Tes Tuason

Professor • Ph.D

Public Health • Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Her research interests express her advocacy as a counseling psychologist – specifically in addressing a) social issues such as poverty and inequities, and social justice issues related to counseling minority populations (in terms of ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status), b) conducting research that is respectful and appreciative of culture given our global community, specifically of the populations of developing countries such as the Philippines, (overseas workers, parenting, differentiation from family, alcoholism), and c) family, child, and adolescent clinical issues utilizing the systems perspective.

Education

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York, NY, U.S. 

     Ranked as the 4th best Counseling Psychology program in the U.S.
     an APA-approved Ph.D. program

    Dissertation Title: “Do parents’ levels of differentiation of self predict those
    of their children? A test of Bowen Theory.”

 

M.A. in Child and Family Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines

     Thesis Title: “Five urban poor families with alcoholic fathers: A clinically-
     descriptive and exploratory study.”

 

B.S. PsychologyAteneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
     Cum Laude and Departmental Awardee in Psychology of the Graduating class

Biography

Dr. Tes Tuason is Full Professor in the Mental Health Counseling program at the Brooks College of Health and is a licensed clinical psychologist. Tes was born and raised in the Philippines and came to the United States for her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. She graduated from the University at Albany, State University of New York and did her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Utah. She received the Dean’s Leadership Council Faculty Fellowship in 2004, the Outstanding International Leadership Award in 2008, the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award in 2009, the Susan B. Anthony Award in 2011, and the Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award in 2012. Through teaching, research, and practice, she continues to work to give the underserved a voice and to make the face of the poor and marginalized more concrete, palpable, and within reach of alleviation efforts.

Awards

 

Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award 2011-2012
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida

 

Susan B. Anthony Award 2011
UNF Women’s Center, University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida

 

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award 2008-2009
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida

 

Outstanding International Leadership Award 2007-2008
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida

 

Dean’s Leadership Council Faculty Fellowship 2004
College of Arts and Sciences
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, Florida

 

Outstanding Leadership 2003
Asian American Resources
Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, Illinois

 

University Friends Award 2003
Center for Access-Ability Resources
University Health Service, Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, Illinois

 

University Friends Award 2002
Center for Access-Ability Resources
University Health Service, Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, Illinois

 

Outstanding New Professional Award 2002
Office of Student Affairs
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois

 

Honorary Ambassador of Goodwill Award from the Governor of Guam 1993
For my paper presentation at the 14th Annual Convention
Guam Association of Social Workers
Tamuning, Guam

Affiliations

Editorial Board Member of 3 journals:

 

The Counseling Psychologist

 

The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher

 

The Philippine Journal of Psychology

 

Memberships:


American Psychological Association --- member


          APA, Division 17, International Section--- Treasurer (2008-2010)
          APA, Division 17, Counseling Psychology --- member
          APA, Division 17, Section on Racial and Ethnic Diversity --- member
          APA, Division 52, International Psychology--- member


Asian American Psychological Association --- member


American Counseling Association--- member


Association for Counseling Education and Supervision---member
 

Association of Women in Psychology --- member


International Association of Applied Psychology --- member
 

Grants and Contracts Awarded

Tuason, M. T. (Spring 2012- funded). From Oppression to Opportunity: Helping First Generation College Students succeed. Foundation Board Initiative proposal. $25,000.

 

Tuason, M. T. (Fall 2011 - funded). The PINOY Scale: Development of the Filipino American Ethnic Identity Scale. Faculty Development Grant, summer research, UNF. $7,500.

 

Tuason, M. T. (Fall 2007 – funded). Intercultural Health Encounters: Folk Wisdom for
Psychological & Physical Well-being. International Faculty Development grant submitted to the International Center, University of North Florida. $2,500.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (Fall 2006 - funded). Study abroad course; Culture and Psychology in Europe. Grant from Academic Affairs, Transformational Learning Opportunities, University of North Florida. $23,000.

