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Betsy Kennedy

  • Betsy Kennedy
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Human Movement Sciences
  • 2023 Student Recreation Ctr
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4703
  • bkennedy@odu.edu
  • Education

    Temple University, 1987
    Major: Recreation and Leisure Studies
    Degree: M.Ed.
    West Chester University, 1985
    Major: Health and Physical Education
    Degree: B.S.
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Professional CTRS
    Sponsoring Organization: National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
    Date Obtained: 1986-01-01
    Expiration Date: 2010-12-31
  • Expertise

    Recreation Therapy
    Recreation Therapy / Recreation and Special Populations / The Importance of Play and Leisure / The Role of Recreational therapy in Health Care
    Recreation
    Recreation Therapy / Recreation and Special Populations / The Importance of Play and Leisure / The Role of Recreational therapy in Health Care
    Recreation Therapy
    Recreation Therapy / Recreation and Special Populations / The Importance of Play and Leisure / The Role of Recreational therapy in Health Care
    Therapy
    Recreation Therapy / Recreation and Special Populations / The Importance of Play and Leisure / The Role of Recreational therapy in Health Care
  • 2011: Shining Star Award, ODU Division of Student Affairs
  • 2010: Darden College of Education Teaching Innovation and Excellence Award
  • 2010: Shining Star Award, ODU Division of Student Affairs
  • 2009: Ann James Outstanding Presentation Award, Southeast Recreation Therapy Symposium
  • 2008: 2008 YMCA Service To Youth Award, YMCA of South Hampton Roads
  • 2007: Award of Recognition for Excellence in Leadership and Distinguished Service, National Council for Therapeutic Recreation
  • 2005: Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, Disability Services, Old Dominion University
  • 2004: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • 2003: Darden College of Education Service Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2002: Certificate of Recognition Award, American Therapeutic Recreation Association
  • 2002: Distinguished Service and Leadership Award, National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
  • 1995: Distinguished Service Award, Virginia Recreation and Park Society Therapeutic Recreation Section
  • 1995: Presidential Certificate, Virginia Recreation and Park Society
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Critical Issues in Health Education
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Department of Education through the Centers for Disease Control
    Date: September, 1996 - September, 1997
    Investigators:Kennedy, B.; Tow, P.
    School Health Programs to Prevent HIV Infection
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Department of Education through the Centers of Disease Control
    Date: September, 1996 - September, 1997
    Investigators:Kennedy, B.; Tow, P.