Aghop Jack Der-Karabetian, PhD


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

Refereed Publications

1973 Melikian, L. H., Nassar, N. T., & Der-Karabetian, A. (1973). Some personality correlates of marijuana users at the American University of Beirut. Lebanese Medical Journal, 26, 233-240.
1973 Nassar, N. T., Melikian, L. H., & Der-Karabetian, A. (1973). The non-medical use of marijuana, LSD and amphetamines by students at the American University of Beirut. Lebanese Medical Journal, 26, 215-232.
1974 Atrens, D. M., Von Vietinghoff-Riesch, P., & Der-Karabetian, A. (1973). Reinforcing contrast effects on the rewarding and aversive components of intracranial stimulation. Learning and Motivation, 4, 397-404.
1974 Atrens, D. M., Von Vietinghoff-Riesch, P., & Der-Karabetian, A. (1974). Modulation of reward and aversion processes in the rat diencephalon by amphetamine. American Journal of Physiology, 226, 874-880.
1974 Der-Karabetian, A., & Gorry, T. (1974). Amount of different flavors consumed during the CS-US interval in taste aversion learning and interference. Physiological Psychology, 2, 457-463.
1975 Der-Karabetian, A., Kadi, E., Elmasian, S., & Yetenekian, A. (1975). Attitude towards mental illness in Lebanon: An initial report. The Lebanese Medical Journal, 38, 297-318.
1977 Der-Karabetian, A., & Oshagan, E. (1977). Ethnic orientation of Armenians in Lebanon. The Armenian Review, 30, 164-175.
1977 Der-Karabetian, A., & Smith, A. J. (1977). Sex role stereotyping in the U. S.: Is it changing? Sex Role, 3, 189-194.
1977 Melikian, L. H., & Der-Karabetian, A. (1977). Personality change over time: A study of the assimilation of an ethnic minority in Lebanon. Journal of Social Psychology, 103, 185-191.
1980 Der-Karabetian, A. (1980). The relation of two cultural identities of Armenian-Americans. Psychological Reports, 47, 123-128.
1981 Der-Karabetian, A., (1981). Image and self-image of Armenians in Lebanon: A psychological perspective. In, R. Hovannisian (Ed.), The Armenian image in history and literature (pp. 241-251). Malibu, CA: Udena,.
1981 Der-Karabetian, A. (1981). Armenian identity: comparative and context bound. The Armenian Review, 34, 25-31.
1981 Der-Karabetian A., & Proudian, A. (1981). California Armenians: A 1981 survey (Report No. 2). Los Angeles, CA: The Armenian Assembly,
1983 Der-Karabetian, A., & Rico, E. (1983). Reported intimacy and dominance gestures by females in a corporate setting. Psychological Reports, 52, 1007-1010.
1983 Der-Karabetian, A. (1983). Multiple social identity as a reflection of modernity. The Armenian Review, 36, 100-105.
1983 Der-Karabetian, A., Shang, B., & Hsu, N. (1983, October 5). The global village: Is its realization closer than we think? The Japan Times, p. 11.
1984 Der-Karabetian, A. (1984). Worldmindedness: A call for cross-cultural research. International Psychologist, 25, 3.
1984 Der-Karabetian, A. (1984). Nationalism and worldmindedness: Japanese verses American comparison. La Verne, CA: University of La Verne. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED236104).
1985 Der-Karabetian, A. (1985). Reaction of Armenian children to wartime stress in Lebanon. La Verne, CA: University of La Verne. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED251732).
1985 Der-Karabetian, A., & Best, B. (1985). Motivation of adult women attending college. La Verne, CA: University of La Verne. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED251006).
1985 Der-Karabetian, A., & Proudian, A. (1985). Ethnicity and civil war: The Lebanese-Armenian case. La Verne, CA: University of La Verne. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED251344).
1986 Der-Karabetian, A., & Angel, D. (1985). Intimacy and dominance gestures in the workplace. La Verne, CA: University of La Verne. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED260337).
1986 Der-Karabetian, A., & Gebhardt, N. (1986). Effects of physical fitness program in the workplace. Journal of Business and Psychology, 1, 51-58.
1986 Der-Karabetian, A., & Smith, N. G. (1986). Sex role stereotyping and selfcharacterizations by college men and women. La Verne, CA: University of La Verne. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED267306).
1986 Linder, L., & Der-Karabetian, A. (1986). Social anxiety, public selfconsciousness, and variability of behavior. Psychological Report, 59, 206.