 

Tuason, M. T. (Fall 2005 - funded). Giving psychology away: A participatory action research on a community after-school program. Faculty Fellowship from the Dean’s Leadership Council, UNF. $2,500 and a course release.

 

Tuason, M. T. (Summer 2000 - funded). Travel award from the Vice President of Diversity, University of Utah. Travel grant to the Fifteenth International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Pultusk, Poland. $2,500.

 

Tuason, M. T. (Summer 2000 - funded). Travel award from the University Counseling Center,
University of Utah. Travel to the 108th annual convention of the American Psychological
Association, Washington, D.C. $1,500.

 

Tuason, M. T. (Summer 1999 - funded). Travel award from the Vice President of Diversity, University of Utah. Travel to the Joint European Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology and the International Test Commission,
Graz, Austria. $2,500.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1997 - funded). Faculty Development Grant from the Ateneo de Manila University. $10,000.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1997 - funded). Research Grant for Dissertation from the Graduate Student Organization, University at Albany. $500.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1997 - funded). Research Grant for Dissertation from the Benevolent Association, University at Albany. $500. 

 

Tuason, M. T. (1995-1999 - funded). Grant from the Ramon Yulo Scholarship. Graduate studies fellowship. $40,000.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1995 - funded). Faculty Development Grant from the Ateneo de Manila University. $10,000.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1984-1988 - funded). Full scholarship for undergraduate degree
Ateneo de Manila Scholarship Foundation. ~$3,000.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1988-1992 - funded). Full scholarship for graduate degree
Ateneo de Manila Scholarship Foundation. ~$4,000.
 

Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS

 

Tuason, M. T., Ancheta, I. B., & Battie, C. A. (in press). What impacts the psychological health of Filipino American women? Asian American Journal of Psychology.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2014). The importance of cultural variables for explaining suicide terrorism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37(4), 370-371.

 

Ancheta, I. B., Battie, C. A., Tuason, M. T., Borja-Hart, N., & Ancheta, C. V. (2014). The prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes increases with a body mass index of ≥ 23 KG/M2 in Filipino American women. Ethnicity and Disease, 24, 48-54.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2013). Those who were born poor: A qualitative study of Philippine poverty. Qualitative Psychology.  Reprint by the American Psychological Association for the journal’s inaugural edition.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2013). Creativity and culture. In M. A. Goralski & H. P. Leblanc III (Eds.), Business Research Yearbook. The importance of research to the global community, Number 1 (pp. 144-151). USA: International Academy of Business Disciplines IABD.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Carandang, M. L. (2013). Counseling in the Philippines. In T. Hohenshil, N. Edmundson, & S. Niles, Counseling around the world: An international handbook (pp. 117-126). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

 

Tuason, M. T., **Rearick, J., & Güss, C. D. (2012). Is it truly just about the money? The impact of overseas working on family members. In A. M. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research (vol. 93). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Sciences Publishers, Inc.

 

Ancheta, I. B., Battie, C., Tuason, M. T., & Ancheta, C. (2012). A comparison of metabolic syndrome (METS) risk factors in Filipino women and Filipino American women: A pilot study. Ethnicity and Disease, 22, 404-409.

 

 Taylor, A. R., Tuason, M. T., & Güss, C. D. (2012). Parenting in Filipino Transnational Families. Philippine Journal of Psychology, 45(1), 25-52.

 

Tuason, M. T., Güss, C. D., & Carroll, L. (2012). The disaster continues: A qualitative study on the experiences of displaced Hurricane Katrina survivors. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(4), 288-297.

 

Tuason, M. T., Galang-Fernandez, K. T., Catipon, M. A., Dey, M. L. & Carandang, M. L. (2012). Counseling in the Philippines: Past, present, future. Journal of Counseling and Development, 90(1), 373-377.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2011). Those who were born poor: A qualitative study of Philippine poverty. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 1(S), 38-57. Reprint by the American Psychological Association for the journal’s inaugural edition. 

