Darlene Christensen

Home and Community Department

Extension Associate Professor / Finance / Tooele County


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Contact Information

Office Location: Tooele County
Phone: (435) 277-2406
Email: darlene.christensen@usu.edu
Website: http://extension.usu.edu/tooele

Educational Background

MS, Family & Consumer Sciences- Clothing & Textiles, Univeristy of Wyoming, 2005
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Awards

Outstanding PSE (Policy, Systems and Environment) Award, 2016

Utah State University Food $ense program

Family Health and Wellness Award, 2016

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development /Family Relationships, 2016

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

ESP Mid-career award, 2013

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NEAFCS Soap and Detergent Association Clean Families, 2012

dean don felker financial management team award, 2009

National Extension of Family and Consumer Strategies

educational publications award, 2nd place regional, 2009

National Extension of Family and Consumer Strategies

distinguished service award, 2008

national association of exension 4H agents

distinguished service award, 2008

National Extension of Family and Consumer Strategies

educational publications award, 1st place regional, 2008

National Extension of Family and Consumer Strategies

mid-career award , 2007

utah association of family and consumer sciences

Written News Award, 2nd place regional, 2006

National Extension of Family and Consumer Strategies

technology educational materials, national 2nd , 2004

National Extension of Family and Consumer Strategies


Publications | Fact Sheets

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Curriculum

  • Christensen, D., Hunsaker, T.C, Christensen, A., (2016). Change Makes Sense Budget Basics. http://extension.usu.edu/change-makes-sense
  • Christensen, D., Hunsaker, T.C, Christensen, A., (2016). Change Makes Sense Credit 101. http://extension.usu.edu/change-makes-sense
  • Christensen, D., Hunsaker, T.C, Christensen, A., (2016). Change Makes Sense: Debt Elimination. http://extension.usu.edu/change-makes-sense
  • Christensen, D., Hunsaker, T.C, Christensen, A., (2016). Change Makes Sense: Getting Organized . http://extension.usu.edu/change-makes-sense
  • Christensen, D., MacArthur, S., Discover 4-H Duct Tape Clubs. Utah State University Extension
  • Washburn, C., Christensen, D., Brower, N., (2013). Marriage Survival Curriculum.
  • Christensen, D., Haws, S., Brower, N., Proctor, D.G, Lyons, L., Olsen, R., (2010). Utah Fun With Food.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • LeBlanc, H.R, Haws, S., Christensen, N.K, Christensen, D., Christofferson, D., SNAP-Ed Participants Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption. Journal of National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Sagers, S., Greenhalgh, L., Christensen, D., Sherwood, T., (2011). Tooele County 4-H Youth Garden - An Interactive Approach. , 6:4
  • Riggs, K., Christensen, D., (2009). Building competent, caring, and contributing middle- school youth through effective after-school programs. The Journal of Utah Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2009, on-line.

Professional Journal

  • Brower, N., Christensen, D., Washburn, C., Guy, S.M, (2012). Identifying the Needs and Wants of Couples Attending Marriage Education. Forum for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Christensen, D., House, A., (2010). Utah Individual Development Account Financial Education for Low Income. Utah association of family & consumer sciences, 11:1, 70-79.
  • washburn, c., Christensen, D., (2008). Financial harmony: a key component of successful marriage relationship. Forum of Family and Consumer Sciences

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

Other

  • Christensen, D., (2012). www.soaperhero.org website. *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Extension

Community Development, 2007 - 2022
Financial Education, 2007 - 2022
Food Safety, 2007 - 2022
Healthy Living and Nutrition, 2007 - 2022
Youth Development, 2007 - 2022
Civil Rights, 2007 - 2022
State-wide Snap Ed Food $ense/Create Better Health Youth Programming, 2018 - 2021
Utah Saves State-Wide Campaign, 2008 - 2010