Steve Dennis

Child Development Faculty


Phone Number 208-496-4008

Email Address denniss@byui.edu

Email Address   145 RIG

Education

  • Ph.D. in Family and Human Development - December 1995
  • M.S. in Instructional Technology - June 1992
  • B.A in Human Resource Development - April 1987

Experience

University Faculty Member - August 2005 to Present

  • Instructor at Brigham Young University Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho

Extension Family Life Specialist - September 2000 to July 2005

  • Cooperative Extension Service at University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

Assistant Professor - August 1996 to September 2000

  • School of Human Enviromental Sciences at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

S.P.I.E.S. Project Coordinator - August 1995 to August 1996

  • Strategies for Preschool Intervention in Everyday Settings at Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Abbreviated Activities

Courses

  • Child 210: Child Development
  • Child 320: Adolescent Development
  • Faml 120 Principles of Parenting
  • Faml 430: Family and Community Relations
  • FDREL 200: Family Foundations

Funded Projects

  • The Best Care Child Care Training Program
  • Project Director
  • Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education 2001-2003.
  • Family and Community Connections Project Director. 
  • USDA - Cooperative State Research, Education , and Extension 2002-2003.
  • Raising Arkansas Youth Supervising Board Member Search Institute and Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. 2001-2003.

Witten Works

  • Building Developmental Assets in Early Childhood Best Care 2003.
  • Creating Teachable Moment in Everyday Settings  Best Care 2002.
  • Self-Regulation and the Emotional Development of Children  Best Care  2002.
  • Parent Education  Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family  2003.
  • Adding Up the Assets Parenting Arkansas' Feature Article  Fall, 2002.
  • Building Family Assets...and Memories 2002  Volunteer Leader Guide  2002
  • Using Family Routines, Rituals and Traditions to Guide Children   Volunteer Leader Guide 2001