 

**Wakeley, M. & Tuason, M. T. (2011). Tasks of Acceptance: Mothers of Lesbian Daughters. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 23(1), 1-29.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2011). Deprivations and privileges we all have. In S. K. Anderson & V. A. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in diversity: Examining privilege and oppression in a multicultural society, 2nd edition (pp. 205-212). Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning.Tuason, M. T. (2010). The poor in the Philippines: Some insights from psychological research. Psychology and Developing Societies, 22(2), 299-330.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2010). Peace Psychology in a Poor World: Conflict Transformation in Response to Poverty. In C. C. Carter (Ed). Conflict Resolution and Peace Education: Transformations Across Disciplines (pp. 127-155). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Güss, C. D., Tuason, M. T., & **Gerhard, C (2010). Cross-National Comparisons of Complex Problem-Solving Strategies in Two Microworlds. Cognitive Science, 34, 489-520.

 

**Cashore, C., & Tuason, M. T. (2009). Negotiating the Binary: Identity and Social Justice for Bisexual and Transgender Individuals. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services 21(4), 374-401.

 

Tuason, M. T., **Marcetic, A., **Roberts, S., **Stuart, K., & **Rearick, J. (2009). A refuge: After-school care for African American children in poverty. Early Child Development and Care, 179(7), 977-997.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2009). Fire and ice: Cultural influences on complex problem solving. In N. Taatgen & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1942-1947). Cognitive Science Society. http://csjarchive.cogsci.rpi.edu/

 

Tuason, M. T. (2009). All I really need to know, I learned doing Play Therapy. In M.L.A. Carandang (Ed). The Magic of Play: Children Heal Through Play Therapy (pp. 152-158). Pasig City, Philippines: Anvil Publishing Inc.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2008). Those who were born poor: A qualitative study of Philippine poverty. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 55(2), 158-171.

 

**Stuart, K., & Tuason, M. T. (2008). Expressive group therapy with at-risk African American adolescent girls. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 14, 135-159.

 

Güss, C. D., Tuason, M. T., & *Teixeira, V. (2008). A cultural-psychological theory of suicide terrorism and What To Do about Suicide Terrorism. In R. E. Osborne & P. Kriese (Eds.), Global community: Global security (pp. 153-178). Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Kenilworth, NJ: Rodopi Publishers.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2008). Jeepneys: Values in the streets. Culture and Psychology, 14(2), 211-236.

 

Güss, C. D., Tuason, M. T., & *Teixeira, V. (2007). Towards a cultural-psychological theory of Islamic martyrdom. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 37(4), 415-445.

 

Tuason, M.T., **Taylor, A., *Rollings, L., *Harris, T., & *Martin, C. (2007). On both sides of the hyphen: Exploring the Filipino-American identity. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 54(4), 362-372.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Güss C. D. (2007). Minorities within minorities: Filipino Muslim women in the midst of armed conflict. The Online Journal for Peace and Conflict Resolution, 7(1), 28-35. 

 

Tuason, M. T. (2006). Alcoholism. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development, (Vol. 1, pp. 70-73). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2006). Social class. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development, (Vol. 3, pp. 1187-1190). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Güss, C.D. (2006). Stanley Hall. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development, (Vol. 2, pp. 600-601). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2005). Deprivations and privileges we all have. In S. K. Anderson & V. A. Middleton (Eds.), Explorations in privilege, oppression, and diversity (pp. 41-47). Belmont, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole.

 

Güss, C. D., **Glencross, E., Tuason, M. T., *Summerlin, L., & Richard, F. D. (2005). Task complexity and difficulty in two computer-simulated problems: Cross-cultural similarities and differences. In K. Forbus, D. Gentner, & T. Regier (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 511-516). Mahwah, NJ: Cognitive Science Society and Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2002). Culture of poverty: Lessons from two case studies of poverty in the Philippines: One became rich, the other one stayed poor. In W. J. Lonner, D. L. Dinnel, S. A. Hayes, & D. N. Sattler (Eds.), Online Readings in Psychology and Culture (Unit 8, Chapter 3), (http://www.wwu.edu/~culture). Bellingham, WA: Center for Cross-Cultural Research, Western Washington University.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Friedlander, M. (2000). Do parents’ differentiation levels predict those of their adult children? And other tests of Bowen theory. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 47, 1, 27-35.

