Dr. J. Sue Fletcher, Ed.D.

Professor Emerita

Education

CSU, Fresno - BSN
CSU, Fresno - MSN, specialty: Nursing Education and Community Mental Health
University of San Francisco - EdD, Emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction

Professional Experience

Staff Nursing: Porterville State Hospital for the Developmentally Disabled, Doctor's Medical Center in Modesto, Stanislaus Medical Center in Modesto, Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, and Healthspan Home Nursing in Merced

Community College Educator: College of the Sequoias, Shasta College, and Modesto Junior College

CSU, Stanislaus: Department of Nursing and Department of Kinesiology (formerly Department of Physical Education and Health)

Professional Organizations: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAPHERD), California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (CAHERD), Scientific Society for the Study of Sexuality (SSSS), and World Association of Sexology (WAS), and International Family Therapy Association (IFTA)

J. Sue Fletcher

Contact Information

Building Location: Field House Annex
See Building #5: Map

Office Location: T107 - See Map

Phone: (209) 667-3326

E-mail: jsfletcher@csustan.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Research/Scholarly Activities - only

Fletcher, J. Sue. Research Consortium Proposal Reviewer for American Alliance for Health, Physical Eduacation, Recreation, and Dance July 2013.

Fletcher, J. Sue. Ethnographic Data Collection on the Peoples of the Mekong River Delta: Cambodia and Vietnam. April 2013.

Fletcher, J.Sue Research Consortium Proposal Reviewer for American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance September 2012.

(Please note that some of my professional writing is under my married name of Cook)

Journal Articles

Powell, Brent and Fletcher, J. Sue. "Should Reproductive Anatomy Be Taught in University Health Courses" in review by Horizon Research Publishing Corporation July 2013.

Filbrun, AD and Fletcher, JS. “NCLB: the Next Step in the Diminishment of Physical Education and Health. “ (Reprint) The Virginia Journal. Fall (2005): Vol. 27, No. 2: 21-23.

Filbrun, AD and Fletcher, JS. “NCLB: the Next Step in the Diminishment of Physical Education and Health.” CAHPERD Journal. Spring 2005: Vol67, No. 4: 27 – 29.

Fletcher, JS “Children’s Lack of Access to Health Care as a Barrier to Academic Performance: A Brief Summary of Issues.” American Journal of Health Education, July/August (2004): 35:No4, pp 235-237.

Hall, EM, Fletcher, JS, Luo, P, Wright, M, and Young, S. “Increasing Learning Through Integration.” CAHPERD Journal, September (2004): Volume 67, No 1: 21-23.

Luo, P and Fletcher, JS “Wellness: Organizational Culture Climate.” CAHPERD Journal/Times. Nov (2000): 8-10.

Luo, P and Fletcher, JS “American and Chinese College-Age Students: A Comparative Survey of Lifestyle and Wellness.” CAHPERD Journal/Times. Nov (2000): 10-12.

Fletcher, JS ‘Movement and Other Strategies for Dealing the Attention Deficit Disorder Child in the Classroom.” CAHPERD Journal/Times. Nov (1999): 22.

Luo, P and Fletcher, JS “Child Abuse Policy Practice in the Public Schools of California.”CAHPERD Journal/Times. Nov (1997): 19+.

Fletcher, J.S. “Healthy People 2025 and Beyond.” CAHPERD Journal/Times. Nov (1998): 12.

Cook, JS: "AIDS: Women and Children" Take 5 Newsletter of the Central
Nurses’ Association (Fall 1994).

Cook. JS: What Makes Nurses Successful in Political Campaigns? California Nurse: December 1986/87 Issue.

Media Experience

Summer 2012 one-on-one training from Apple Store on "iPhoto" and "imovie" applications

February 2008 – Delegate interview with radio/newspaper interns at 3rd National Conference on Sexual Health in Abuja, Nigeria

Fletcher, JS. CSUS Stanislaus Video Production: “Woodie’s’ Story: a Legacy of AIDS.”

Produced in HLTH 1000 taught by Dr. J. Sue Fletcher. Used for HLTH 1000 and HLTH 4210, Spring 1995

1993- 1997 Board of Trustee Merced City Schools interviews with education correspondent of the Merced Sun-Star

July 1993 – Modesto Bee interview for article on Condit vote on Clinton Economic Package

November 1993 – KUOP Public Radio talk show on Clinton’s Health Care Reform Plan

July 1992 – Sacramento Public Access Cable talk show on Nurse-Physician Relationship

October 1992 – Modesto Bee interview for article on Presidential Candidates

October 1992 – Modesto Bee provided guest editorial on opposing arguments to Proposition 161 the euthanasia initiative

Conference Proceedings

Fletcher, J. Sue. "Photo journaling: A Therapeutic Tool." At International Family Therapy Association International Conference.  Orlando, FL. February 2013.

Fletcher, J. Sue. Kinesiology. "Type 2 Diabetes in Children: Health and Physical Education Needs." At California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (CAHPERD) State Conference.  Monterey, CA  March 2011.

Fletcher, J. Sue. Kinesiology. "Anxiety Disorder in a Child of Divorce: A Case Study." At International Family Therapy Association (IFTA) World Congress.  Noorwijerhout, Netherlands, March 30- April 2, 2011.

Fletcher, JS and Marcell, T. “Teaching Teens About ‘Good Food/Bad Food’,” Conference Proceedings CAHPERD, March 2009, Santa Clara, California.

Fletcher, JS. “Reflecting on Cultural Diversity in the Classroom for Violence Prevention,”Conference Proceedings SWD AAHPERD/Arizona Combined Convention, January 2009, Phoenix, Arizona.

Watt. BJ and Fletcher, JS. “High Stakes Testing and a Healthy Breakfast.” Conference Proceedings SWD AAHPERD/Hawaii Combined Convention, June 2008, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Fletcher, JS. “Using Qualitative Research to Improve Sexual Health Curriculum in a Diverse Population of University Students.” Conference Proceedings SWD AAHPERD/Hawaii Combined Convention, June 2008, Kona, Hawaii.

Fletcher, JS. “A Strategy for Improving Sexual Health in a Diverse Population of 
University Students: Using Qualitative Research to Improve
Curriculum,” Book of Abstracts International Family Therapists Association Congress, March 2008, Porto, Portugal.

Watt, BJ and Fletcher, JS. “High-Stakes Testing and a Healthy Breakfast,” Conference Proceedings CAHPERD State Conference, March 2008, Riverside, CA.

Fletcher, JS. “A Strategy for Improving Sexual Health in a Diverse Population of University Students,” Proceedings Book 3rd African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights, February 2008, Abuja, Nigeria.

Fletcher, JS. “A Strategy for Improving Global Perspectives of Sexuality Education as a Means for Improving Sexual Health,” Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health Proceedings Book, April 2007, Sydney, Australia.

Fletcher, JS. “Connecting Culture in Your Health and Physical Education Classroom” Conference Proceedings CAHPERD State Conference, March 2007, Sacramento, California.

Fletcher, JS and Herring, J. “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month: Advocacy Through Legislative Partnerships,” SWD/NWD AAHPERD/Nevada Combined Convention Proceedings Book, January 2007, Reno, Nevada.

Fletcher, JS and Marks, D. “Teaching the New Food Guide” Conference Proceedings CAHPERD State Conference, March 2006, Garden Grove, California

Fletcher, JS and Marks, D. “Obesity Epidemic: The Consumer Backlash,” Proceedings Book AAHPERD Convention, April 2006, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Marks, D and Fletcher, JS. “Nutrition Education: The Answer to Reducing Childhood Obesity” SWD AAHPERD/Arizona Combined Conference Proceedings Book, February 2005, Phoenix, Arizona.

Marks, D. and Fletcher, J.S. “Nutrition Lessons to Make Kids Smart Eaters.” Conference Proceedings Book CAHPERD Conference March 2005, Monterey, CA.

