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Haley Griffiths, PhD

Assistant Professor of Practice
Therapeutic Recreation
HPER 351
865-974-1285
hgriffi2@vols.utk.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSES TAUGHT

RSM 310 Developing and Evaluating Therapeutic Recreation Programs
RSM 326 Therapeutic Rec Program
RSM 426 Advanced Therapeutic Rec Program
RSM 320 Therapeutic Recreation and Special Populations
RSM 430 Admin Therapeutic Recreation Services

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research focus is on program implementation in therapeutic recreation. Examining how Griffiths’ research examines program implementation and outcomes of participation in therapeutic recreation and related areas, specifically in an outdoor setting. While many outcomes of recreation participation have been identified, she hopes to provide connections between program curriculum and outcomes. Additionally, she has research interests in the military community, investigating resiliency in military youth and identifying factors impacting female veteran community reintegration. Griffiths hopes her work on program implementation can be used to assist recreation organizations in understanding the relationship between program design and delivery and achieving desired participant outcomes.

 

EDUCATION

PhD Clemson University Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management
MS University of Tennessee, Knoxville Recreation and Leisure Studies
BA University of Tennessee, Knoxville Recreation and Leisure Studies