CARLA JEAN REYES

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

 

1998 - present             A Child’s Place, LLC. Provide low cost psychological services to uninsured children, adolescents, and families.

 

9/99- 6/08                    Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology Program, Educational Psychology Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

9/99- 6/08                    Staff Associate, University Counseling Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

09/96-07/99                 Assistant Professor, Professional-Scientific Program, Department of Psychology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.

 

CLINCIAL EXPERTISE

 

Populations – Children, Adolescents, Adults, and Families

 

Childhood Sexual Abuse                                          Play Therapy with Young Children

High Risk Children and Families                              Trauma

Divorcing Families and Parenting                             ADHD

Childhood Disorders                                                 Autism and Developmental Delays

Home Visits                                                              Classroom and School Observations

 

Bilingual/Bicultural with a Multicultural focus

PUBLICATIONS

 

Reyes, C.J. (2008). Exploring the Relationship Between the Nature of the Abuse, Perceived Parental Support, Self Concept, and Trauma Symptoms Among Sexually Abused Children. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 17(1), 51-70.

 
Dixon, M., & Reyes, C.J. (2008) Personality and Birth Order in Large Families. Personality and Individual Differences, 44(1), 119-128. 

 

Castillo, L. G., Brossart, D. F., Reyes, C. J., Conoley, C. W., & Phoummarath, M.J. (2007). The influence of multicultural training on multicultural competence and racial prejudice.  Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development. 35, 243-254.

 

VanderStoep, S, & Reyes, C.J. (2007). A Psychological Perspective on Assessing Student Learning. In Mezeske, R.J. and Mezeske, B. A.(Eds.)  Beyond Tests and Quizzes:  Creative Assessment in College Classrooms. Anker Publishing Company, Inc. Bolton, MA.

 

Reyes, C. J., Castaneda, C., & Montes de Vegas, A.Y. (2006). Language proficiency. In Y. Jackson, Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology (pp. 289-290). Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, California.

 

Reyes, C. J., Asbrand, J. (2005). A longitudinal study assessing play therapy with sexually abused children. International Journal of Play Therapy, 14(2), 25-47. 

 

Reyes, C. J., McFarland, H., & Tuesday-Healthfield, L. (2004). Rural Latinos perception of discrimination and use of English as a second language in relationship to using a Latino community support center. Journal of Rural Psychology, E7(2).  

 

Vasquez, M. J. T., & Reyes, C.J. (2004). If Only I knew then what I know now:  Perspectives of a Woman of Color.  Eye on Psi Chi, 8(3), 18-19 & 33-35.

 

Packard, T., & Reyes, C. J. (2003). Specialty certification in professional psychology.  In Prinstein, M. J., & Patterson, M. (Eds.) The Portable Mentor: A Practical Guide to Early Career Development in Psychology (pp.191-205). Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York.

 

Acevedo, M., Reyes, C. J., Annett, R., & Lopez, E. (2003). Assessing language competence:  Guidelines for research and clinical settings assisting persons with limited English proficiency. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 31(3), 192-204.

 

Reyes, C. J. (2003). Combining art and sandtray therapies with sexually abused children. In Kaduson, H., & Schaefer , C.  (Eds.). 101 favorite play therapy techniques (pp. 125-128). (3rd ed.). Jason Aronson Inc.: Northvale, New Jersey.

 

Spencer, T., Reyes, C. J., Scheel, L., & McFarland, T. (2001). Why don’t all eligible psychology students join Psi Chi? Undergraduate Journal of Research, 6(1), 37-41.

 

Reyes, C. J., Kokotovic, A. M., & Cosden, M. (1996). Sexually abused children's perceptions: How they may influence treatment focus. Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, 27(6), 588-591.

 

Cosden, M., Zimmer, J., Reyes, C. J., & Gutierrez, M. (1995). Kindergarten practices and first grade achievement for Latino Spanish-speaking, Latino English-speaking and Anglo students. Journal of School Psychology, 33 (2), 123-141. 

 

Juntunen, C. L., Atkinson, D. R., Reyes, C. J., & Gutierrez, M. (1994). Feminist identity and feminist therapy behaviors of women psychotherapists. Psychotherapy, 31, 327-333.

 

Recent and Selected Presentations at Professional Conferences

 

Allen, G.E.K., Reyes, C.J., Garriott, P.O., Hsieh, C. (2009). Racial Identity, Phenotype, and Self-Esteem Among Biracial Polynesian/White Individuals. Paper presentation at the 2009 National Multicultural Conference and Summit, New Orleans, LA.

 

Lopez, A., & Reyes, C.  (2007). Play therapy practices with children of color. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

 

Reyes, C. J., Ravarino, J., Juretic, M., Asbrand, J., Estanol, E., and Laska, K.  (2007). An Evaluation of a Multicultural Competency Training for Mental Health Providers. Paper presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, January 24-26, Seattle, Washington.

 

Campoverde, I., Reyes, C. J., & Hosp, J.  (2007). Empowering Latino Immigrants with Children in the School System. Paper presented at the National Latino Psychological Association Conference, October 10-12, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

Reyes, C. J., Buchta, L. G., Guthmiller, M. (2006). Self-Esteem and Self Perception of College Males Sexually Abused as a Child.  Paper presented at the Sixteenth International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, September 4-6, York, England.

