCS Online April blog, we talked about the pathway to become a Board Certified Coach (BCC). In this blog, we focus on another related career path for those who would like to work in the field of Family Life Education, becoming a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE).