Dr. Consuelo Arbona

Name: Dr. Consuelo Arbona

Title: Professor &

Department: Educational Psychology

Program: Counseling Psychology

Office Number: 410 FH

Phone: 713-743-9814

Fax: 713-743-4996

Email: carbona@uh.edu

Home Page: http://faculty.coe.uh.edu/arbona/

Research Interests:

Dr. Consuelo Arbona has been on the faculty of the Counseling Psychology program since 1986. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17). Her research interests include issues of ethnic identity and acculturation in relation to psychological adjustment and career development with a focus on Latino/a populations.

Dr. Arbona serves (2013-2016) on the Executive Committee of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (APA Division 45) as member at large representing the Latino/a slate. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Latino/a Psychology (JLP 2013-2016), journal that was recently launched by the National Latina/o Psychological Association (NLPA) in collaboration with the APA Journals Program. In addition, Dr. Arbona serves on the Editorial Board of The Counseling Psychologist (2013-2016). She has participated in national evaluations of educational and career development programs commissioned by the U. S. Department of Education Office of Planning and Evaluation.

Recent Publications:

Refereed Journal Articles

Arbona, C. & Jimenez, C. (in press). Minority stress, ethnic identity and depression among Latino/a college students. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Ojeda, L., Navarro, R. L., Rosales Meza, R., & Arbona, C. (2012). Too Latino and not Latino enough: The role of ethnicity-related stress on life satisfaction. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 11, 14-28.

Arbona, C., Olvera, N., Rodriguez, N., Hagan, J., Linares, A, & Wisner, M. (2010). Acculturative stress among documented and undocumented Latino immigrants in the United States. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 32, 362– 384.

Corkin, D., Arbona, C., Coleman, M. N., & Ramirez, R. (2008). Dimensions of career indecision among Hispanic college students, Journal of College Student Development, 49, 81-94.

Arbona, C., & Nora, A. (2007). The influence of academic and environmental factors on Hispanic college degree attainment. Review of Higher Education, 30, 247-269.

Johnson, S., & Arbona, C. (2006). The relation of ethnic identity, racial identity and perceived discrimination among African American college students. Journal of College Student Development, 47, 495-507.

Power, T.G., Stewart, C.D., Hughes, S., O., & Arbona, C. (2005). Predicting patterns of adolescent alcohol use: A longitudinal study. Journal of Studies in Alcohol, 66, 74-81.

Book Chapters

Arbona, C. (2013). Career Assessment. In F. Leong (Ediror-in-chief) Handbook of Multicultural Psychology, Volume 2. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Arbona, C., & Coleman, N. (2008) Risk and resilience. In S. Brown & R. Lent (Eds), Handbook of counseling psychology (4th edition) (pp. 483-499). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Arbona, C, & Virella, B. (2008). Psychological issues with Puerto Ricans: A review of research findings. Cross cultural psychotherapy. Toward a critical understanding of diverse clients (2nd edition) (pp. 103-132). Reno, Nevada: Bent Tree Press, Inc


Curriculum Vitae included in Home page


Education:

B.A. in Economics and Education, College of New Rochelle, 1972.
M.Ed. in Counseling and Guidance, Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1980.
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986.