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Trenton Morell

Master's Candidate, Family Science , Family Science
Other Affiliations: Center for Healthy Families
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1142
Phone: (301) 405-3672 |

Trenton Morell is a second-year Couple and Family Therapy Masters student from Ubly, Michigan. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Family Studies and Political Science from Central Michigan University. As an undergraduate, Trenton was involved in the paraprofessional organization Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates (SAPA). As a SAPA, Trenton worked with survivors of sexual aggression, presented programs, and worked on a 24/7 crisis hotline. Additionally, he interned at MidMichigan Health's Alma Hospital as an observer and occasional presenter in their Partial Psychiatric Hospitalization Unit Group Therapy sessions and was a student worker at the Center for Community Counseling and Development. Trenton's research interests include social justice, especially in relation to gender, trauma related to sexual aggression, intersocial and intercultural interactions, political, legal, and social barriers for individuals and families, intrafamilial oppression, the role of fathers in family life, impact of sexual-decision making on adolescents, and ecological impacts on family growth and development. For fun, Trenton is an avid video game player, board game enthusiast, and reader of political opinions across the spectrum, as well as a casual reader.