Youth Development - Instructor
Carrie L. Hanson-Bradley is an assistant professor of practice in child, youth, and family studies at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Hanson-Bradley’s primary areas of interest and scholarly activity include systems-based mental health interventions, increasing access to mental health services for those affected by chronic and complex trauma and exploring family dynamics that protect children from the deleterious effects of family stress, crisis and trauma.
Hanson-Bradley received her doctorate from the University of Minnesota in family social science with a focus in couple and family therapy. Dr. Hanson-Bradley teaches CYAF 280 (Family Science), CYAF 382 (Working with Parents), and several online courses for the Great Plains IDEA program. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist who specializes in treating individuals, couples and families affected by grief, loss, illness and trauma.
Ph.D. in Family Social Science with emphasis in Couple and Family Therapy, University of Minnesota, 2015
M.S. in Family Studies with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Kentucky, 2007
B.A. in English, Brigham Young University, 2004