Shannon Chávez-Korell, Ph.D., LP

Shannon Chávez-Korell, Ph.D., LP

Director of Clinical Training, Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Educational Psychology

313-577-6405

sck@wayne.edu

 By appointment.

347 Education Bldg.

Shannon Chávez-Korell, Ph.D., LP

Degrees and Certifications

Ph.D. - Counseling Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan

Responsibilities

Dr. Chávez-Korell is the Director of Clinical Training in Counseling Psychology, in the Division of Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations, located in the College of Education. She teaches graduate courses in multicultural psychology and clinical practicum, maintains an active research agenda, serves as an advisor for PhD students in Counseling Psychology, and is responsible for program development, program evaluation, and accreditation of the Counseling Psychology Master’s and Ph.D programs.

Research Interests

• Poverty-Related Stress
• Racial and Ethnic Identity Development
• Cultural Adaptations of Mental Health Interventions
• Mental Health and Wellness, Resilience, and Historical Loss & Trauma for American Indian People and Communities
• Post-Incarceration Syndrome as Experienced by Juvenile “Lifers”
• Experiences and Needs of Returning Citizens as They Re-Enter Society Post-Prison
• Mental Health and Wellness Interventions in K-12 Schools

Awards

Outstanding Contribution of the Year (Award presented August 2015), for Major Contribution titled "Ethnic Identity among Latinas/os", February 2014 issue of The Counseling Psychologist. Award presented during the Division-17 Counseling Psychology Business Meeting held at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Future Leader Award (August 2013). This award recognizes an emerging professional who with less than 10-years in their field is excelling above their peer set. Presented by Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee.

Grants

Loyola University Chicago Research Support Grant. Project title: Breaking the Relationship between Poverty and Associated Risks: Examining the Influence of Coping and Social Support.
Budget Period: Fall 2014 – Summer 2016
Budget Amount: $4,167.00 (FUNDED)
Co-Principle Investigators: Markeda Newell & Shannon Chavez-Korell

Institute of Excellence in Urban Education (IEUE) Research Grant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Project title: Breaking the Relationship between Poverty and Associated Risks: Examining the Influence of Coping and Social Support.
Budget Period: Fall 2014 – Summer 2015
Budget Amount: $25,000.00 (FUNDED)
Co-Principle Investigators: Shannon Chavez-Korell & Markeda Newell

Academic Year SURF (Salary for Undergraduate Research Fellows) Award, Office of Undergraduate Research, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Budget Period: Fall 2015 - Fall 2016
$20,000.00 (FUNDED)

Transdisciplinary Fellow in the Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Project title: Acts of Belonging: Exploring Arts Participation and its Relationship to Psychological Well-Being and Executive Frontal Lobe Functioning for Latino Elders with Alzheimer’s Dementia.
Fellowship Period: 2013-2014
Budget Amount: $10,000.00 (AWARDED)
Partners: Nelva Olin (United Community Center); Chavez-Korell (UWM Educational Psychology); Ramin Pashaie (UWM Electrical Engineering); Patricia Torres Najera (UWM Electa Quinney Institute); & Rina Kundu (UWM Peck School of the Arts).

Faculty Diversity Research Award, Institute on Race & Ethnicity, University of Wisconsin System.
Budget Period: Fall 2011 – Summer 2012
Budget Amount: $12,500.00 & Research sabbatical Fall 2011 (AWARDED)
Principle Investigator: Shannon Chavez-Korell

Academic Year SURF (Salary for Undergraduate Research Fellows) Award, Office of Undergraduate Research, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Budget Period: 09/07/09 – 05/30/2010
Budget Amount: $5,000.00 (AWARDED)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Project title: Un Nuevo Amanecer (A New Dawn).
Grant #: SM058680-01
Budget Period: 10/01/08 – 10/01/11
Budget Amount: $1,200,000.00 (FUNDED)
Community Partner: United Community Center
Academic Partner: Shannon Chavez-Korell
(Other significant roles by Chavez-Korell: treatment fidelity consultant & overseeing cultural adaptations and modifications to the evidence-based treatment.)

Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation, Research Grant.
Project title: Examining the relationships between historical loss and trauma, cultural variables, and health for Urban American Indians.
Budget Period: 03/01/09 – 03/01/10
Budget Amount: $7,500.00 (FUNDED)
Principle Investigator: Shannon Chavez-Korell

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Roberto Hernandez Center, Faculty Grants Program.
Project title: Examining the Relationship between Ethnic Identity, Cultural Health Attitudes, Health Practices, and General Health Outcomes of Latino Adults.
Budget Period: 09/01/08 – 08/31/09
Budget Amount: $4,000.00 (FUNDED)
Principal Investigator: Shannon Chavez-Korell

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Roberto Hernandez Center, Faculty Grants Program.
Project title: Report on the Mental Health of Latinos in the Greater Milwaukee Area.
Budget Period: 09/01/08 – 08/31/09
Budget Amount: $4,000.00 (FUNDED)
Principal Investigator: Azara Santiago-Rivera
Co-PI: Shannon Chavez-Korell

Community Engagement Activities

 Community Research Partnership, Chance for Life and Dr. Chavez-Korell. 

Presentations

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS:

Rios, D., Castellanos, J., Fuentes, M., Madsen, J.W., Chavez-Korell, S., & Boulon, F. (2022, October). Competencies for Educators in a Multicultural World: Guidelines for Best Teaching Practices for Latinx Students in Higher Education. Roundtable at the National Latinx Psychological Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Chavez-Korell, S., & Vandiver, B. (2021, August). Examining the Factor Structure of the Ethnic Identity Scale with American Indian Adults. Poster presented at the 129th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, virtual platform.

Vandiver, B. J., Chavez-Korell, S., Worrell, F. C., Fhagen, P. & Cross, W. E. (2021, August). Cluster Patterns and Predictions of Black Racial Identity Using the CRIS-II. Poster presented at the 129th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association virtual platform.

Arredondo, P. & Chavez-Korell, S. (2020). Psychologists as Organizational Diversity Consultants: Culture-Centered Consulting from Psychological Perspectives. 2-hour workshop presented at the National Latinx Psychological Association Annual Conference, virtual platform.

Delgado-Romero, E., Arredondo, P., Sanchez, D., Castellanos, J., Chavez-Korell, S., Miville, M., Navarro, R., Romero, A., & Muro, N. (2020). Latinx Administrators. 2-hour panel discussion presented at the National Latinx Psychological Association Annual Conference, virtual platform.

Chavez-Korell, S., Nadkarni, L., Castro-Blanco, D., & Hathaway, W. (2020, January). Master’s Level Accreditation in Health Services Psychology: NCSPP Task Force. Symposium presented at the NCSPP 2020 Mid-Winter Conference, Carlsbad, CA.

Chavez-Korell, S., Newell, M., Rouse, L. M., Vandiver, B., & Arredondo, P. (2018, August). Research as a tool for social justice: Why and how to conduct research in partnership with community. Symposium presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Kim, S., Chavez-Korell, S., & Newell, M. (2018, August). The effect of a multicultural counseling course: A mixed methods study. Presented research symposium with Sue, D. W., Pilar Grazioso, M., Patterson, C. A., Domenech Rodriguez, M., Smith, T., Dorn, U., & Bronder, E., How Effective is Multicultural Counseling Training? Show Me the Data! Research symposium presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American
Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Chavez-Korell, S. (2015, August). The original nigrescence model: Is it still useful? Presented symposium with Vandiver, B. J., Worrell, F. C., Chavez-Korell, S., & Cokley, K. O., Does it matter which nigrescence theory to use – Original versus Expanded? Symposium presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Davis, A., Chavez-Korell, S., Arndt, L. R., & Grayshield, L. (2013, January). Seventh generation research and mentoring models for American Indian students, researchers, and communities. Symposium presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Houston, Texas.

Chavez-Korell, S., Davis, A. R., & Arndt, L. M. (2011, August). Research in partnership with American Indian communities: Promoting social justice through community based participatory research. Symposium presented for Division 17 at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Chavez-Korell, S. (2011, June). Examining the impact of historical loss and trauma on the mental and physical health of Urban American Indians. Research presented at the National Congress of American Indians, Milwaukee, WI.

Chavez-Korell, S., Vandiver, B. J., & Cross, W. E., Jr. (2008, February). Pointing the way to the future of Black racial identity: From understanding the original nigrescence model to expanded nigrescence research using the Cross Racial Identity Scale. Symposium presented at the 25th Annual Winter Roundtable on Cultural Psychology and Education, Teachers College - Columbia University, New York City, NY.

