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Educational Leadership and Human Development

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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Peterson, Ryan Dr. Ryan Peterson

Associate Professor of Child and Family Development
Program Coordinator for Child and Family Development
Graduate Program Coordinator for Human Development and Family Science

Education

Ph.D. Child and Family Development. University of Georgia (2007).
M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy.  Kansas State University (2003).
B.S. Family Science. Brigham Young University (2000).

Classes Regularly Taught

CFD 1010: Individual and Family Relationships
CFD 3230: Family Systems and Lifespan Development
CFD 4710: Internship
CFD 4745: Senior Seminar
CFD 4530: Transition to Marriage
CFD 4560: Divorce

Recent Publications

Nelson Goff, B. S., Peterson, F. R., Berg. N., Williams, T., & Clark, C. (2006). The single-trauma couple: A case analysis of a clinical session transcript. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 5(3), 59-77.

Simons, L. G., Peterson, F. R., & Burt, C. H. (2009). The effect of religion on the attitudes and risky behavior of college males and females. Deviant Behavior, 30(5), 467-485.

McElroy, R. H. & Peterson, F. R. (2009). The efficacy of teaching the practical and compassionate methodologies for addressing poverty according to the Ruby Payne Model to undergraduate students of a Midwestern university. Insights to a Changing World, 17(3), 324-339.

Anderson, R. A, Chen, W. C., Johnson, M. D., Lyon, S. E., Lee, C. S. Zheng, F., Ratcliffe, G. C., & Peterson, F. R. (2011). Attitudes toward dating violence among college students in mainland China: An exploratory study. Violence and Victim, 26(5), 631-647.

Professional Experience

Likcani, A., Scheibe, N., & Peterson, F. R. (2015, November). Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Burk, L., Peterson, F. R., & Likcani, A. (2015, November) Women’s family roles and needs for reentry: views of women and professionals. Missouri Reentry Conference. Osage Beach, Missouri.

Likcani, A. & Peterson, F. R. (2015, November) Family therapy considerations for reentry. Missouri Reentry Conference. Osage Beach, Missouri.

Peterson, F. R., Likcani, A., & Anderson, J. R. (2015, October) Chinese sibling influence: The impact of conflict and warmth on risky behavior. Semi-annual meeting for the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood. Miami, Florida.

Likcani, A & Peterson, F. R. (2014, September) Solution-focused therapy: Co-Creating solutions for reentry. Strengthening Families and Building Stronger Communities Conference. Warrensburg, Missouri.

Likcani, A. & Peterson, F. R. (2013, November). Solution-focused therapy: Co-creating solutions for  reentry. Missouri Reentry Conference. Osage Beach, Missouri.

Peterson, F. R. (2013, September). Families and addiction. Strengthening Families and Building Stronger Communities Conference. Warrensburg, Missouri.

Hartbank, A., Shipley, A., & Peterson, F. R. (2012, October). Undergraduate attendance of NCFR annual conference: Faculty perceptions. Annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations. Phoenix, Arizona.

Buery, J. C., Peterson, F. R., & Hickey, K. A. (2011, November). Undergraduate experiences at the NCFR Annual Conference: Expectations, Reflections, and the Future. Annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations. Orlando, Florida.

Peterson, F. R., Anderson, J. R., & Hickey, K. A. (2011, October). Chinese sibling influence: Emerging adult influence on risky behavior and attitudes. Semi-annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood. Providence, Rhode Island.

Buery, J. C. & Peterson, F. R., (2010, November). Undergraduate Experiences While Attending the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. Annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations. Minneapolis, Minneapolis.


Contact Dr. Peterson at rpeterson@ucmo.edu