Fletcher, J.S., Marks, D., and Young, S. “Sex Education – It’s Academic.” 
Program Proceedings Southwest District/New Mexico Combined AHPERD 
Convention, February 2004, Santa Ana, New Mexico.

Hall, E, Fletcher, JS, Luo, P, Wright, M, and Young, S.  “Increasing Learning Through Integration.” Conference Proceedings Book CAHPERD Conference, March 2004, Pasadena, California.

Fletcher, JS “Sex Education – It’s Elementary and Secondary” Conference Proceedings CAHPERD State Conference March 2003, Sacramento, CA.

Fletcher, JS, Luo, P, and Hall, E. “Do Parents and Administrators Want Teachers to Respond When Elementary Students Ask Questions About Sex?” Program Proceedings SWD District/NWD District/Nevada Combined Conference, February 2003, Reno, Nevada.

Fletcher, JS, Luo, P, and Hall, E. “Do Parents and Administrators Expect Teachers to 
Respond When Issues of Sexuality Arise in the Elementary School Classroom?” 
AAHPERD Convention Proceedings Book, April 2002, San Diego, California.

Fletcher, JS. “I Have to Teach Health, Now What?” Conference Proceedings Book 
CAHPERD Conference, March 2001, Santa Clara, California.

Fletcher, JS, McLaughlin, E, and Luo, P. “Elementary Sexuality Education in
California Public Schools” Conference Proceedings Book CAHPERD
Conference, March2001, Santa Clara, California.

Fletcher, J S “IN LOCO PARENTIS: Can Teachers Do What Parents Can’t in Educating School Children About Sexuality?” Book of Abstracts XV World Congress on Sexology, June, 2001, Paris, France.

Books

Fontaine, KL and Fletcher, JS. Mental Health Nursing, 5th ed. Prentice-Hall, 2005.

Fontaine, KL and Fletcher, JS. Essentials in Mental Health Nursing 4th ed. Addison-Wesley Nursing, 1999.

Fontaine, KL and Fletcher, JS. Essentials in Mental Health Nursing, 3rd ed. Addison-Wesley Nursing, 1994.

Cook, JS and Fontaine, KL. Soins Infirmiers: Psychiatrie Et Sante Mentale. Editions due Renouveau Pedagoguque, Montreal, Canada, 1991.

Cook, JS and Fontaine, KL. Essentials in Mental Health Nursing, 2nd ed. Addison-Wesley Nursing, 1991.

Cook, JS and Fontaine, KL. Enfermeria Psiquiatrica. Interamericana McGraw-Hill. Madrid, Spain, 1990.

Cook, JS and Fontaine, KL. Instructor’s Guide for Essentials in Mental Health Nursing, 2nd ed. Addison-Wesley Nursing, 1991.

Cook, JS and Fontaine, KL. Essentials in Mental Health Nursing, 1st ed. Addison-Wesley Nursing, 1987.

Cook, JS and Fontaine, KL. Essentials in Mental Health Nursing, 1st ed. Addison-Wesley Nursing, 1987.

Book/Chapter Reviews

 

Fletcher, J. Sue. Kinesiology.  Book Reviewer. Reproductive and Sexual Health for Health Professionals.  Jones & Bartlett Learning.  Sudbury, MA. May 2011.

Reviewed Chapter on Protein for Wadsworth Publishing, June 2004

Reviewed manuscript of Comprehensive School Health Education 3rd edition for McGraw-Hill, December 2002

Prepared a critique of five "Essentials" texts in Mental Health Nursing for Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1983

Reviewed psychiatric nursing text manuscript for Prentice-Hall, 1982

Reviewed galley proof of home nursing text for Crown Publishers, 1979

Reviewed psychiatric/mental health nursing text manuscript for Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1979

Papers/Workshops Presented

Fletcher, J. Sue and Powell, Brent. "Why Teach Reproductive Anatomy in University Health Courses."  Accepted for presentation as Round Tavle Discussion:  Health Advocates, LLC International Conference on the Health Risks of Youth. January 2014.  Nassau, Bahamas.