1989 Der-Karabetian, A., & Preciado, M. (1989), Mother blaming among college students, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 68, 453-454.
1989 McNabb, J., Der-Karabetian, A., & Rhoades, J. (1989). Family involvement and outcome in the treatment of alcoholism. Psychological Reports 65, 1327- 1330.
1992 Der-Karabetian, A. (1992). World-mindedness and the nuclear threat: A multinational study. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 7, 293- 308.
1992 Der-Karabetian, A., & Balian, N. (1992). Ingroup, outgroup and global-human identity of Turkish-Armenians. Journal of Social Psychology, 132, 497- 504.
1993 Der-Karabetian, A., & Metzer, J. (1993). The cross-cultural world-mindedness scale and political party affiliation. Psychological Reports, 72, 1069-1070.
1993 Der-Karabetian, A. (1993). Cross-cultural world-mindedness scale. (HAPI online database record). Pittsburgh, PA: Behavioral Measurement Database Services (Producer). McLean, VA: BRS Search Service (online vendor).
1993 Der-Karabetian, A., & Balian, N. (1993). Armenian, Turkish and global-human identity scales (HAPI online database record). Pittsburgh, PA: Behavioral Measurement Database Service (Producer). McLean, VA: BRS Search Service (online vendor).
1994 Der-Karabetian, A., Mangarai, L., Uvias, E., & Watanabe, A. (1994). Worldmindedness and the nuclear threat: A four nation test of the superordinate goal hypothesis. Psychologia, 37, 59-65.
1996 Der-Karabetian, A., Stephenson, K., & Poggi, T. (1996). Environmental risk perception, activism and world-mindedness among samples of British and U. S. college students. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 83, 451-462.
1997 Der-Karabetian, A., & Ruiz. Y. (1997). Affective bicultural and global-human identity scales for Mexican-American adolescents. Psychological Reports, 80, 1027-1039.
2000 Gamst, G., Dana, R., Der-Karabetian, A., & Kramer, T., (2000). Ethnic matching and client ethnicity effects on global assessment and visitation. Journal of Community Psychology, 28, 547-560.
2000 Der-Karabetian, A., Johnson, E., & Hightower, L., (2000). Lessons learned from the process of integrating strategic planning and academic assessment. Assessment Update, 12(5), 9-11.
2000 Morrow, G. P., Burris-Kitchen, D., & Der-Karabetian, A., (2000). Assessing campus climate of cultural diversity: A focus on focus groups. College Student Journal, 34, 589-602.
2001 Bakalian, A., & Der-Karabetian, A. (2001). Preparing leaders for ethnic communities: The case of the Armenian American summer internship programs. Migration World, 19(1-2). 26-31.
2001 Gamst, G., Dana, R., Der-Karabetian, A., & Kramer, T. (2001).Asian American mental health clients: Effects of ethnic match and age on global assessment and visitation. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 23, 57-71.
2002 Gamst, G., Dana, R., Der-Karabetian, A., Aragon, M., &Kramer, T. (2002). Latino acculturation and mental health outcomes. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 24,479-504.
2003 Bakalian, A., & Der-Karabetian, A. (2003). Evaluating Armenian-American organizations: A study of two summer internship programs. Armenian Forum, 2(4), 57-96.
2004 Gamst, G., Dana, R. H., Der-Karabetian, A., Aragon, M., Arellano, L., Morrow, G., & Martenson.(2004). Cultural competency revised: The California Brief Multicultural Competency Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 37, 163-183.
2004 Gamst, G., Dana, R. H., Der-Karabetian, A., & Kramer, T. (2004). Ethnic match and treatment outcomes for child and adolescent mental health center clients. Journal of Counseling and Development, 82, 457-465.
2004 Gamst, G., Dana, R., Der-Karabetian, A., Aragon, M., Arellano, L., Morrow, G., & Martenson, L. (2004). Cultural competence revised: The California Brief Multicultrual Competence Scale. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 37, 163-183.
2006 Gamst, G., Rogers, R., Der-Karabetian, A., & Dana, R. (2006). Addressing mental health disparities: A preliminary test of the multicultural assessment intervention process. In E. V. Metrosa (Ed.), Racial and ethnic disparities in health and healthcare. (pp. 2-17). Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers,
2007 Der-Karabetian, A., Berberian, S., & Der-Boghossian, A., (2007). Armenian Ethnic Orientation Questionnaire-Revised. Psychological Reports, 101, 485-496.
2009 Gamst, G., Dana, R. H., Meyers, L. S., Der-Karabetian, A., & Guarino, A. j. (2009). An Analysis of the Multicultural Assessment Intervention Process Model. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 2, 51-64.
2009 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, 18, 157-179.
2014 Keyser, V., Gamst, G., Der-Karabetian, A., Meyers, L. S., & Morrow, G. (2014). Predictors of self-perceived cultural competence among children’s mental health providers. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 20, 324-335.
2014 Der-Karabetian, A., Cao, Y., & Alfaro, M. (2014). Sustainable behavior, perceived globalization impact, world-mindedness, identity, and perceived risk in college samples from the United States, China, and Taiwan. Ecopsychology, 6(4), 218-233.
2015 Der-Karabetian, A., & Alfaro, M. (2015). Psychological predictors of sustainable behavior in college samples from the United States, Brazil and the Netherlands. American International Journal of Social Science, 4(6), 29-39.
2016 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, 6(1), 10-21.

Professional Papers and Posters

1976 Der-Karabetian, A. (1976, November). 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, Los Angeles, CA.
1978 Der-Karabetian, A. (1978, July). Self-concept and stereotypic characterization of college men and women in the United States and in Lebanon. Presented at the regional convention of the International Council of Psychologists, Oslo, Norway.
1979 Der-Karabetian, A. (1979, March). Armenian identity: Comparative and context bond. Paper presented at a symposium organized by the Armenian Commemorative Committee, Oakland, CA.
1979 Der-Karabetian, A. (1979, April). 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, Las Vegas, NV.
1979 Der-Karabetian, A. (1979, November). 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, Salt Lake City, UT.
1979 Der-Karabetian, A. (1979, November). 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, Los Angeles, CA.
1980 Der-Karabetian, A. (1980, April). Psychological reaction of Lebanese-Armenian children to war stress. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Tucson, AZ.
1981 Der-Karabetian, A. (1981, May). 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, Pasadena, CA.
1981 Der-Karabetian, A., & Proudian, A. (1981, September). A state-wide survey of California Armenians. Paper presented at the Conference of the California Council of the Armenian Assembly, Berkeley, CA.
1983 Der-Karabetian, A. Shang, B., Hsu,, N., & Bittinger, J.(1983, April). Nationalism and world-mindedness: A Japanese and American comparison. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Social Science Association, Albuquerque, NM
1983 Der-Karabetian, A. (1983, April). The process of creative aging. Paper presented at the Church and Health Conference at the Modesto Church of the Brethren, Modesto, CA.
1984 Der-Karabetian, A., & Best, B. (1984, April). Demographic variables and motivations of adult women attending college. Paper presented at the annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
1984 Der-Karabetian, A., & Cookson-Hunter, D. (1984, April). Occupational stress among female mates of police officers. Paper presented at the annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
1985 Der-Karabetian, A., & Gebharpt, N. (1985, August). Effect of a physical fitness program in the workplace. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
1985 Der-Karabetian, A., & Angel, D. (1985, April). Experience of intimacy and dominance by women in the workplace. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.
1987 Der-Karabetian, A., Norman, J., & Hoien, T.A. (1987, April). Parental activism and children’s response to the nuclear threat. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, CA.
1987 Der-Karabetian, A., Fichtner, P. (1987, April). Androgyny and career expectations among gifted children. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, CA.
1987 Der-Karabetian, A. (1987, April). The nuclear threat, world-mindedness, and nationalism: A nine nation study. paper presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Long Beach, CA.
1987 Der-Karabetian, A. (1987, October). 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, Yerevan, Armenian S. S. R.
1987 Der-Karabetian, A. (1987, October). Psychology and peace research. Invited presentation to the psychology faculty and students at the Yereven State University, Yerevan, Armenia S. S. R.
1988 Der-Karabetian, A., & Preciado, M. (1988, April). Mother blaming revisited in college. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
1988 Der-Karabetian, A. & McNabb, J. (1988, April). Family involvement and outcomes in the treatment of alcoholism. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA
1988 Der-Karabetian, A. (1988, October). Emerging values in the global village. Paper presented at the First Global Conference on Tourism and Peace, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
1989 Der-Karabetian, A., & Nisbett, M. (1989, April. Touching and tipping in restaurant setting. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.
1989 Der-Karabetian, A. (1989, April). A cross-cultural measure of world-mindedness. Poster presented at the annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.
1990 Der-Karabetian, A., & Rankins, J. (1990, April). Mother-blaming and mothercrediting. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
1990 Der-Karabetian, A., & Rodriguez, C. (1990, April). Ethnic, national and globalhuman and ethnic involvement among Hispanic college students. poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
1990 Der-Karabetian, A., & Rosen, M. (1990, April). Global belonging, national belonging and study abroad. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological, Los Angeles, CA.