 

Reyes, C.J., Barnett, K., Asbrand, J. P., Asay, M. A., Estanol, E., & Gully, K. (2006). Predicting Successful Treatment of Abused Children and Their Parents. Paper presented at the Sixteenth International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, September 4-6, York, England.

 

Barnett, K, Reyes, C. J., Gully, K. J. (April 2006). Predicting Successful Treatment with Abused    Children: Preliminary Findings. Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological          Association Annual Conference, Park City, Utah.

 

Juretic, M. A., Reyes, C. J., Gully, K. J. (April 2006). Characteristics Influencing Successful         Therapy Outcomes for Parents of Abused Children. Paper presented at the Rocky            Mountain Psychological Association Annual Conference, Park City, Utah.

 

Asbrand, J. P., Reyes, C. J., Gully, K. J. (April 2006). Predictors of Successful Treatment             Outcome in Abused Children. Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological          Association Annual Conference, Park City, Utah.

           

Dixon, M., Reyes, C.J. (April 2006). Personality and Birth Order in Large Families. Paper           presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Annual Conference, Park        City, Utah.

 

Reyes, C. J., Price, B., Tuesday-Heathfield, L. (April 2006). Mentorship: How to Find and Keep   a Good Mentor and Make the Most of that Relationship. Paper presented at the Rocky            Mountain Psychological Association Annual Conference, Park City, Utah.

 

Buchta, L., & Reyes, C. J. (June, 2005). Perception of Childhood Sexual Abuse and

Blame as Predictors of Self-Esteem in Male College Students. Paper presented at the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

 

Selected Invited Presentations / Colloquiums / Trainings Offered

 

Reyes, C. J. (October 23, 2006).  Disaster, Crisis, & Trauma Related Anxiety. Presented at the 10th Annual conference on Critical Issues Facing Children and Adolescents.  Salt Lake City, Utah.    

 

“Psi Chi – What is can do for you”.  Invited Speaker, April 19, 2006, Department of Psychology, Westminister College, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

“Counseling/Clinical/School Psychology – Tell me about it”. Invited Speaker, March 9, 2006, Department of Psychology, University of Utah.

 

“Multicultural Education in Today’s Classroom” Invited Speaker, October, 2003, Chicano Studies, University of Utah.

 

“The In’s and Out’s of Counseling Psychology” Invited Speaker, November 17, 2003, Department of Psychology, University of Utah.

 

“Strategies in Behavior and Anger Management”. Training for Counselors at the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake.  November 19, 2001, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

“Working with Diverse Populations”.  Training for Counselors at the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake.  November 5, 2001, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

“Barriers to Effective Multicultural Counseling and Therapy”. Training for Psychology Interns at Primary Children’s Hospital, November 2, 2001, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

 “The Many Colors of Play Therapy: Adapting Play for Cultural Differences”.  Workshop conducted for the Utah Association for Play Therapists, June 29, 2001, Odgen, Utah.

 

“Combining Art and Sandtray to Work Effectively with Children”.  Workshop conducted for Cornerstone Counseling Services, November 20, 2000, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

 “Barriers to Effective Multicultural Counseling and Therapy”. Training for Psychology Interns at Primary Children’s Hospital, October 20, 2000, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

“Infusing Multiculturalism into an Elementary Classroom”.  Seminar conducted for the Ethnic Studies – Chicano, March 7, 2000 and November 9, 1999, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

“Diversity in the Elementary Classroom”.  Seminar conducted for the Department of Educational Psychology Seminar Series, December 12, 1999, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

“Being a Woman and an Ethnic Minority in Academia”.  Seminar conducted for the Summer Research Opportunity Program, July 13, 1999, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

“Licensure in Utah – What it Takes” Training seminar conducted for USU Counseling Interns, May 1999, Logan, UT.

 

“Minuchin - Structural Family Therapy” Invited speaker for Family Therapy Course at California State University - Chico, February 1999, Chico, CA.

 

 “The Rorschach and What it Tells You” Seminar for High School students interested in careers in Clinical Psychology for Logan High School, October 19-23, 1998, Logan, UT.

 

“A Child Clinical Psychologist in Action” Seminar for High School students interested in careers in Clinical Psychology for Logan High School, October 19-23, 1998, Logan, UT.

 

“Windows to our Children:  A Gestalt Therapy approach to Children and Adolescents”.  Training seminar conducted for the Utah Association of Play Therapy, June 1998, Ogden, UT.

 

“Play Therapy Basics”.  Training seminar conducted for USU Counseling Interns, May 1998, Logan, UT.

 

“Program Evaluation for a Non-profit Community Based Agency”.  Invited speaker for Child Abuse and Listening Mediation, August 1995, Santa Barbara, CA. 

 

“When Career Planning Should Actually Start”.  Invited speaker for Psi Chi Induction, Department of Psychology, October 1996, Logan, UT.

 

“Self-Esteem Enhancement for Ethnic Minority Children”.  Invited speaker for Secondary   Education Ethnic Minority Day, Utah State University, April 1997, Logan, UT.

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Association

            -Division 17, Counseling Psychology

            -Division 35, Psychology of Women

            -Division 45, Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues

National Latino Psychological Association

Western Psychological Association

Rocky Mountain Psychological Association

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

Association for Play Therapy

Utah Association for Play Therapy

International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

American Association of Behavior Therapy