Fletcher, J. Sue and Powell, Brent.  "Should Anatomical Reproductive Anatomy Be Taught in University Health Courses?" Round Table Discussion:  Southwest District AAHPERD Convention. June 2013. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fletcher, J. Sue. "Photo Journaling: A Therapeutic Tool." Brief Session International Family Therapy Assocation World Congress, February 2013, Orlando, Florida.

Flechter, J. Sue. "Anxiety Disorders in Child of Divorce: A Cas Study." Brief Session International Family Therapy Assocation World Congress, April 2011, Noorwijerhout, Netherlands.

Fletcher, JS and Marcell, T. Round Table Discussion: “Teaching Teens About ‘Good Food/Bad Food’,”  CAHPERD Annual State Conference, March 2009, Santa Clara, California.

Fletcher, JS. Breakout Session: “Reflecting on Cultural Diversity in the Classroom for Violence Prevention,” SWD AAHPERD/Arizona Combined Convention, January 2009, Phoenix, Arizona.

Fletcher, JS. Roundtable Discussion: “Using Qualitative Research to Improve Sexual Health Curriculum in a Diverse Population of University Students.” The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting, November 2008, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Watt. BJ and Fletcher, JS. Poster Session: “High Stakes Testing and a Healthy Breakfast.” SWD AAHPERD/Hawaii Combined Convention, June 2008, Kona, Hawaii.

Fletcher, JS. “Using Qualitative Research to Improve Sexual Health Curriculum in a Diverse Population of University Students.” SWD AAHPERD/Hawaii Combined Convention, June 2008, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Fletcher, JS. Poster Session: “ A Strategy for Improving Sexual Health in a Diverse Population of University Students: Using Qualitative Research to Improve Curriculum” International Family Therapists Association Annual Congress, March 2008, Porto, Portugal

Watt, BJ and Fletcher, JS. “High-Stakes Testing and a Healthy Breakfast,”CAHPERD State Conference, March 2008, Riverside, California

Fletcher, JS. Plenary Oral Presentation on Youth Sexuality: “A Strategy for Improving Sexual Health in a Diverse Population of University Students.” 3rd African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights, February 2008, Abuja, Nigeria

Watt, BJ and Fletcher, JS. Table Talk: “The Effects of Breakfast Consumption on Student Assessment” California School Boards Association Wellness Conference, October 2007, Anaheim, California 

Fletcher, JS. Poster Session: “A Strategy for Improving Global Perspectives of   
Sexuality Education as a Means for Improving Sexual Health.” Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, April 2007, Sydney, Australia

Ziegler, Michael and Fletcher, JS. Higher Education Breakout Session: Health, Wellness, and the Resident Advisor.” CAHPERD Conference, March 2007, Sacramento, California

Fletcher, JS. Breakout Session: “Appreciating Cultural Diversity in the Classroom.” CAHPERD Conference, March 2007, Sacramento, California

Fletcher, JS and Herring, JS. Poster Session: “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month: Advocacy Through Legislative Partnerships.” SWD/NWD/Nevada AAHPERD Convention, January 2007, Reno, Nevada

Fletcher, JS and Marks, D. Breakout Session: “Obesity Epidemic: The Consumer Backlash.” AAHPERD Convention, April 2006, Salt Lake City, Utah

Fletcher, JS and Herring, JS. Poster Session: “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month: Advocacy Through Legislative Partnerships.” AAHPERD Convention, April 2006, Salt Lake City, Utah

Fletcher, JS and Marks, D. Breakout Session: “Teaching the New Food Guide.” CAHPERD Conference, March 2006, Garden Grove, California

Fletcher, JS and Marks, D. Breakout Session: “Nutrition Lessons to Make Kids Smart Eaters.” CAHPERD Conference, March 2005, Monterey, California

Fletcher, JS and Marks, D. Breakout Session: “Nutrition Education: The Answer to Reducing Childhood Obesity.” SWD AAHPERD/Arizona Combined Conference, February 2005, Phoenix, Arizona

Hall, E, Fletcher, JS, Luo, P, Wright, M, and Young, S.: Breakout Session: “Increasing Learning Through Integration.” CAHPERD State Conference, March 2005, Pasadena, California