1991 Der-Karabetian, A., & Balian, N. (1991, April). Ingroup-outgroup and globalhuman identity among Turkish-Armenians. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
1991 Der-Karabetian, A., & Stephenson, K. (1991, April). Perceived environmental risk, optimism and world-mindedness. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
1991 Der-Karabetian, A., & Balian, N. (1991, August). 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, San Francisco, CA.
1991 Der-Karabetian, A. (1991, August). World-minded values for a global village. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Council of Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.
1992 Der-Karabetian, A., & Rosen, M. (1992, April). World-mindedness and political party affiliation. Poster presented at the annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
1992 Der-Karabetian, A., Mangarai, L., Uvais, A., & Watanabe, A. (1992, August). World-minded values and the nuclear threat in four countries. Poster session presented at annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
1993 Der-Karabetian, A., & El-Zahhar, N. E. (1993, April). World-mindedness, nuclear threat and trait anxiety among Egyptian college students. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ.
1993 Der-Karabetian, A., & Ruiz, Y. (1993, April). Bicultural identity among Mexican- American high school students. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ.
1993 Der-Karabetian, A., Stephenson, K., & Poggi, T. (1993, August). Ecological attitudes, behavior and world-mindedness among British & U. S. college students. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association , Toronto, Ontario.
1994 Der-Karabetian, A., & Durham, A. (1994, August). Taylor-Johnson temperament analysis (T-J) profile of students admitted to an MFCC program. Poster session presented a the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Los Angeles, CA.
1994 Der-Karabetian, A., & Sides, A. (1994, April). World-mindedness, extrinsic, intrinsic, and quest religious orientation among college students. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association Conference. Hilo, HI.
1995 Der-Karabetian, A., & Martinez, V. (1995, March). Bicultural identity and coping among Mexican-American students. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
1995 Der-Karabetian, A., & Mavalian, M. (1995, March). Intra-ethnic and domainspecific stereotyping among Armenian Americans. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
1995 Der-Karabetian, A., & Precht, L. (1995, March). World-mindedness, locus of control and ethnic background: A validation. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
1998 Der-Karabetian, A., Burris-Kitchen, D., & Morrow, G., (1998, May). 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, Denver, CO.
1998 Der-Karabetian, A., Johnson, E. E., & Hightower, L. (1998, June). Lessons learned from the process of integrating strategic planning and academic assessment. Paper resented at the annual conference of the American Association of Higher Education Assessment Cincinnati, OH.
1998 Der-Karabetian, A., (1998, November). Assessment of service learning. Paper/exhibit presented at the Best Practices in Assessment Fair of the Assessment Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN.
1998 Der-Karabetian, A., (1998, November). 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, Indianapolis, IN.
1999 Der-Karabetian, A., Hightower, L., Hawkey, P., & Johnson E., (April, 1999). 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, Newport Beach, CA.
1999 Der-Karabetian, A., & Bader-Hull, T., (April, 1999). Service learning: Integrating assessment with implementation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Association of Senior Colleges and Universities/WASC, Newport Beach, CA.
1999 Der-Karabetian, A., Davila, J., Gomez, A., Hibbs, S., Montgomery, Y., Murill, R., Nag, P., Penegar, T., & Velasco, A., (1999, April). Factors that contribute to college success for different ethnic groups. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.
1999 Der-Karabetian, A., (1999, June). Assessing the intercultural immersion core requirement. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Association of Higher Education (AAHE) Assessment, Denver, CO.
1999 Der-Karabetian, A., (1999, June). First generation students and their families: Crossing the social distance. Pane discussion at National Conference on Race and Ethnicity Issues in Higher Education, Memphis, TN.
2000 Der-Karabetian, A., & Bader-Hull, T., (2000, April). Service learning: Integrating assessment with implementation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, San Diego, CA.
2000 Hawkey, P., Der-Karabetian, A., & Johnson, E., (2000, April). 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, San Diego, CA.
2000 Gamst, G., Dana, R., Kramer, T., & Der-Karabetian, A., (2000, April). Effects of ethnic matching on Global Assessment Functioning. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
2000 Der-Karabetian, A., Hacopian, A. G., & Yegavian, S. (2000, November). 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. Los Angeles, CA.
2000 Dana, R., Der-Karabetian, A., Gamst, G., Kramer, T., & Aragon, M. (2000, November). Applied community mental health research. Panel presentation at the Los Angeles County Cultural Competency Mental Health Summit VIII: The Art of Being Culturally Competent. Los Angeles, CA.
