Aghop Jack Der-Karabetian, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Psychology Department
University of La Verne
1950 Third Street
La Verne, California 91750, USA

Biography

Education

Ph.D. 1978 Social Psychology, University of Kansas (As a Fulbright Scholar)
M.A. 1973 Experimental Psychology, American University of Beirut
B.A. 1971 Psychology, American University of Beirut

Current title at the University of La Verne

• Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology
• Employed at the University of La Verne since 1980

Research Interest

• Attitudes and attitude formation
• Ethnic, national and global-human identities
• Multicultural communication and competence
• World-mindedness and values orientation
• Brain and behavior
• Psychometrics and scale development
• Personality assessment

Scientific Activities

1. Associate Vice President for University Assessment, 2009 – 2013 University of La Verne
2. Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for Strategic Planning and Outcomes Assessment, 1995-2001 University of La Verne
3. Chair of the Behavioral Sciences Department, 1982-1995, and Chair of the Psychology Department, 2001-2004 University of La Verne
4. Service on Editorial Boards of Refereed Journals
5. Service as a reviewer for a number of professional refereed journals

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

1. Melikian LH, Nassar NT, Der-Karabetian A. Some personality correlates of marijuana users at the American University of Beirut. Lebanese Medical Journal. 1973; 26: 233-240.
2. Nassar NT, Melikian LH, Der-Karabetian A. The non-medical use of marijuana, LSD and amphetamines by students at the American University of Beirut. Lebanese Medical Journal. 1973; 26: 215-232.
3. Atrens DM, Von Vietinghoff-Riesch P, Der-Karabetian A. Reinforcing contrast effects on the rewarding and aversive components of intracranial stimulation. Learning and Motivation. 1974; 4: 397-404.
4. Atrens DM, Von Vietinghoff-Riesch P, Der-Karabetian A. Modulation of reward and aversion processes in the rat diencephalon by amphetamine. American Journal of Physiology. 1974; 226: 874-880.
5. Der-Karabetian A, Gorry T. Amount of different flavors consumed during the CS-US interval in taste aversion learning and interference. Physiological Psychology. 1974; 2: 457-463.
6. Der-Karabetian A, Kadi E, Elmasian S, Yetenekian A. Attitude towards mental illness in Lebanon: An initial report. The Lebanese Medical Journal. 1975; 38: 297-318.
7. Der-Karabetian A, Oshagan E. Ethnic orientation of Armenians in Lebanon. The Armenian Review. 1977; 30: 164-175.
8. Der-Karabetian A, Smith AJ. Sex role stereotyping in the U. S.: Is it changing? Sex Role. 1977; 3: 189-194.
9. Melikian LH, Der-Karabetian A. Personality change over time: A study of the assimilation of an ethnic minority in Lebanon. Journal of Social Psychology. 1977; 103: 185-191.
10. Der-Karabetian A. The relation of two cultural identities of Armenian-Americans. Psychological Reports. 1980; 47: 123-128.
11. Der-Karabetian A. Image and self-image of Armenians in Lebanon: A psychological perspective. In: Hovannisian R, ed. The Armenian Image in History and Literature. Malibu, CA, USA: Udena;1981: 241-251.
12. Der-Karabetian A. Armenian identity: Comparative and context bound. The Armenian Review. 1981; 34: 25-31.
13. Der-Karabetian A, Proudian A. California Armenians: A 1981 survey (Report No. 2). Los Angeles, CA, USA: The Armenian Assembly; 1981.
14. Der-Karabetian A, Rico E. Reported intimacy and dominance gestures by females in a corporate setting. Psychological Reports. 1983; 52: 1007-1010.
15. Der-Karabetian A. Multiple social identity as a reflection of modernity. The Armenian Review. 1983; 36: 100-105.
16. Der-Karabetian A, Shang B, Hsu N. The global village: Is its realization closer than we think? The Japan Times. 1983; 11.
17. Der-Karabetian A. Worldmindedness: A call for cross-cultural research. International Psychologist. 1984; 25: 3.