Fletcher, JS, Marks, D, and Young, S.: Breakout Session: “Sex Education – It’s Academic.” SWD AAHPERD/ New Mexico Combined Convention, February 2004, Santa Ana, New Mexico

Hall, E, Fletcher, JS, Luo, P, Wright, M, and Young, S. Breakout Session: “Increasing Learning Through Integration.” SWD AAHPERD/ New Mexico Combined Convention, February 2004, Santa Ana, New Mexico

Fletcher, JS and Young, S. Breakout Session: “Sex Education – It’s Elementary and Secondary.” CAHPERD State Conference, March 2003. Sacramento, California

Hall, E, Fletcher, S, Wright, M, Young, S, and Luo, P. Breakout Session: “Increasing Learning Through Integration.” CAHPERD State Conference, March 2003, Sacramento, California

Fletcher, JS, Luo, P, and Hall, E.: Poster Session: “Do Parents and Administrators Want Teacher to Respond When Elementary Students Ask Questions About Sex?” SWD AAHPERD/Nevada Combined Conference, February 2003, Reno, Nevada

Fletcher, JS, Hall, E, and Luo, P. Poster Session: “ Do Parents and Administrators Expect Teachers to Respond When Issues of Sexuality Arise in the Elementary School Classroom?” AAHPERD/SWD/California Combined Convention, April 2002, San Diego, California

Fletcher, JS. Workshop: “I Have to Teach Health, Now What?” CAHPERD Bay District Conference, October 2001, San Jose, California

Fletcher, JS, McLaughlin, E, and Luo, P. Research Section Presentation: “Will Teachers Respond When Issues of Sexuality Arise in the Elementary School Classroom?” CAHPERD State Conference, March 2001, Santa Clara, California

Fletcher, JS, McLaughlin, and Luo, P. Research Section Presentation: “Elementary Sexuality Education in California Public Schools.” CAHPERD State Conference, March 2001, Santa Clara, California

Fletcher, JS. Breakout Session: “I Have to Teach Health Education – What Now?” CAHPERD State Conference, March 2001, Santa Clara, California

Luo, P and Fletcher, JS. Breakout Session: “Wellness: university Cultural Climate.” CAHPERD State Conference, March 2000, Long Beach, California

Fletcher, JS. Breakout Session: “The Status of Elementary Sexuality Education in Public Schools.” American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, May 2000, Atlanta, Georgia

Luo, P, Fletcher, JS, and McLaughlin, E. Poster Session (presented by Luo and McLaughlin): “Culture and Wellness.” SWD AAHPERD/Hawaii Combined Convention, June 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii

Fletcher, JS. Table Talk: “IN LOCO PARENTIS: Can Teachers Do What Parents Can’t in Educating Elementary School Children About Sexuality?” California School Boards Association, December 2000, Long Beach, California

Luo, P and Fletcher, JS. Poster Session: “California School Site Wellness Policy.” SWD AAHPERD/New Mexico Combined Convention, February 1998, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fletcher, JS and Luo, P. Table Talk: “Child Abuse Reporting Policy in California Public Schools.” California School Boards Association, November 1997, Anaheim, California

Fletcher, JS and Luo, P. Research Session: “Child Abuse Policy Practice in the Public Schools of California: The Role of the Physical Educator.” CAHPERD State Conference, March 1997, Los Angeles, California

Luo, P and Fletcher, JS. Poster Session: “California School Site Wellness.” National Wellness Conference, July 1997, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Fletcher, JS. Pre-conference Lesson Presentation: “A Lesson in Abstinence for the Secondary School Teacher.” The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, November 1996, Houston, Texas

Fletcher, JS and Luo, P. Table Talk: “School Site Wellness: Lifestyle Enhancement Program.” California School Boards Association, December 1996, San Jose, California

Fletcher, JS. Breakout Session: “AIDS and Substance Abuse.” International Conference of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Educators, June 1995, Boston, Massachusetts

