University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jacy K Farkas

Academic Program: 
Family Studies and Human Development
University of Arizona: BA, MA


Academic & Professional Interests:

  • Adolescent development and transition to adulthood, in particular for youth with developmental and other disabilities, as well as youth in the child welfare system
  • Models of person-centered practices and asset based community development
  • Intersectionality of disability, race/ethnicity, and culture in terms of community inclusion and successful adult living
  • Diversity and cultural/linguistic competency


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