 

Friedlander, M., & Tuason, M. T. (2000). Processes and outcomes in couples and family therapy. In S. Brown & R. Lent (Eds.), Handbook of Counseling Psychology (3rd ed., pp. 797-824). New York: Wiley.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1994). Urban poor alcoholic fathers: A case study. Philippine Studies, 42, 3-19.

 

 

Other Scholarly Work

 

Tuason, M. T. (2011). Giving oneself a fresh start: How to rise beyond one’s roots in poverty. A paper written for PHINMA (a group of schools in the Philippines that offer affordable high quality education to the poor), upon their request.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2004). Filipino cultural components in the Philippines and in America. Asian American Psychologist, Postconvention issue of the Newsletter of the Asian American Psychological Association.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2000). Do parents’ levels of differentiation predict those of their adult children? A test of Bowen theory. Dissertation Abstracts International, 60(8-B), p. 4276 (UMI No. AA19940768).

 

Tuason, M. T. (1992). Five urban poor families with alcoholic fathers: A clinically descriptive and exploratory study. Master’s thesis: Ateneo de Manila University. Quezon City, Philippines.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS:

 

Paper Presentations at International Conferences

 

Carroll, L. & Tuason, M. T. (2013, June). Mothers, Madness, and Meaning: A Qualitative Study of Lesbian Daughters. Paper presentation at the 1st International Conference of LGBT Psychology and Related Fields in Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2013, April). Creativity and culture. Paper presentation at the 25th Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Business Disciplines IABD in Atlanta, GA.

 

Ancheta, I. B., Battie, C. A., Ancheta, C. V., Conley, Y., Voglman, A., Tuason, M. T., Lew, D., Smolgovsky, A., Sninsky, J. J., Catanese, J. J., Ross, D. A., & Superko, H. R. Borja-Hart, N., & (2012, Nov.). Genetic Variants Associated with Coronary Heart Disease in Filipino-American Women is Consistent with the Complex Admixture of this Ethnic Group. Abstract presentation at the 10th Annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & CVD in Los Angeles, CA.
 

Ancheta, I. B., Tuason, M. T., Borja-Hart,N., Ancheta, C. V., & Battie, C. A. (2012, July). The association of hypertension to body mass index in Filipino-American women: Should the World Health Organization body mass index (BMI) cutoff for Asians be applied to Filipino American women? Abstract presentation submitted to the International Society in Hypertension in Blacks (ISHIB) annual conference in Miami, FL.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Güss, C. D. (2012, June). The Peace Within: Transformation of Conflict for counseling competence. Panel on nonviolence, conflict transformation, and forgiveness. Paper presentation at the 25th Annual Conference of the German Peace Psychology Association in Konstanz, Germany.

 

Güss, C. D., &Tuason, M. T. (2012, June). Consequences of suicide attacks. Panel on consequences of suicide attacks. Paper presentation at the 25th Annual Conference of the German Peace Psychology Association in Konstanz, Germany.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2009, April). Our classroom is the world: Learning about culture and Psychology during a study abroad course. Paper presentation at the International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T., Relucio, V., Garcia, W., Nisperos-Puente, M. K., Dey, L. (2008, March). What can Counseling Psychologists do in unjust worlds? Convener and discussant at the symposium presentation at the 2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

 

Tuason, M. T., & **Rearick, J. (2008, March). What happens to us? Families left behind by overseas workers. Symposium presentation at the 2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2008, March). Transitional Issues for Counseling Psychology students: Studying and working abroad in a changing world. Symposium presentation at the 2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

 

Tuason, M. T., & **Rearick, J. (2006, July). What happens to us? Filipino families left behind by overseas workers. Paper presentation at the 18th International Congress of the Association of Cross Cultural Psychology, Spetses, Greece.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2006, July). Stages of complex problem solving in Brazil, Germany, India, Philippines, and the United States. Paper presentation at the 18th International Congress of the Association of Cross Cultural Psychology, Spetses, Greece. 

