Department of Psychology | The University of North Carolina at Greensboro 
296 Eberhart Building
PO Box 26170 | Greensboro, NC 27402-6170  
Greensboro, NC 27412
Phone: 336.334.5014 | Fax: 336.334.5066 | Clinic Fax: 336.334.5754
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OUR VALUES

PROVIDING MENTORSHIP

WORKING FOR AND ALONGSIDE UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

LEVERAGING ASSET BASED APPROACHES

CURRENT PROJECTS

An NIMH collaborative R01 grant testing a community health worker model of delivery of mental health services for underserved communities (including services in Spanish for Latinx populations).

Collaborators: Kari Eddington (UNCG co-PI) and Margarita Alegria (PI at collaborative site Health Disparities Unit, MGH)

Funding: National Institutes for Mental Health R01 Grant, 2019-2024

STRONG MINDS, STRONG COMMUNITIES

A pilot study examining prevention program to facilitate racial/ethnic socialization processes in Mexican American, Chinese American, and African American youth and their families. Data collection underway.

 

Collaborators: Stephanie Irby Coard, PhD (UNCG), Laura Gonzalez, PhD (UNCG), and Lisa Kiang, PhD (Wake Forest)

 

Funding: UNCG Strategic Seed Grant

ONE TALK AT A TIME

PAST PROJECTS

A school-based research project examining the role of future life aspirations in the development of depressive symptoms in high school students. Data collection completed.

 

Collaborator: Laura Gonzalez, PhD (UNCG)

Funding: UNCG New Faculty Grant

CAMINOS AL FUTURO

A study of Latinx college students and the intersection of familism values, behaviors, and emotion predicting psychological and family functioning. Data collection completed.

Collaborators: Laura Castro-Schilo, PhD (SAS) and Scott Plunkett, PhD (CSUN).

FAMILISM PRIDE

A study examining facilators and barriers to racial/ethnic socialization processes in Mexican American, Chinese American, African American, and Black immigrant youth and their families. Data collection underway.

Collaborators: Stephanie Irby Coard, PhD (UNCG), Laura Gonzalez, PhD (UNCG), and Lisa Kiang, PhD (Wake Forest)

 

Funding: UNCG Strategic Seed Grant

PROMOTING DIALOGUES

A study examining the comparative effectiveness of an activation intervention for Latino families raising children with mental health needs. Data collection completed. A study examining facilators and barriers to racial/ethnic socialization processes in Mexican American, Chinese American, African American, and Black immigrant youth and their families. Data collection underway.

 

Collaborators: Kathleen Thomas, PhD (UNC SHEPS)

 

Funding: PCORI

PADRES EFECTIVOS

A research study examining how cultural experiences, family relationships, and school impact psychological adjustment for Latino/a middle school students. Data collection completed. 

 

Collaborators: Laura Gonzalez, PhD (UNCG), Lisa Kiang, PhD (Wake Forest), Andrew Supple, PhD (UNCG)

 

Funding: UNCG Regular Faculty Grant and Wake Forest Faculty Grant

LA FAMILIA EN CAROLINA

A multi-site study examining identity and socialization processes in multiracial emerging adults. Data collection underway.

Clarissa Abidog, (ASU), Annabelle Atkin (ASU), Keita Christophe (UNCG), Abigail Gabriel (ASU), Richard Lee, PhD (University of Minnesota), Christine Wu (University of Minnesota), Hyung Chol (Brandon) Yoo, PhD
 

LOVING PROJECT

OUR RESEARCH & SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

​​​We attempt to identify cultural processes and values, such as parent-child relationships, cultural socialization, and familism, that impacts psychological and educational outcomes in kids of color.

CULTURAL VALUES

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Stein, G.L.,  Cavanaugh, A.*, Castro-Schilo, L., Mejia, Y.M.* & Plunkett, S. (in press). Making my family proud: The unique contribution of familism pride to the psychological adjustement of Latino emerging adults. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.


Kulish, A.*,Cavanaugh, A*., Stein, G.L., Kiang, L., Gonzalez, L., Supple, A., & Mejia, Y. (in press). Ethnic-racial Socialization in Latino Families: The Influence of Mothers’ Socialization Practices on Adolescent Private Regard, Familism Values, and Perceived Ethnic-racial Discrimination. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 


Stein, G.L., Coard, S.I., Kiang, L., Smith, K.*, & Mejia, Y*. (2018). The intersection of racial-ethnic socialization and adolescence: A closer examination at stage-salient issues.  Journal of Research on Adolescence. 


Stein, G. L., Gonzalez, L. M., Cupito, A. M.*, Kiang, L., & Supple, A. J. (2015). The protective role of familism in the lives of Latino adolescents. Journal of Family Issues, 36(10), 1255-1273.
Cupito, A. M*., Stein, G. L., & Gonzalez, L. M. (2015). Familial Cultural Values, Depressive Symptoms, School Belonging and Grades in Latino Adolescents: Does Gender Matter?. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(6), 1638-1649.


Stein, G. L., Cupito, A. M*., Mendez, J. L., Prandoni, J*., Huq, N*., & Westerberg, D*. (2014). Familism through a developmental lens. Journal Of Latina/O Psychology, 2(4), 224-250. doi:10.1037/lat0000025


Gonzalez, L. M., Stein, G. L., & Huq, N. (2013). The influence of cultural identity and perceived barriers on college-going beliefs and aspirations of Latino youth in emerging immigrant communities. Hispanic Journal Of Behavioral Sciences, 35(1), 103-120. doi:10.1177/0739986312463002