Fletcher, JS. Key Note: “Health Education Framework Overview.” Stanislaus County Office of Education Regional Conference, October 1995, Modesto, California

Fletcher, JS. Breakout Session: “Strategies for Dealing with Children from substance abusing Families in the Classroom.” Annual Inclusion Conference Merced County Schools, October 1995, Merced, California

Fletcher, JS. Creative Idea Session: “Teaching Pre-service Health Educators: Food Label Project.”  California Department of Education PROJECT TEACH Workshop, March 1994, Dublin, California

Fletcher, JS. Table Talk: “Health Framework = Health Literacy.” California School Boards Association, December 1994, San Diego, California

Fletcher, JS. Key Note: “How to Get Involved in Public Policy Issues.” Sigma Theta Tau, Mu Nu Chapter Conference, February 1993, Fresno, California

Fletcher, JS. Panelist: “Health Care Reform.”  Merced College Community Service Department, December 1993, Merced, California

Cook, JS. Keynote: “Demystifying Party Politics.” American Nurses’ Association Western Regional Conference of congressional/Senate district coordinators, February 1992, San Diego, California

Cook, JS. Breakout Session: “Conducting Endorsement Interviews.” American Nurses’ Association Western Regional Conference of Congressional/Senate District Coordinators, February 1992, San Diego, California

Cook, JS. Guest Speaker: “Nursing’s Agenda for Health Care Reform.” Modesto Junior College Associate Degree Nursing Program Trends Class, March 1992, Modesto, California

Cook, JS. Guest Speaker: “Nursing’s Agenda for Health Care Reform.” Stanislaus Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, March 1992, Modesto, California

Cook, JS. Key Note: “Nursing’s Agenda for Health Care Reform.” Sierra Rural Nurses’ Association, April 1992, Sonora, California

Cook, JS. Key Note: “Nursing’s Agenda for Health Care Reform,” and “Getting Involved I Political Activism.” First North State Symposium of the Association of Operating Room Nurses of the greater Shasta Region, October 1992, Redding, California

Cook, JS. Introductory Speaker and Panel Moderator: “Nurse Involvement in Electoral Politics.” California Nurses’ Association RN Days, April 1991, Sacramento, California

Cook, JS. Closing Speech: “Nurse Taxpayers Pay the Bill at California General.” California Nurses’ Association RN Days, April 1991, Sacramento, California

Cook, JS. Guest Speaker: “Effective Political Action.” Nursing Administration council of North Central California, January 1990, Turlock, California

Cook, JS. Guest Speaker: “You and Your Professional Organization.” Sierra Rural Nurses’ Association, February 1990, Sonora, California

Cook, JS. Guest Speaker: “Nursing: The State of the State.” Central Valley Chapter of American Association of Operating Room Nurses, October 1990, Modesto, California

Cook, JS. Guest Speaker: “Legislative Update in Nursing,” Four-County In-service Directors, Spring 1988.

Cook, JS and Flaherty, B. Continuing Education Program: Advocating for Your Profession Through Political Activism.” California Nurses’ Association Convention, Fall 1989, Oakland, California

Cook, JS. Workshop: “Update on Nursing Process.” Stanislaus Medical Center, Winter 1987, Modesto, California

Cook, JS. Workshop: “Using Nursing Diagnosis in Clinical Practice.” Stanislaus Medical Center, Winter 1987, Modesto, California

Cook, JS. Workshop: “Patient Teaching.” Stanislaus Medical Center, Winter 1987, Modesto, California

Cook, JS. Workshop: “Nursing Diagnosis in Mental Health Nursing,” Memorial Hospital Association, Fall 1987, Ceres, California

Cook, JS. Workshop: “Ethics in Nursing.” Stanislaus Medical Center, Summer 1985, Modesto, California

Cook, JS. Luncheon Speaker: “Nurses in Politics.” California Nurses’ Association RN Days, May 1995, Sacramento, California

Cook, JS. Graduation Speaker: “Change and the Nursing System.” Annual Completion Ceremony for the Modesto Junior College Associate Degree Nursing Class of 1984, May 1984, Modesto, California