18. Der-Karabetian A. Nationalism and worldmindedness: Japanese verses American comparison. La Verne, CA, USA: University of La Verne; 1984.
20. Der-Karabetian A. Reaction of Armenian children to wartime stress in Lebanon. La Verne, CA, USA: University of La Verne; 1985.
21. Der-Karabetian A, Best B. Motivation of adult women attending college. La Verne, CA, USA: University of La Verne; 1985.
22. Der-Karabetian A, Proudian A. Ethnicity and civil war: The Lebanese-Armenian case. La Verne, CA, USA: University of La Verne; 1985.
23. Der-Karabetian A, Angel D. Intimacy and dominance gestures in the workplace. La Verne, CA, USA: University of La Verne; 1986.
24. Der-Karabetian A, Gebhardt N. Effects of physical fitness program in the workplace. Journal of Business and Psychology. 1986; 1: 51-58.
25. Der-Karabetian A, Smith NG. Sex role stereotyping and selfcharacterizations by college men and women. La Verne, CA, USA: University of La Verne; 1986.
26. Linder L, Der-Karabetian A. Social anxiety, public selfconsciousness, and variability of behavior. Psychological Report. 1986; 59: 206.
27. Der-Karabetian A, Preciado M. Mother blaming among college students. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 1989; 68: 453-454.
28. McNabb J, Der-Karabetian A, Rhoades J. Family involvement and outcome in the treatment of alcoholism. Psychological Reports. 1989; 65: 1327-1330.
29. Der-Karabetian A. World-mindedness and the nuclear threat: A multinational study. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality. 1992; 7: 293-308.
30. Der-Karabetian A, Balian N. Ingroup, outgroup and global-human identity of Turkish-Armenians. Journal of Social Psychology. 1992; 132: 497-504.
31. Der-Karabetian A, Metzer J. The cross-cultural world-mindedness scale and political party affiliation. Psychological Reports. 1993; 72: 1069-1070.
32. Der-Karabetian A. Cross-cultural world-mindedness scale. (HAPI online database record). Pittsburgh, PA, USA: Behavioral Measurement Database Services (Producer). McLean, VA, USA: BRS Search Service (online vendor). 1993.
33. Der-Karabetian A, Balian N. Armenian, Turkish and global-human identity scales (HAPI online database record). Pittsburgh, PA, USA: Behavioral Measurement Database Service (Producer). McLean, VA, USA: BRS Search Service (online vendor). 1993
34. Der-Karabetian A, Mangarai L, Uvias E, Watanabe A. Worldmindedness and the nuclear threat: A four nation test of the superordinate goal hypothesis. Psychologia. 1994; 37: 59-65.
35. Der-Karabetian A, Stephenson K, Poggi T. Environmental risk perception, activism and world-mindedness among samples of British and U. S. college students. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 1996; 83: 451-462.
36. Der-Karabetian A, Ruiz Y. Affective bicultural and global-human identity scales for Mexican-American adolescents. Psychological Reports. 1997; 80: 1027-1039.
37. Gamst G, Dana R, Der-Karabetian A, Kramer T. Ethnic matching and client ethnicity effects on global assessment and visitation. Journal of Community Psychology. 2000; 28: 547-560.
38. Der-Karabetian A, Johnson E, Hightower L. Lessons learned from the process of integrating strategic planning and academic assessment. Assessment Update. 2000; 12(5): 9-11.
39. Morrow GP, Burris-Kitchen D, Der-Karabetian A. Assessing campus climate of cultural diversity: A focus on focus groups. College Student Journal. 2000; 34: 589-602.
40. Bakalian A, Der-Karabetian A. Preparing leaders for ethnic communities: The case of the Armenian American summer internship programs. Migration World. 2001; 19(1-2): 26-31.
41. Gamst G, Dana R, Der-Karabetian A, Kramer T. Asian American mental health clients: Effects of ethnic match and age on global assessment and visitation. Journal of Mental Health Counseling. 2001; 23: 57-71.
42. Gamst G, Dana R, Der-Karabetian A, Aragon M, Kramer T. Latino acculturation and mental health outcomes. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 2002; 24: 479-504.
43. Bakalian A, Der-Karabetian A. Evaluating Armenian-American organizations: A study of two summer internship programs. Armenian Forum. 2003; 2(4): 57-96.
44. Gamst G, Dana RH, Der-Karabetian A, et al. Cultural competency revised: The California Brief Multicultural Competency Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. 2004; 37: 163-183.
45. Gamst G, Dana RH, Der-Karabetian A, Kramer T. Ethnic match and treatment outcomes for child and adolescent mental health center clients. Journal of Counseling and Development. 2004; 82: 457-465.
46. Gamst G, Dana R, Der-Karabetian A, et al. Cultural competence revised: The California Brief Multicultrual Competence Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. 2004; 37: 163-183.
47. Gamst G, Rogers R, Der-Karabetian A, Dana R. Addressing mental health disparities: A preliminary test of the multicultural assessment intervention process. In: Metrosa EV, ed. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare. Hauppauge, NY, USA: Nova Science Publishers; 2006: 2-17.
48. Der-Karabetian A, Berberian S, Der-Boghossian, A., (2007). Armenian Ethnic Orientation Questionnaire-Revised. Psychological Reports, 2007; 101, 485-496.
49. Gamst G, Dana RH, Meyers LS, Der-Karabetian A, Guarino Aj. An analysis of the multicultural assessment intervention process model. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health. 2009; 2: 51-64.
50. Yaralian T, Der-Karabetian A, Martinez T. Acculturation, ethnic identity, and psychological functioning among Armenian-American young adults. Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies. 2009; 18: 157-179.
51. Keyser V, Gamst G, Der-Karabetian A, Meyers LS, Morrow G. Predictors of self-perceived cultural competence among children’s mental health providers. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 2014; 20: 324-335.
52. Der-Karabetian A, Cao Y, Alfaro M. Sustainable behavior, perceived globalization impact, world-mindedness, identity, and perceived risk in college samples from the United States, China, and Taiwan. Ecopsychology. 2014; 6(4): 218-233.
53. Der-Karabetian A, Alfaro M. Psychological predictors of sustainable behavior in college samples from the United States, Brazil and the Netherlands. American International Journal of Social Science. 2015; 4(6): 29-39.
54. Papazyan A, Bui N, Der-Karabetian A. Life satisfaction, acculturative stress, ethnic identity, and gender role attitudes among armenian american women. American International Journal of Contemporary Research. 2016; 6(1): 10-21.
55. Der-Karabetian A, Alfaro M, Cao Y. Relationship of sustainable behavior, world-mindedness, national and global identities, perceived environmental risk and globalization impact among college students in the United States. Psychology and Cognitive Sciences – Open Journal. 2018; 4(1): 8-13.
56. Balesh C, Gamst G, Meyers LS, Der-Karabetian A, Elias C. A structural model predicting Arab Americans’ attitudes towards mental health services from ethnic identity, acculturation, and spirituality. Journal of Mental Disorders and Treatment. 2018; 4(2): 162. doi: 10.4172/2471-271X.1000162
57. Der-Karabetian A, Lopez M, Oseguera M, Alfaro M. Nested, place and relational multiple social identities among Latinx and White college students in California, USA. Social Behavior Research and Practice -Open Journal. 2019; 4(1): 8-14. doi: 10.17140/SBRPOJ-4-115
58. Rocha TP, Gamst G, Meyers L, Der-Karabetian A, Magina F. Predictors of quality of life of Portuguese Americans: Identity, acculturation, and religiosity. Mental Health, Religion & Culture. 2019; 21(8): 780-796. doi: 10.1080/13674676.2018.1551341
59. Young GY, Gamst G, Meyers LS, Der-Karabetian A, Grills C. Does African American women’s racial identity mediate gendered racism on anticipated relationship threat? Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2019; 1-21. doi:10.1177/0886260519872300

