College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources
Her areas of interests are positive youth development, domestic violence and child maltreatment prevention, facilitating strategic visioning and futuring for organizations, enhancing community collaboration and health and wellness programs.
Capacity Building for Healthy Communities
Capacity building strengthens an organization’s ability to fulfill its mission to have a positive impact on communities. Strategic thinking, visioning, action planning and board development are capacity building activities.
Grow Your Own, Nevada!
Learn the secrets of high desert gardening
Healthy Eating Active Living: Mapping Attributes using Participatory Photographic Surveys (HEAL MAPPS)
Healthy Eating Active Living: Mapping Attributes using Participatory Photographic Surveys (HEAL MAPPS) engages people in community-based participatory research to document attributes of the rural community environment that are perceived by residents as obesity preventing or promoting and assess the local resources and readiness to implement community-level obesity prevention strategies to prevent unhealthy weight gain/overweight and obesity among children and their families.
Heart & Shield: Rural Domestic Violence Prevention Program
Program works to promote resiliency, strengthen positive future relationships and stop the domestic violence cycle
Keeping Kids Safe: Recognizing,Reporting and Responding to Child Maltreatment
Extension created the Keeping Kids Safe Program to teach those working with youth or providing child care how to recognize, respond to and report possible child maltreatment to protect children and youth, and help child care providers comply with state regulations.
Nevada Radon Education Program
The Nevada Radon Education Program is a partnership with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health to educate Nevadans about the health risk posed by elevated levels of radon in the home. The Extension program offers literature, educational presentations and low cost radon test kits in many county Extension and partner offices.