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Jennifer M. Safford-Farquharson, M.Ed.

Adjunct Professor, Community Development and Planning
Community Development and Planning
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Phone: (774) 289-1087

Jennifer Safford-Farquharson, who began teaching for IDCE in 2012, received a Master';s in Education from Cambridge College in 2003, and a B.S. in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from Worcester State University in 2000. Safford-Farquharson also teaches for Worcester State University where she has been an adjunct faculty member since 2003. She is also a professional trainer and consultant and has been working with non-profits organizations, schools, and youth-serving agencies across the state since 2001.

Safford-Farquharson is currently serving as the Project Manager for the Statewide Youth Violence Prevention Research Team, under Laurie Ross and Ellen Foley, through funding from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. Safford-Farquharson is also a member of the Board of Trustees for Seven Hills Charter Public School.


Master's in Education, Integrated Studies, Cambridge College

B.S. in Sociology and Psychology, Worcester State College

Courses Offered

Fundamentals of Youth Work

Selected Publications

Ross, L., Buglione, S., & Safford-Farquharson, J. (2011). "Training the 'wizards';: A model for buildingself efficacy and peer networks among urban youthworkers." Child & Youth Services, 32

Bugilione, Safford-Farquharson. (2010) "The Difference Between You and Me: Faculty Identities at Play in the Classroom." Human Architecture Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge, Volume VIII, Issue 1, Spring 2010 & Presented at the Teaching for Transformation Conference of the University of Massachusetts Boston';s Center for Inclusive Teaching, Boston, MA.

Buglione, Charbonneau, Safford-Farquharson. (2008). "Emerging Leaders Program: Evaluation Report" University of Massachusetts Boston';s College of Management Center for Collaborative Leadership

Buglione, Safford. (2006). "Who are Those People? Teaching for Cultural Competence."
Presented at the Teaching for Transformation Conference of the University of Massachusetts Boston's Center for Inclusive Teaching, Boston, MA.