PROFESSIONAL PAPERS AND POSTERS

1. Der-Karabetian A. A study of assimilation in the pluralistic society of Lebanon: The case of the Armenians. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Middle East Studies Association; 1976; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2. Der-Karabetian A. Self-concept and stereotypic characterization of college men and women in the United States and in Lebanon. Paper Presented at: The regional convention of the International Council of Psychologists; 1978; Oslo, Norway.
3. Der-Karabetian A. Armenian identity: Comparative and context bond. Paper presented at: A symposium organized by the Armenian Commemorative Committee; 1979; Oakland, CA, USA.
4. Der-Karabetian A. Polarization of two cultural identities as a function of ethnic involvement and residency status. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association; 1979; Las Vegas, NV, USA.
5. Der-Karabetian A. The effect of the recent Lebanese civil war on the ethnic orientation of a minority. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Middle East Studies Association; 1979; Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
6. Der-Karabetian A. The image of Armenians in Lebanon: A psycho-social perspective. Paper presented at: The symposium organized by the Armenian Department of UCLA and the Society of Armenian Studies; 1979; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
7. Der-Karabetian A. Psychological reaction of Lebanese-Armenian children to war stress. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association; 1980; Tucson, AZ, USA.
8. Der-Karabetian A. Multiple identity as a reflection of modernity. Paper presented at: The Second Annual Symposium of the Armenian Studies Department of the Armenian American International College; 1981; Pasadena, CA, USA.
9. Der-Karabetian A, Proudian A. A state-wide survey of California Armenians. Paper presented at: The Conference of the California Council of the Armenian Assembly; 1981; Berkeley, CA, USA.
10. Der-Karabetian A, Shang B, Hsu N, Bittinger J.Nationalism and world-mindedness: A Japanese and American comparison. Paper presented at: The annual meeting of the Western Social Science Association; 1983; Albuquerque, NM, USA.
11. Der-Karabetian A. The process of creative aging. Paper presented at: the Church and Health Conference at the Modesto Church of the Brethren; 1983; Modesto, CA, USA.
12. Der-Karabetian A, Best B. Demographic variables and motivations of adult women attending college. Paper presented at: The annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1984; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
13. Der-Karabetian A, Cookson-Hunter D. Occupational stress among female mates of police officers. Paper presented at: The annual convention of Western Psychological Association; 1984; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
14. Der-Karabetian A, Gebharpt N. Effect of a physical fitness program in the workplace. Poster presented at: The annual convention of the American Psychological Association; 1985; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
15. Der-Karabetian A, Angel D. Experience of intimacy and dominance by women in the workplace. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1985; San Jose, CA, USA.
16. Der-Karabetian A, Norman J, Hoien TA. Parental activism and children’s response to the nuclear threat. Poster presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1987; Long Beach, CA, USA.
17. Der-Karabetian A, Fichtner P. Androgyny and career expectations among gifted children. Poster presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1987; Long Beach, CA, USA.
18. Der-Karabetian A. The nuclear threat, world-mindedness, and nationalism: A nine nation study. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1987; Long Beach, CA, USA.
19. Der-Karabetian A. Ethnic identity of Armenians in California and Lebanon over time. Invited. Paper presented at: The international conference on Armenian diaspora communities, organized by the Soviet Armenian Academy of Sciences; 1987; Yerevan, Armenian S.S.R.
20. Der-Karabetian A. Psychology and peace research. Invited presentation to the psychology faculty and students at the Yereven State University; 1987; Yerevan, Armenia S.S.R.
21. Der-Karabetian A, Preciado M. Mother blaming revisited in college. Paper presented at: The Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1988; San Francisco, CA, USA.
22. Der-Karabetian A, McNabb J. Family involvement and outcomes in the treatment of alcoholism. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1988; San Francisco, CA, USA.
23. Der-Karabetian A. Emerging values in the global village. Paper presented at: The First Global Conference on Tourism and Peace, Vancouver, British; 1988; Columbia, Canada.
24. Der-Karabetian A, Nisbett M. Touching and tipping in restaurant setting. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1989; Reno, NV, USA.
25. Der-Karabetian A. A cross-cultural measure of world-mindedness. Poster presented at: The annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1989; Reno, NV, USA.
26. Der-Karabetian A, Rankins J. Mother-blaming and mothercrediting. Paper presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1990; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
27. Der-Karabetian A, Rodriguez C. Ethnic, national and globalhuman and ethnic involvement among Hispanic college students. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1990; San Francisco, CA, USA.
28. Der-Karabetian A, Rosen M. Global belonging, national belonging and study abroad. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological; 1990; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
29. Der-Karabetian A, Balian N. Ingroup-outgroup and globalhuman identity among Turkish-Armenians. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1991; San Francisco, CA, USA.
30. Der-Karabetian A, Stephenson K. Perceived environmental risk, optimism and world-mindedness. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1991; San Francisco, CA, USA.
31. Der-Karabetian A, Balian N. Ethnic identity and the perceived affect of the Armenian genocide among Turkish and American Armenians. Paper presented at: The annual conference of the International Council of Psychologists; 1991; San Francisco, CA, USA.
32. Der-Karabetian A. World-minded values for a global village. Paper presented at: The annual conference of the International Council of Psychologists; 1991; San Francisco, CA, USA.
33. Der-Karabetian A, Rosen M. World-mindedness and political party affiliation. Poster presented at: The annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1992; Portland, OR, USA.
34. Der-Karabetian A, Mangarai L, Uvais A, Watanabe A. World-minded values and the nuclear threat in four countries. Poster session presented at: Annual convention of the American Psychological Association; 1992; Washington, DC, USA.
35. Der-Karabetian A, El-Zahhar NE. World-mindedness, nuclear threat and trait anxiety among Egyptian college students. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1993; Phoenix, AZ, USA.
36. Der-Karabetian A, Ruiz Y. Bicultural identity among Mexican- American high school students. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1993; Phoenix, AZ, USA.
37. Der-Karabetian A, Stephenson K, Poggi T. Ecological attitudes, behavior and world-mindedness among British & U. S. college students. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the American Psychological Association; 1993; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
38. Der-Karabetian A, Durham A. Taylor-Johnson temperament analysis (T-J) profile of students admitted to an MFCC program. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the American Psychological Association; 1994; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
39. Der-Karabetian A, Sides A. World-mindedness, extrinsic, intrinsic, and quest religious orientation among college students. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association Conference; 1994; Hilo, HI, USA.
40. Der-Karabetian A, Martinez V. Bicultural identity and coping among Mexican-American students. Poster session presented at: The annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association; 1995; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
41. Der-Karabetian A, Mavalian M. Intra-ethnic and domainspecific stereotyping among Armenian Americans. Poster presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1995; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
42. Der-Karabetian A, Precht L. World-mindedness, locus of control and ethnic background: A validation. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1995; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
43. Der-Karabetian A, Burris-Kitchen D, Morrow G. Focus groups: Empowering a college campus to work toward ethnic diversity. Paper presented at: The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education; 1998; Denver, CO, USA.
44. Der-Karabetian A, Johnson EE, Hightower L. Lessons learned from the process of integrating strategic planning and academic assessment. Paper presented at: The annual conference of the American Association of Higher Education Assessment; 1998; Cincinnati, OH, USA.
