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The Graduate School of Education and Psychology Celebrates the Education and Mental Health Needs of Latinx Communities

October 12, 2021  | 4 min read

cabe logoIn commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) is pleased to share the most recent decades of publications from the institution’s faculty developed in support of the mental health and education needs of Latinx communities.

GSEP has a rich history of serving a wide range of individuals and communities through academic offerings, scholarly activity, and clinical services. These are some of the many ways in which the school demonstrates innovative learning in a community where faculty, staff, and students of diverse cultures and perspectives work collaboratively to foster academic excellence, social purpose, meaningful service, and personal fulfillment.

Aliento, The Center for Latinx Communities at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) is dedicated to addressing the individual and communal mental health needs of Latinx communities. Learn more about the Aliento program at GSEP. 

Explore the scholarly work our faculty at the Aliento center have completed on this topic over the last decades.

Published Works

García Ramos, R. (2021). Teaching Latino Adolescent Males: Reflections from an Educator and Mother, Multilingual Educator

Garcia Ramos, R. (2008). Teaching language arts through an inquiry approach. In A. Nava (Ed.),Connecting English language learners to cross-cultural methodology: English language development standards (pp. 105-120). Wiley: Hoboken, NJ.

Garcia Ramos, R. (2007). Developing an understanding of families and the community. In D. B. Hiatt- Michael (Ed.), Promising practices for teacher to engage families of English language learners (pp. 33-41). Information Age Publishing, Inc.: Charlotte, NC.

Dome, N., Prado-Olmos, P., Ulanoff, S., García Ramos, R., Vega-Castaneda, L., Quiocho, A. (2005). “I don’t like not knowing how the world works”: Examining preservice teachers’ narrative reflections. Teacher Education Quarterly, 32 (2), 63-83.

Garcia Ramos, R. (2005). Teaching language arts through an inquiry approach. In A. Nava (Ed.), Fundamentals of education in American multiethnic schools (pp. 155-183). McGraw-Hill: New York, NY.

Garcia Ramos, R. and Duarte, S. (2005, Winter). Tutoring at Animo charter school. Pepperdine Colleague, 32 (2), 21.

Dome, N., Prado-Olmos, P., Ulanoff, S. H., García Ramos, R. G., Vega-Castaneda, L., Quiocho, A. M. L. (2004). I don’t like not knowing how the world works: Examining preservice teachers’ narrative reflections. Teacher Education Quarterly.

Rowe, D. M. and García Ramos, R. (2003). Latino and African American relationships in academia: A case study of solidarity between two faculty of color. In D. I. Rios and A. N. Mohamed (Eds.), Brown and Black communication: Latino and African American conflict and convergence in mass media (pp. 460-495). Greenwood Publishing Group: Westport, CT.

García Ramos, R. (2002). Asian and Latino immigrants in a restructuring economy: The metamorphosis of southern California. Contemporary Sociology. 31 (5) 579-580.

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

Domenech Rodriguez, M., Gallardo, M.E., Capielo, C., Delgado-Romero, E., & Field, L. (2020) Commentary: Ethical guidelines of the National Latinx Psychological Association. Journal of Latinx Psychology, 8(2), 95-100.

Ruiz, J.M., Gallardo, M.E., & Delgado-Romero, E.A. (2013).  Latinas/os and immigration reform.  A Commentary to “Crossroads: The psychology of  immigration in the new century”—The Report of the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration.  Journal of Latina/o Psychology, 1(3), 149-154.

Gallardo, M.E. (2012). Context and culture: The initial clinical interview with Latina/o clients. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 39(3). Doi: 10.1007/s10879-012-9222-8

Schank, J., Helbok, C., Haldeman, D., & Gallardo, M. (2010). Ethical issues in small communities: Expanding the definition and discussion.  Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 41(6), 502-510. 

Gallardo, M.E., Johnson, J., Parham, T., & Carter, J. (2009).  Ethics and multiculturalism: Advancing cultural and clinical responsiveness.  Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40(5), 425-435.

Roberts, M.C., & Gallardo, M.E. (Eds.). (2009). Evidence-based practices with multiculturally diverse populations (special issue).  Professional Psychology:  Research and Practice, 40(4), 354-384.

Edited Books 

Gallardo, M.E. (Ed.). (2021). Developing cultural humility: Embracing race, privilege, and power (2nd ed.). Cognella Press.

Neville, H.A., Gallardo, M.E., & Sue, D.W. (2015).  The myth of racial color blindness: Manifestation, dynamics, and impact.  Washington, D.C: APA.

Gallardo, M.E. (Ed.). (2013). Developing cultural humility: Embracing race, privilege and power.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Sue, D.W., Gallardo, M.E., Neville, H. (Eds.). (2013). Case Studies in Multicultural Counseling & Therapy. John Wiley & Sons.

Gallardo, M.E., Yeh, C., Trimble, J., & Parham. T.A. (2012). Culturally adaptive counseling skills: Demonstrations of evidence-based practices.   Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Book Chapters

Gallardo, M.E. (2021). Connectedness: Lessons in Cultural Humility, Racial Capitalism, Racial Colorblindness, Implicit Bias, and Colorism. In Sadavoy, J.A., & Zube, M. (Eds.). A Scientific Framework for Compassion and Social Justice: Lessons in Applied Behavior Analysis. Routledge.

Gallardo, M.E., & Kingdon, M. (2017).  Latinas/os.  Social issues in living color: Challenges and solutions from the perspective of ethnic minority psychology. Praeger Press.

Gallardo, M.E., & Gomez, D. (2015). Clinical Interviewing with Latina/o clients.  In Geisinger, K. (Ed.), Psychological Testing of Hispanics: Clinical and Intellectual Issues. Washington, DC: APA.

Gallardo, M.E., & Kaivan, N. (2013). Curriculum development and ethical issues in multicultural training.  In Paniagua, F. & Yamada, A.M. (Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health.  San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Videos

Englar-Carlson, M. (Interviewer), & Gallardo, M.E. (2017). The skills of counseling: Treatment adherence and relapse prevention.   Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates.

Gallardo, M.E., Arredondo, P., Toporek, R. (2014).  Developing cultural humility: Understanding how to engage in difficult dialogues (Part I).  Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates.

Gallardo, M.E., Hayes, P., Tummala-Narra, P. (2014). Developing cultural humility: Understanding how to engage in difficult dialogues (Part II).  Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates.