David Law

Administration

Associate Vice President - Uintah Basin


David Law

Contact Information

Office Location: Roosevelt 116C / Vernal 138R
Phone: (435) 722-1716
Email: david.law@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Marriage and Family Therapy, Brigham Young University, 1997
The Influence of Marriage and Family Therapy on Utilization of Professional Health Care Services in a Health Maintenance Organization
MS, Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Wisconsin-Stout, 1991
The Relationship Between Leisure Interaction Patterns, Marital and Family Satisfaction, and Gender, in Dual-Earner and Traditional Families
BS, Psychology, Utah State University, 1988
Other, General Education, Snow College, 1984

Awards

Outstanding Faculty Member, 2013

USU Pinnacle Honor Society

Undegraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year, 2013

USU Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year, 2012

USU Regional Campuses and Distance Education

Exemplary Online Course, 2011

Regional Campus and Distance Education

Head Start Volunteer Award, 2008

Head Start

Researcher of the Year, 2008

USU Regional Campuses and Distance Education

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year, 2007

USU Regional Campuses and Distance Education

Innovative Practices , 2006

USU Regional Campuses and Distance Education

Outstanding Lecturer, 2004

USU Uintah Basin

Outstanding Dissertation , 1997

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy


Publications | Books

      Publications | Book Chapters

    • Wells, M.G, Law, D., Johnson, J.E, (2002). Applications of attachment theory to parent training: It’s all about relationships . Pabst Science Publishers

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Journal Articles

    Academic Journal

    • Berge, J.M, Law, D., Johnson, J., Wells, G.M, (2010). Effectiveness of a Psychoeducational Parenting Group on Child, Parent, and Family Behavior: A Pilot Study in a Family Practice Clinic With an Underserved Population. Families, Systems, & Health, 28, 224-235. doi: DOI: 10.1037/a0020907
    • Wood, N.D, Crane, D.R, Schaalje, B.S, Law, D., (2005). What works for whom: A meta-analytic review of marital and couples therapy in reference to marital distress. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 33, 273-287.
    • Wood, N.D, Crane, D.R, Law, D., Schaalje, B.S, (2004). The relationship between therapist characteristics and decreased medical utilization: An exploratory study. Contemporary Family Therapy, 26, 61-69.
    • Law, D., Crane, D.R, Berge, J.M, (2003). The influence of individual, marital, and family therapy on high utilizers of health care. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 29, 353-363.
    • Crane, D.R, Law, D., (2002). Doing medical offset research in a health maintenance organization: challenges and opportunities. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 28, 15-19.
    • Law, D., Crane, D.R, (2000). The influence of marital and family therapy on health care utilization in a health maintenance organization. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 26, 281-291.

    In-House Journal

      Professional Journal

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Technical Reports

      Research Reports

        An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

        Publications | Other

        Newsletter

        • Law, D., Crane, D.R, (1998). Prediction of MFT health care offset: therapist and patient factors. Family Therapy News
        • Crane, D.R, Law, D., (1996). Research shows health care use decreases after marriage and family therapy. Family Therapy News

        Other

        • Wells, M.G, Law, D., Johnson, J.E, (2005). Love, limits, and latitude: A thousand small moments of parenting” session manual. BYU Press

        An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

        Teaching

        HDFS 2400 - Couple and Family Relationships (BSS), Fall 2023
        HDFS 2400 - Couple and Family Relationships (BSS), Summer 2023
        HDFS 4260 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2023
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2023
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2022
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2022
        HDFS 4260 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2022
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2022
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2021
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2021
        HDFS 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2021
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2021
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2020
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2020
        HDFS 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2020
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2020
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2019
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2019
        HDFS 2660 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Summer 2019
        HDFS 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2019
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2019
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2018
        HDFS 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2018
        HDFS 2660 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Summer 2018
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2018
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2018
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2017
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2017
        FCHD 2660 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Summer 2017
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2017
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2017
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2017
        FCHD 2660 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2017
        FCHD 4400 - Research Practicum in FCHD, Spring 2017
        FCHD 1500 - Human Development Across the Lifespan, Fall 2016
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2016
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2016
        FCHD 2660 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Summer 2016
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2016
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2016
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2015
        FCHD 4400 - Research Practicum in FCHD, Fall 2015
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2015
        FCHD 2660 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Summer 2015
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2015
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2015
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2014
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2014
        FCHD 2660 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Summer 2014
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crises and Interventions, Spring 2014
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2014
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2014
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2013
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2013
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2013
        FCHD 2660 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Summer 2013
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crises and Interventions, Spring 2013
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2013
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2013
        FCHD 4400 - Research Practicum in FCHD, Spring 2013
        PSY 1010 - General Psychology, Fall 2012
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2012
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2012
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum Skills, Fall 2012
        FCHD 2610 - Child Guidance, Summer 2012
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2012
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crises and Interventions, Spring 2012
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2012
        PSY 1010 - General Psychology, Spring 2012
        FCHD 1500 - Human Development Across the Lifespan, Spring 2012
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Spring 2012
        FCHD 4400 - Research Practicum in FCHD, Spring 2012
        FCHD 1500 - Human Development Across the Lifespan, Fall 2011
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2011
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2011
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum Skills, Fall 2011
        FCHD 2610 - Child Guidance, Summer 2011
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Summer 2011
        FCHD 1500 - Human Development Across the Lifespan, Fall 2010
        FCHD 1500 - Human Development Across the Lifespan, Fall 2010
        FCHD 1500 - Human Development Across the Lifespan, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2010
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum Skills, Fall 2010
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum Skills, Fall 2010
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum Skills, Fall 2010
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crisis and Intervention, Spring 2010
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2010
        PSY 1010 - Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2010
        PSY 1010 - Introduction to Psychology, Fall 2009
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2009
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2009
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Spring 2009
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2009
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2008
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2008
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2008
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2008
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2008
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Spring 2008
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Spring 2008
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2008
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2008
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2007
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2007
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2007
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2007
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2007
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2007
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2007
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Spring 2007
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2007
        FCHD 3130 - Research Methods, Spring 2007
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crisis and Intervention, Fall 2006
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2006
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2006
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2006
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2006
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2006
        FCHD 3130 - Research Methods, Spring 2006
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crisis and Intervention, Fall 2005
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2005
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2005
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2005
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2005
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Spring 2005
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2005
        FCHD 3130 - Research Methods, Spring 2005
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crisis and Intervention, Fall 2004
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2004
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2004
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2004
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2004
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Spring 2004
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2004
        FCHD 3130 - Research Methods, Spring 2004
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crisis and Intervention, Fall 2003
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2003
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2003
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2003
        FCHD 5540 - Family Life Education Methods, Spring 2003
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Spring 2003
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2003
        FCHD 3130 - Research Methods, Spring 2003
        FCHD 4220 - Family Crisis and Intervention, Fall 2002
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2002
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2002
        FCHD 4900 - Pre-Practicum, Fall 2002
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Spring 2002
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Spring 2002
        FCHD 3130 - Research Methods, Spring 2002
        FCHD 1500 - Human Dev. Through the Lifespan, Fall 2001
        FCHD 2400 - Marriage and Family Relationships, Fall 2001
        FCHD 2610 - Parenting and Child Guidance, Fall 2001