45. Der-Karabetian A. Assessment of service learning. Paper/exhibit presented at: The Best Practices in Assessment Fair of the Assessment Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University; 1998; Indianapolis, IN, USA.
46. Der-Karabetian A. Engaging arts and sciences departments with an assessment template. Paper/exhibit presented at: The Best Practices in Assessment Fair of the Assessment Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University; 1998; Indianapolis, IN, USA.
47. Der-Karabetian A. Hightower L. Hawkey P, Johnson E. Lessons learned from the process of integrating strategic planning, budgeting and academic assessment. Paper presented at: The annual meeting of the Association of Senior Colleges and Universities/WASC; 1999; Newport Beach, CA, USA.
48. Der-Karabetian A, Bader-Hull T. Service learning: Integrating assessment with implementation. Paper presented at: The annual meeting of Association of Senior Colleges and Universities/WASC; 1999; Newport Beach, CA, USA.
49. Der-Karabetian A, Davila J, Gomez A, et al. Factors that contribute to college success for different ethnic groups. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 1999; Irvine, CA, USA.
50. Der-Karabetian A. Assessing the intercultural immersion core requirement. Poster presented at: The annual conference of the American Association of Higher Education (AAHE) Assessment; 1999; Denver, CO, USA.
51. Der-Karabetian A. First generation students and their families: Crossing the social distance. Pane discussion at: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity Issues in Higher Education; 1999; Memphis, TN, USA.
52. Der-Karabetian A, Bader-Hull T. Service learning: Integrating assessment with implementation. Paper presented at: The annual meeting of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; 2000; San Diego, CA, USA.
53. Hawkey P, Der-Karabetian A, Johnson E. Lessons learned from the process of integrating strategic planning, budgeting and assessment. Paper presented at: The annual meeting of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; 2000; San Diego, CA, USA.
54. Gamst G, Dana R, Kramer T, Der-Karabetian A. Effects of ethnic matching on Global Assessment Functioning. Poster session presented at: The annual convention of the Western Psychological Association; 2000; Portland, OR, USA.
55. Der-Karabetian A, Hacopian AG, Yegavian S. Armenian multiple cultural identity issues: Strategies for mental health professionals. Paper presented at: Los Angeles County Cultural Competency Mental Health Summit VIII: The Art of Being Culturally Competent; 2000; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
56. Dana R, Der-Karabetian A, Gamst G, Kramer T, Aragon M. Applied community mental health research. Panel presentation at: The Los Angeles County Cultural Competency Mental Health Summit VIII: The Art of Being Culturally Competent; 2000; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
57. Der-Karabetian A, Henley-Erickson C, Nicoll B. All faculty are writing coaches: Assessment and training. Paper presented at: The annual meeting of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; 2001; Irvine, CA, USA.
58. Der-Karabetian A, Rodriques C. Individuals-collectivism, environmental risk perception, and environmental activism in the U.S. and Argentina. Poster session presented at: The Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; 2002; Irvine, CA, USA.
59. Gamst G, Dana RH, Der-Karabetian A, Martenson L. Tools to move toward a culturally competent system: Clinical assessment “California Brief Multicultural Competency Scale.” Panel presentation at: The California Mental Health Directors Association Full Association Meeting; 2002; Industry Hills, CA, USA.
60. Der-Karabetian A, Davis S, Wichman A, Foot W, Bandek N, Goodwin G. World-mindedness and 9/11: A test of the superordinate goal hypothesis. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of Western Psychological Association; 2003; Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada.
61. Adams L, Der-Karabetian A, Flamengo K, et al. Collaborative Community Research: Clubhouse participation quality of life for the chronically mentally ill. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association; 2004; Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa.
62. Madhuri M, Grekowicz E, Der-Karabetian A. Evaluating undergraduate writing across multiple campuses. Paper presented at: The Annual Meeting of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; 2006; Irvine, CA, USA.
