Cindy Nelson

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Extension Associate Professor / Health and Wellness / 4-H and Youth / Beaver County


Cindy Nelson

Contact Information

Office Location: Beaver County Extension Office
Phone: 435-438-6452
Email: cindy.nelson@usu.edu
Website: http://extension.usu.edu/beaver

Educational Background

ME, Educational Leadership, (Administraive Endorsement), Southern Utah University, 2011
BS, Physical Education, (Psychology, Coaching emphasis), Brigham Young University, 1986

Licensures & Certifications

NeuroTrax Operational Training Series v.2, NeuroTrax Innovative Science for Brain Health, 2019
Not Anymore for Employees, Utah State University , 2019
Master Remote Work Professional, Utah State University Extension, 2019
Adult Mental Health first Aid USA, National Council for Behavioral Health, 2019
Certified Tai Chi Instructor, 2018
CPR Certication, American Red Cross, 2018
Prepare, Enrich, Enspire, Dibble Institute for Marriage Education, 2015
QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Certification, QPR Institute, Mark Dupont, 2015
Relationship Smarts Plus 3.0, Dibble Institute for Marriage Education, 2015
Community Wellness Coach, Coalition for a Healthier Community for Utah Women and Girls. University of Utah, 2014
Couple Links, Lasting Intimacy Through Nurturing, Knowledge, and Skills, Love Thinks, John C. VanEpp, 2014
Parenting the Love and Logic Way, Independent Facilitator, Love Thinks, LLC, 2014
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), Institutional Review Board (IRB) Utah State University, 2013
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, 1997
Keyboarding Teaching Endorsement, State Board of Education, 1992
Small Schools Health Teaching Endorsement, State Board of Education, 1992

Biography

Cindy has a bachelor's degree from BYU in Physical Education and Psychology and a Master's degree from SUU in Educational Leadership. She has been a certified EMT and has a secondary teaching degree.

Teaching Interests

Wellness, fitness, and nutrition Balancing family life-finance and relationships Youth leadership and development

Research Interests

Wellness

Awards

Achievement in Service Award, 2017

NAE4-HA

Excellence in 4-H volunteerism-Team, 2017

NAE4-HA

Discover 4-H Clubs, Distinguished Team, 2017

Epsilon Sigma Phi

2016 Achievement of Service Award, 2017

UAE4-HW

County Faculty of the Year, 2017

Utah State Univeristy Extension

New Educator Award, 2017

UEAFCS

Communication Award, Internet Education Technology, Live Well Utah Blog, Utah Team, 2nd Place National, 2016

NEAFCS

Communications: Internet Education Technology Live Well Utah Blog, Utah Team, 2016

NEAFCS

Family Health and Wellness Award, Utah Food Sense Program, 2016

NEAFCS

Communications: Internet Education Technology Live Well Utah Blog, Utah Team, 2016

UEAFCS

Diversity Awards (Individual) Healthy Habits, 2016

UEAFCS

Family Health and Wellness Award (Individual) Healthy Habits, 2016

UEAFCS

Family Health and Wellness Award, Utah Food Sense Program, 2016

UEAFCS

Innovative Program (Team) Community Wellness Coaching, 2016

UEAFCS

Peer Recognition Award, 2016

UEAFCS

Supervisor of the Year, 2015

Utah Food $ense

Relationship Skills Educator Certificate of Appreciation, 2015

Utah Marriage Commission

Marketing/Public Relations Team Award, 2015

UEAFCS

Peer Recognition Award, 2014

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Program Excellence Through Research Team Award, 2013

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Innovative Program Team Award, 2013

Utah Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences


Publications | Abstracts

  • Cromwell, S., Nelson, C., MacArthur, S., Prevedel, S., (2016). Healthy Living: Incorporate it into Your 4-H Program (WRLF).
  • Prevedel, S., Peterson, G., Nelson, C., Mueller, M., Simonsen, S.E, Improving Health Equity through University Community Partnerships: Motivational-Interview-Based Community Wellness Coaching in Diverse Rural and Urban Utah Communities. 2016 ActiveLiving Research Conference
  • Cromwell, S., Nelson, C., Food & Field Olympics: Activities for Young Children.
  • MacArthur, S., Cromwell, S., Garcia, Z., Hill, P.A, Nelson, C., Discover 4-H Clubs: Baby Stepping into new 4-H Projects.
  • MacArthur, S., Cromwell, S., Garcia, Z., Hill, P.A, Nelson, C., Discover 4-H Clubs: Baby Stepping into new 4-H Projects.
  • Garcia, Z., Sulser, A.R, Hunter, B., Nelson, C., Building Bridges Within Extension, New Agent Suggestions for Launching Program Development.

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

Publications | Fact Sheets

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

Publications | Curriculum

  • Nelson, C., MacArthur, S., Hashimoto, C., (2016). Discover 4-H Fitness Clubs.
  • Nelson, C., MacArthur, S., Hashimoto, C., (2014). Discover 4-H Fitness Clubs.

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

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Professional Journal

  • MacArthur, S., Nelson, C., Brower, N., Memmott, M.P, Peterson, G., (2016). Discover 4-H Clubs: The Essential Resource for 4-H. Journal of Extension

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

Publications | MultiMedia

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

Publications | Technical Reports

Research Reports

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

    Publications | Other

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

    Extension

    FCS, 2013 - 2020
    Wellness, 2013 - 2020
    Southwest 4-H Region Ambassadors, 2012 - 2020
    4-H Youth Development, 2012 - 2018
    Needs Assessments/Issue Identification, 2012 - 2012