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Oklahoma State University

Charles Hendrix


Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator

344 Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-8359
Fax: 405-744-6344


Degree Institution Area of Study
Ph.D. Kansas State University Marriage & Family Therapy
M.S. Kansas State University Community Counseling
B.S. Kansas State University Psychology


Family adaptation to crisis, trauma, and disaster


  • Hendrix, C.C., Fournier, D.G., & Briggs, K. (2001). Impact of co-therapy teams on client outcomes and therapist training in marriage and family therapy. Contemporary Family Therapy, 23(1), 63-82.
  • Briggs, K., Fournier, D.G., & Hendrix, C.C. (2000). Evaluating Trainees' Skill Development: The Family Therapy Skills Checklist, Contemporary Family Therapy, 21(3), 353-371
  • Hendrix, C.C., Erdmann, M.A., & Briggs, K. (1998). Impact of Vietnam Veterans' arousal and avoidance on spouses' perceptions of family life. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 26, 115-128.
  • Hendrix, C.C., Jurich, A.P., & Schumm, W.R. (1995). Long term impact of Vietnam war service on family environment and satisfaction. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Human Sciences, 76, 498-506.
  • Hendrix, C.C., Anelli, L.M., Gibbs, J.P., & Fournier, D.G. (1994). Validation of the Purdue post-traumatic stress scale on a sample of Vietnam veterans. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 7, 311-318.
  • Hendrix, C.C., Jurich, A.P., & Schumm, W.R. (1994). Validation of the impact of Event Scale on Vietnam veterans.Psychological Reports, 74, 321-322.
  • Hendrix, C.C. & Anelli, L.M.   (1993). Impact of Vietnam war service on veterans' perceptions of family life. Family Relations, 42, 87-92.
  • Hendrix, C. & Schumm, W.   (1990). Reliability and validity of the abusive violence scale. Psychological Reports, 66, 1139-1146.
  • Ostrander, D.L., Henry, C.S., & Hendrix, C.C. (1990). The stressors of clergy children inventory: Reliability and validity. Psychological Reports, 67, 787-794.
  • Poresky, R.H. & Hendrix, C.   (1990). Differential effects of pet presence and pet bonding on young children.Psychological Reports, 67, 51-54.

Courses Taught

Intro to Research Methods HDFS  3513
Observation & Assessment HDFS  3533
Domestic Voilence HDFS  4850
Masters Thesis HDFS  5000
Coping with Family Crises HDFS  5543
Human Sexuality HDFS  5583
MFT Pre-practicum: Skills HDFS  5602
MFT Pre-practicum: Group Processes HDFS  5612
Systemic Approaches to Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology HDFS  5653
Professional Ethics Marriage Family Therapy HDFS  5663
MFT Practicum HDFS  5690

Professional Memberships

  • National Council on Family Relations
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy