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  • Jessie Bennett, PhD, CTRS/L is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Recreation Management and Policy. She received her B.S. in Therapeutic Recreation from Green Mountain College, her M.S. in Youth and Family Recreation from Brigham Young University, and her Ph.D. in Leisure Behavior from Indiana University. After completing her B.S., she worked as a recreational therapist (RT) for a residential rehabilitation center for children with developmental disabilities. During her M.S. and PhD., she worked as a RT with military service members with combat-related disabilities and their families. She has extensive clinical training as an RT, with most of her career working as an RT in adaptive sports programs for Veterans with disabilities. Employing primarily mixed methodologies, her research is focused on examining the outcomes of RT programs for Veterans with physical and psychological disabilities. She has worked with Northeast Passage to collect data on the outcomes of the PATHâ„¢ model.
  • Teaching Activities

  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2019
  • Therp Rec Mental Hlth Princple Taught course 2019
  • Rec Mgt & Policy Practicum Taught course 2018 - 2019
  • Independent Study Taught course 2018
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2018
  • Ther Comm Tech in TR Taught course 2018
  • Independent Study Taught course 2018
  • Rec Mgt & Policy Practicum Taught course 2018
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2018
  • Therp Rec Mental Hlth Princple Taught course 2018
  • Rec Mgt & Policy Practicum Taught course 2017 - 2018
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2017
  • Ther Comm Tech in TR Taught course 2017
  • Rec Mgt & Policy Practicum Taught course 2017
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2017
  • Therp Rec Mental Hlth Princple Taught course 2017
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2016
  • Ther Comm Tech in TR Taught course 2016
  • Internship Taught course 2016
  • Rec Mgt & Policy Practicum Taught course 2016
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2016
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2016
  • Internship Taught course 2015
  • Interventns&Documentatn in TR Taught course 2015
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2015
  • Internship Taught course 2015
  • Rec Mgt & Policy Practicum Taught course 2015
  • Rec Serv Indiv w/Disabilities Taught course 2015
  • Therap Rec Rehab Princpl & Int Taught course 2015
  • Internship Taught course 2014
  • Interventns&Documentatn in TR Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Therapeutic Recreation, Green Mountain College
  • M.S. Parks, Recreation and Leisure, Brigham Young University
  • Ph.D. Parks, Recreation and Leisure, Indiana University - Bloomington
  • Full Name

  • Jessie Bennett