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Fort Hays State University
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Rarick Hall 233
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Ms. April N. Terry, LMLP

Instructor

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Fort Hays State University
Rarick Hall 233J
785-628-4468
anterry2@fhsu.edu

Degrees:

B.A. Psychology, Kansas Wesleyan University
B.A. Criminal Justice, Kansas Wesleyan University
M.A. Psychology, Washburn University

Courses Taught:
Drugs and Society
Community Corrections
Criminal Profiling
Victimology
Criminology
Sex Crimes
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Corrections
Serial Killers
Criminal Justice Research
Victim Advocacy

Fields of Specialization:
Licensed Master's Level Psychologist; examining the differences in attitudes among juvenile justice system personnel; assessing risk/need/personality characteristics of juvenile offenders; exploring the pathways to offending; clinical therapy with mentally ill offenders and sex offending youth. University involvement in developing a structure and process leading to improved gender-based violence and prevention with specific work towards Title IX compliance.

Other Professional Activity:
Coordinator for the Global Justice Learning Community

Certified on the Youthful Level of Service - Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI); Effective Communication Motivational Strategies and Common Sense Parenting.

Facilitator of Choices, Changes Challenges Curriculum; Thinking for a Change and Aggression Replacement Training.

Presentations:

Troy, T., Perry, B., & Terry, A.N. Self-disclosed attitudes and beliefs of deviant behavior: A study of Greek Life students (2016). The American Society of Criminology Annual Conference.

Orchard, M., Terry, A.N., & Hughes, Vivian. Title IX and sexual assault: Vignettes expose undergraduates’ perceptions of consent and endorsement of rape myths (2016). The American Society of Criminology Annual Conference.

Pealer, J.A., & Terry, A.N. Correctional officers’ views on juvenile offending: Nature versus nurture in rehabilitative attitudes (2016). Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference.

Terry, A.N. & Pealer, J. Does the child saving mentality hold for juvenile sex offenders? Results from a conservative Midwestern statewide survey (2016). Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference.

Terry, A.N. & Pealer, J. Does the child saving mentality hold for juvenile sex offenders? Results from a conservative Midwestern statewide survey (2016). Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference.

Cano, M., Terry, A.N., & Steinmetz, K. Race/ethnicity and the social organizational contexts of probation outcomes in a Midwestern state (2016). Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference.

Pealer, J.A., & Terry, A.N. Correctional officers’ views on juvenile offending: Nature versus nurture in rehabilitative attitudes (2016). Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Conference.

Orchard, M., Terry, A.N., & Hughes, Vivian. Title IX and sexual assault: Vignettes expose undergraduates’ perceptions of consent and endorsement of rape myths (2016). The American Society of Criminology Annual Conference.

Terry, A.N. The Economic Development Dimensions of Prison in Rural Communities: A Review of Key Issues (2015). Presented at the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference. Terry, A.N. Reframing Incident Reports (2015). Fort Hays State University. Presented to Residential Life staff.

Pealer, J. & Terry, A.N. Attitudes of Child Savers: Do Correctional Staff Support Rehabilitative Efforts (2014). Presented at the Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference.  

Terry, A.N. Special Populations in Juvenile Offenders (2012). Presented to the Kansas Association of Court Services Officers.

Terry, A.N. The etiology and treatment of juvenile sex offenders (2010). Presented to the Washburn University's Department of Psychology.

Stos, A.N. The etiology and prognosis of eating disorders (2009). Presented to the Washburn University's Athletic Department.

Hoekstra, S.J. & Stos, A.N. Video gamers and perceptual intelligence: Pattern recognition in Set (2008). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hoekstra, S.J., Stos, A.N., Swendson, J.R., & Hoekstra, A.E.H. Racial bias in dream content (2007). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Stos, A.N. Authoritarianism and racial bias (2006). Oral presentations at Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, KS.

 

Publications:

 Terry, A.N. (2016). Reconceptualizing gender: A historical perspective from structure to process and intersectionality. Journal of Research in Gender Studies, 6(2), 69-82.

Terry, A.N. (2016). Surveying issues that arise in women’s prisons: A content critique of Orange is the New Black. Sociology Compass, 10(7), 1-14.

Terry, A.N. (2016). Sexual behavior in prison populations understood through the framework of rational choice and exchange theory. Student Pulse , 8(1), 1-3.

Terry, A.N. (2015). The Economic Development Dimensions of Prison in Rural Communities: A Review of Key Issues. International Journal of Rural Criminology, 3 (1).

Hoekstra, S.J., Stos, A.N., Swendson, J.R., & Hoekstra, A.E.H. (2012). Racial bias in dream content. Dreaming, 22 (1), 10-17.

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