Publications

Weinhardt, L. S., Stevens, P., Xie, H., Wesp, L. M., John, S. A., Apchemengich, I., Kioko, D., Chavez-Korell, S., Cochran, K. M., Watjen, J. M., & Lambrou, N. H. (2017). Transgender and gender non-conforming youth’s public facilities use and psychological well-being: A mixed-method study. Transgender Health, 22(1), 140-150.

Newell, M. L., & Chavez-Korell, S. (2017). The evolution of multiculturalism in school psychology: Research, training and practice. In E. C. Lopez, S. G., & S. L. Proctor (Eds.), Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (2nd edition). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Chavez-Korell, S., Benson-Flórez, G., Delgado Rendón, A., & Farías, R. (2014). Examining the relationships between physical functioning, ethnic identity, acculturation, familismo, and depressive symptoms for Latino older adults. The Counseling Psychologist, 42(2), 255-277. [Major Contribution]

Chavez-Korell, S., & Torres, L. (2014). Perceived stress and depressive symptoms among Latino adults: The moderating role of ethnic identity cluster patterns. The Counseling Psychologist, 42(2), 230-254. [Major Contribution]

Acevedo-Polakovich, I. D., Chavez-Korell, S., & Umaña-Taylor, A. (2014). U.S. Latinas/os’ ethnic identity: Context, methodological approaches, and considerations across the life span. The Counseling Psychologist, 42(2), 154-169. [Major Contribution]

Fouad, N. A., & Chavez-Korell, S. (2013). Considering social class and socio-economic status in the context of multiple identities: An integrative clinical supervision approach. In C.A. Falender, E. P. Shafranske, & C. J. Falicov (Eds.), Multiculturalism and Diversity in Clinical Supervision: A Competency-Based Approach. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Chavez-Korell, S., Delgado Rendón, A., Beer, J., Rodriguez, N., Garr, A. D., Pine, C. A., Farías, R., Larson, L., & Malcolm, E. (2012). Improving access and reducing barriers to depression treatment for Latino elders: Un nuevo amanecer (A new dawn). Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(3), 217-226.

Chavez-Korell, S., & Vandiver, B. J. (2012). Are CRIS cluster patterns differentially associated with African American enculturation and social distance? The Counseling Psychologist, 40(5), 755-788.

Chavez-Korell, S., Delgado-Romero, E., & Illes, R. (2012). The National Latina/o Psychological Association: Like a Phoenix Rising. The Counseling Psychologist, 40(5), 675-684. [Major Contribution]

Chavez-Korell, S., & Johnson, L. T. (2010). Informing counselor training and competent counseling services through transgender narratives and the transgender community. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 4, 202-213.

Field, L. D., Chavez-Korell, S., & Domenech Rodríguez, M. M. (2010). No hay rosas sin espinas: Conceptualizing Latina-Latina supervision from a multicultural developmental supervisory model. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 4, 47-54.

Townes, D. L., Chavez-Korell, S., & Cunningham, N. J. (2009). (Re)Examining the relationships between racial identity, cultural mistrust, help-seeking attitudes, and preference for a Black counselor. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 56, 330-336.

Chavez-Korell, S., & Lorah, P. (2007). An overview of affirmative psychotherapy and counseling with transgender clients. In K. J. Bieschke, R. M. Perez, & K. A. DeBord (Eds.) Handbook of counseling and psychotherapy with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and
transgender clients (2nd ed, pp.271-288). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Lam, Y. F., Velligan, D. I., DiCocco, M., Ereshefsky, L., Maples, N., Castillo, D., Archuletta, D., Chavez-Korell, S., & Miller, A. L. (2003). Comparative assessment of antipsychotic adherence by concentration monitoring, pill count and self-report. Schizophrenia
Research, 60(1), 313.

Maples, N. J., Velligan, D. I., DiCocco, M., Castillo, D. A., Lam, Y. F., Ereshefsky, L., Chavez-Korell, S., Archuletta, D., & Miller, A. L. (2003). Has medication adherence improved with the new generation atypical antipsychotics? Schizophrenia Research, 60(1), 325.

Chavez-Korell, S., Velligan, D. I., & DiCocco, M. (2002). Assertive community treatment versus cognitive adaptation training: A cost comparison. Schizophrenia Research, 53, 210.

Courses taught by Shannon Chávez-Korell, Ph.D., LP

Spring-Summer Term 2023 (future)

Winter Term 2023 (current)

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