2001 Der-Karabetian, A., Henley-Erickson, C., & Nicoll, B. (2001, April) All faculty are writing coaches: Assessment and training. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Irvine, CA.
2002 Der-Karabetian, A., & Rodriques, C. (2002, April). 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, Irvine, CA.
2002 Gamst, G., Dana, R. H., Der-Karabetian, A., & Martenson, L. ( 2002, June). 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. Industry Hills, CA.
2003 Der-Karabetian, A., Davis, S. Wichman, A., Foot, W., Bandek, N., & Goodwin, G. (2003, May). World-mindedness and 9/11: A test of the superordinate goal hypothesis. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, British Colombia.
2004 Adams, L., Der-Karabetian, A. Flamengo, K., Murphy, D., Rademaker, K., Padilla, J.,Walton, E., Acentares, J., Barnes, L., Castellanos, J., Lee, D., & Organistko, M. (2004, April). Collaborative Community Research: Clubhouse participation quality of life for the chronically mentally ill. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association, phoenix, Arizona.
2006 Madhuri, M., Grekowicz, E., & Der-Karabetian, A. (2006, April). Evaluating undergraduate writing across multiple campuses. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Irvine, CA.
2006 Der-Karabetian, A., Pleitez, A., Arvizu, V., Bava, L., Bombola, B., Devereaux, T., Dixton-Peters, A., Koranda, R., Pollard, K. (2006, April). Seeking Psychological help, attitude towards mental illness and acculturation among Latina/o college students. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Palm Springs, CA.
2007 Gamst, G., Rogers, R., Cook, N., Der-Karabetian, A., Guranino, A. J., & Meyers, L. S. (2007, May). 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, Vancouver, British Colombia.
2007 Guzman, N., Tuttle-Rollins, C., Masters, K., Salcedo-Malo, J., Lopez, I., Bava, L., Devereaux, T., Treworgy, S., & Der-Karabetian, A. (2007, May). 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, Vancouver, British Colombia.
2007 Guzman, N., Tuttle-Rollins, C., Masters, K., Salcedo-Malo, J., Lopez, I., Bava, L ,Treworgy, S., & Der-Karabetian, A. (2007, June). 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. Pasadena, CA.
2007 Dana, R., Gamst, G., Der-Karabetian, A., & Guerrero, R. (2007, June). 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. Pasadena, CA.
2008 Gamst, G., Guzman, N., Der-Karabetian, A. Rogers, R., Dana, R. H. (2008, April). The Multicultural Assessment Intervention Process (MAIP): A three-year report. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Ervine, CA.
2009 Gamst, G., Der-Karabetian, A. Meyers, L. S., Guarino, A.J. (2009, April). Relationship between youth client race/ethnicity and provider cultural competence on clinical outcome. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Convention, Portland, OR.
2009 Der-Karabetian, A., Flora, J., Madhuri, M., Cao, Y. (2009, April). 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, Hollywood, CA. 2009 Roweiheb, N., Bryce, D., Sobkow, K., & Der-Karabetian, A. (2009, March). Issues of acculturation and help-seeking within the Assyrian community. Poster presented at the APA Division 17: Counseling Psychology Great Lakes Regional Conference, Munsie, IN.
2010 Der-Karabetian, A., & Cao. Y. (2010, April). 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, Long Beach, CA.
2011 Keyser, V. Gamst, G., Der-Karabetian, A., & Morrow, G. (2011, April). Predictors of self-perceived cultural competence in mental health providers. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
2013 Wendy, N., Gamst, G.C., Hwang, W-C., & Der-Karabetian, A. (2013, April). Effects of culturally adapted treatment on help-seeking. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.
2013 Whitby, S., Dewey, G., & Der-Karabetian, A. (2013, April). La Verne uses their seniors as crowdsourcing to create new curriculum. Poster presented at the Western Association of Schools and Colleges-Academic Resource Conference, San Diego, CA.
2013 Der-Karabetian, A. Cao, Y., & Alfaro, M. (2013, April). Perceived globalization impact, identity, perceived risk and sustainable behavior in the USA, China, and Taiwan. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Reno, Nevada.
2014 Der-Karabetian, A., & Alfaro, M. (2014, May). 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, San Francisco, CA.
2016 Der-Karabetian, A, Lopez, Oseguera, M, & Alfaro, M. (2016, April). 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, Long Beach, CA.
2016 Der-Karabetian, A, & Alfaro, M. (2016, April). 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, Long Beach, CA.