63. Der-Karabetian A, Pleitez A, Arvizu V, et al. Seeking Psychological help, attitude towards mental illness and acculturation among Latina/o college students. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association Convention; 2006; Palm Springs, CA, USA.
64. Gamst G, Rogers R, Cook N, Der-Karabetian A, Guranino AJ, Meyers LS. A comparison of White and non-White university counseling center clients with the Multicultural Assessment Intervention Process (MAIP) Model. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association Convention; 2007; Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada.
65. Guzman N, Tuttle-Rollins C, Masters K, et al. Evaluation of a youth skill-building program (Decision) at three southern California middles schools using focus groups of students. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association Convention; 2007; Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada.
66. Guzman N, Tuttle-Rollins C, Masters K, et al. Evaluation of a youth skillbuilding program (Decision) at three southern California middles schools using focus groups for the development of a program evaluation questionnaire. Paper presented at: The 11th Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action; 2007; Pasadena, CA, USA.
67. Dana R, Gamst G, Der-Karabetian A, Guerrero R. Communitybased promotion of competence and health: The Multicultural Assessment Intervention Process Model. Paper presented at: The 11th Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action; 2007; Pasadena, CA, USA.
68. Gamst G, Guzman N, Der-Karabetian A, Rogers R, Dana RH. The Multicultural Assessment Intervention Process (MAIP): A three-year report. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association Convention; 2008; Ervine, CA, USA.
69. Gamst G, Der-Karabetian A, Meyers LS, Guarino AJ. Relationship between youth client race/ethnicity and provider cultural competence on clinical outcome. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association Convention; 2009; Portland, OR, USA.
70. Der-Karabetian A, Flora J, Madhuri M, Cao Y. Development and use of common rubrics to assess mission elements in capstone projects at the bachelor, master and doctoral levels. Paper presented at: The Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference; 2009; Hollywood, CA, USA.
71. Roweiheb N, Bryce D, Sobkow K, Der-Karabetian A. Issues of acculturation and help-seeking within the Assyrian community. Poster presented at: The APA Division 17: Counseling Psychology Great Lakes Regional Conference; 2009; Munsie, IN, USA.
72. Der-Karabetian A, Cao Y. Assessing the classroom climate in Program Reviews: Content analysis of student comments in course evaluations. Poster presented at: The Western Association of School and Colleges-Academic Resource Conference Annual Conference; 2010; Long Beach, CA, USA.
73. Keyser V, Gamst G, Der-Karabetian A, Morrow G. Predictors of self-perceived cultural competence in mental health providers. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; 2011; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
74. Wendy N, Gamst GC, Hwang W-C, Der-Karabetian A. Effects of culturally adapted treatment on help-seeking. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; 2013; Reno, NV, USA.
75. Whitby S, Dewey G, Der-Karabetian A. La Verne uses their seniors as crowdsourcing to create new curriculum. Poster presented at: The Western Association of Schools and Colleges-Academic Resource Conference; 2013; San Diego, CA, USA.
76. Der-Karabetian, Cao Y, Alfaro M. Perceived globalization impact, identity, perceived risk and sustainable behavior in the USA, China, and Taiwan. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association Conference; 2013; Reno, Nevada, USA.
77. Der-Karabetian A, Alfaro M. Sustainable behavior, perceived globalization impact, global and national belonging, world-mindedness, and perceived environmental risk of college students in the United States, Netherlands and Brazil. Poster presented at: The 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science; 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA.
78. Der-Karabetian A, Lopez Oseguera M, Alfaro M. Nested nature of superordinate , relational, and place identities among college students: A test of the nested concentricity model. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association Conference; 2016; Long Beach, CA, USA.
79. Der-Karabetian A, Alfaro M. Predictors of sustainable behavior through world-mindedness, national and global belonging, perceived Environmental risk, and globalization impact among college students. Poster presented at: The Western Psychological Association Conference; 2016; Long Beach, CA, USA.