Jennifer Reinke

PhD, LAMFT, CFLE
Human Development and Family Studies

Office: 144 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-1405
Email: reinkej@uwstout.edu

Education

Ph.D. Family Social Science

  • University of Minnesota

M.A. Family Life Education

  • Concordia University - St. Paul

B.A. Psychology

  • University of Minnesota

Research Interests

Families affected by special health care needs, specifically Autism Spectrum Disorder, best practice in family-centered care, and effective teaching practices in family studies

Selected Publications:

Reinke, J. S. & Walcheski, M. J. (in press). Internal dynamics of families. In M. J. Walcheski & J. S. Reinke (Eds.), Family life education: The practice of family science. Minneapolis, MN: National Council on Family Relations. 

Walcheski, M. J. & Reinke, J. S. (Eds.). (in press). Family life education: The practice of family science. Minneapolis, MN: National Council on Family Relations. 

Reinke, J. S. & Solheim, C. (in press). Online social support experiences of mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Child and Family Studies. doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-0039-9.

Reinke, J. S. & Solheim, C. A. (in press). Families of children with autism spectrum disorder: The role of family-centered care in perceived family challenges. In J. H. McCormick & S. L. Blair (Eds.). Contemporary perspectives in family research Vol. 8a. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing. Re

Hewitt, A. S., Agosta, J., Heller, T., Cameron Williams, A., & Reinke, J. (2013). Families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Policy, funding, services and experiences. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 51(5), 349-359. 

Hewitt, A. S., Nord, D., Bogenschutz, M., & Reinke, J. (2013). Community living. Inclusion, 1(1), 17-27.

Sedlezky, L., Reinke, J., Larson, S. & Hewitt, A. (2013). National Frontline Supervisor Competencies. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Research and Training Center on Community Living, Institute on Community Integration. 

Courses Taught

Assistant Professor

  • Department of Human Development and Family Studies

    • HDFS 115 Healthy Couple Relationships 

    • HDFS 310/510 Family Stress, Coping and Adaptation

    • HDFS 320/520 Divorced, Single Parent and Remarried Family

    • HDFS 370/570: Living with the Spectrum: Autism and Family Life