Ruth Chao

  • Biographical Description

    • PhD University of Missouri-Columbia; MS National Chung-cheng University; BA National Taiwan University

      Career highlights: Received the American Psychological Fund Award in 2007; received the American Psychological Association Grant Award in 2007; received the Outstanding Research Award in 2005 from the Division 17, APA, in 2005; Published in the American Psychologist, Journal of College Counseling, ACA VISTA, Encyclopedia of Counseling Psychology, and Exploration in Privilege, Oppression, and Diversity (edited by Sharon Anderson and Valerie A. Anderson).

      Research interests: multicultural counseling; counselors' cultural competencies; issues of cultural diversity; racism and mental health; social justice.

      Professional affiliations: American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association

      E-mail: Chu-Lien.Chao@du.edu

  • Grants

    • PROF Fund on “Bicultural Self-Efficacy: A Way to Manage Minority Stress among Ethnic Minority Students,” 2010. University of Denver. Amount of Grant: $19,977. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      Internationalization Grant on “Cultivating International Competence of Teachers-in Training,” 2010. The Office of Internationalization, University of Denver. Amount of Grant: $3,900. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      International Scholar Grant on “Bridging and Connecting International Strengths,” 2010. InternationalCenter, Universityof Denver. Amount of Grant: $2000. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      Curriculum Diversity Grant Fund on “Multiculturally Sensitive Mental Health Checklist among Ethnic Minority Students,” 2008. The Center for Multicultural Excellence. University of Denver. Amount of Grant: $2,700.00. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      Research Proposal for Internationalization Small Grants on “The Roles of Social Support, Promote my Book and Conduct an International Research: Two Parts of Project,” 2008. The Office of Internationalization, University of Denver. $500. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      Research Proposal for Internationalization Small Grants on “The Roles of Social Support, Dysfunctional Coping, and Well-Being in Psychological Distress: An International Comparative Study,” 2008. The Office of Internationalization, University of Denver. $750. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      American Psychological Foundation Grant on “Multiculturally Sensitive Mental Health Checklist,” 2007. Amount of Grant: $1,500.00. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      Promoting Psychological Research and Training on Health Disparities Issues at Ethnic Minority Serving Institutions (ProDIGS), “Multiculturally Sensitive Mental Health Checklist,” awarded by the American Psychological Association, 2006. Amount of Grant: $6,000.00. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      NIDA/NIH Training Grant, 2006. Substance Abuse, Criminal Justice, and HIV in African Americans: Research Development Workshop. Amount of Grant: $2000.00 Funded. (Primary Investigator)

      ACCA Research Award on “Multicultural Sensitive Intake Checklist: Development, Factor Analysis, Reliability, and Validity,” AmericanCollege Counseling Association, 2005. Primary Investigator. Amount: $1500.00. Funded.

      Emerging Leader Grants, awarded at the American College Counseling Association, 2004. Amount of Grant: $1000.00. Funded. (Primary Investigator)

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Publications

  • Research

    • 2013

      Wei, M., Chao, R. C.-L., Tsai, P. C., Carrera, S. (2013). Moderating effects of multicultural supervision and diversity contact on multicultural competence. In Li, C.-I. (Chair), Enhancing the quality of clinical supervision, Symposium is accepted to present at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

      2012 (*Student)

      Chao, R. C.-L., & Green, K. (2012). Rasch analysis of the Outcome Questionnaire with African Americans. Paper accepted for presentation at Studies in Rasch Conditions and Applications, AERA Annual Meeting, April 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

      Chao, R. C.-L., Wei, M., Spanierman, L., *Longo, J, & *Northart, D. (2012). White racial identity attitudes and White empathy: The moderation effect of openness to diversity. Poster accepted for presentation at the meeting of the American Psychological Association,Orlando,FL.

      Chao, R. C.-L., *Northart, D., *Berger, B., *Dasgupta, D., & *Wang, C. (2012). Race/Ethnicity and multicultural competence among counselor trainees: Training, racial/ethnic identity, and color-blind attitude. Poster accepted for presentation at the meeting of the American Psychological Association,Orlando,FL.

      Du, Y., Wei, M., Tsai, P. C., Chao, R. C.-L., & & Botello-Zamarron, R. (2012). Graduate advising experiences of Asian international students. Poster accepted for presentation the meeting of the American Psychological Association,Orlando,FL.

      Wei, M., Tsai, P. C., Chao, R. C.-L., Du, Y., & Lin, S.-P. (2012). Acculturative stress, cross-cultural advising relationship, English proficiency, and psychological distress. Poster accepted for presentation the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

       2011

      *Northart, D., & Chao, R. C.-L. (2011). Service-Learning in Multicultural Training: Enhancing Multicultural Competence. Poster presented at the Colorado Counseling Association, Westmister, Colorado.

      Wei, M., Yeh, C., & Chao, R. C.-L. (2011). Discrimination, Collectivistic Coping, and Self-Esteem among Asian Americans. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association,Washington,D.C.

      Wei, M., Ku, T.-Y., & Chao, R. C.-L. (2011). Forbearance coping in Asian Americans. In Wang, K. (chair), Breaching the gap in research on international student adjustment and well-being from multiple Perspectives. Symposium presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association,Washington,DC.

  • Editorial Assignments

    • Consulting Editor     International Journal of Stress and Management

      Consulting Editor     Journal of College Counseling

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