Impact Reports
Marital and Family Relations

A Pioneer Among Online Extension Courses: A Decade in Review for CoupleTALK 1998-2007

Community Education from a Family Systems Approach: Results from Short Lesson Formats

Offering relationship and marriage education in your community. The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, 12(1). http://ncsu.edu/ffci/publications/2007/v12-n1-2007-spring/olsen-shirer/fa-5-olsen-shirer.php

Cooperative extension initiatives in marriage and couples education.  Family Relations, 53, 433-439. 

Infidelity treatment patterns: A practice-based evidence approach. American Journal of Family Therapy, 35(4), 327-341.

Stepping stones for stepfamilies.  The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, 4(3), http://ncsu.edu/ffci/publications/1999/v4-n3-1999-winter/showcase-usa.php

Stepping stones for step families.  Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual National Rural Families Conference, 65-66.

Stepping stones for stepfamilies: An extension program to strengthen stepfamily living.  Family Relations and Human Development/Family Economics and Resource Management Biennial, 3, 55.

Farm Families Working Together

Women Managing the Farm 3-Year Report

Integrating economics, management, and human relationship Issues into training for successful farm family businesses.  Journal of Extension (in press).

Inheritance:  A tale of two perceptions. Online Journal of Rural Research and Policy, 2006.5.  http://www.ojrrp.org/issues/2006/05/index.html

Families Across Cultures

Community Education from a Family Systems Approach: Results from Short Lesson Formats

Cultural implications and guidelines for family life programming with Latino audience (submitted for journal review)

How mid-western Latinos view strong marriages. (unpublished manuscript)

Affirming diversity in a multicultural society.  Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual National Rural Families Conference. 89-90.  

Tools for understanding and valuing ethnic diversity.  Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual National Rural Families Conference.  52.