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2006, July). The whole forest is burning! Strategies in complex problem solving. Paper presentation at the 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece. 

 

Tuason, M. T. (2000, July). Rags to riches: A qualitative study of poverty and material success in the Philippines. Paper presentation at the 15th International Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Pultusk, Poland.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Friedlander, M. (1999, July). Do parents’ differentiation levels predict those of their adult children? Paper presentation at the Joint European Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology and the International Test Commission, Graz, Austria.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1994, March). Taking care of our bodies: Knowing our chronic tensions and understanding them. Paper presentation at the 14th Annual Convention of the Guam Association of Social Workers, Tamuning, Guam.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1993, March). Breaking the cycle of violence in alcoholic families. Paper presentation at the 13th Annual Convention of the Guam Association of Social Workers, Tamuning, Guam. 

 

 

Paper Presentations at National Conferences

 

Hohenshil, T., Amundson, N., Niles, S. G., Henning, S. L., Hinkle, S., Kimemia, M., Lim, B., Lim, S., ter Maat, M., Okech, J., Sandhu, D. S., Thomas, R., & Tuason, M. T. (2013, March). Counseling in the Philippines. Counseling Around the World. Paper presentation at the 2013 American Counseling Association Conference and Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2011, August). Is it truly just about the money? The impact of overseas working on family members. Paper presentation at the Second Annual Public Health Symposium, UNF, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Güss, C. D. (2011, March). The disaster continues: A qualitative study on the experiences of Hurricane Katrina victims. Paper presentation at the South Eastern Psychological Association (SEPA) Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2007, October). The conflict and oppression of poverty: Growing up poor in the Philippines. Paper presentation at the Conflict Transformation Symposium, University of North Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2004, July). Why do some become rich? Why do others stay poor? A qualitative study on Philippine poverty. Paper presentation at the symposium entitled Filipino cultural components in the Philippines and in America, Asian American Psychology Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii. 

 

Tuason, M. T. (2003, August). Why do some become rich? Why do others stay poor? A qualitative study on Philippine Poverty. Paper presentation at the 111th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

 

Tuason, M. T., & Weisenthal, R. (2002, June). So what if you’re rich, so what if I’m poor? Dialogues on socioeconomic class difference. Paper presentation at the 27th Annual Feminist Psychology Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Weisenthal, R., & Tuason, M. T. (2002, June). Recognizing vulnerability of emotional illness in our ranks: A hidden or less visible aspect of human diversity. Paper presentation at the 27th Annual Feminist Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2001, September). Rags to riches: A qualitative study of poverty. Paper presentation at the 8th Midwestern Conference on Diversity Issues and the Role of Counseling Centers, Urbana, Illinois.

 

Snell, M., Tuason, M. T., Allison, R., Brzezinski, L., & Swanson, A. J. (2000, March). Psychology, technology, & data sharing: Theoretical, practical, & ethical considerations. Round table discussion presented at the Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1999, August). Do parents’ differentiation levels predict those of their adult children? A paper presentation at the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1994, August). Helping dysfunctional families in the Philippines. Paper presentation at the Annual Convention of the Psychological Association of the Philippines, as a panel member. University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines.

 

 


Poster Presentations at International and National Conferences

 

Ancheta, I. B., Levenson, J., Ancheta, C. V., Tuason, M. T., & Battie, C. A. (2014, May.) International Diabetes Federation (IDF), Harmonizing and National Cholesterol Education Program’s Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP/ATP III) Definition for Metabolic Syndrome: Which of These Criteria Best Captures the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Filipino Women? Poster presentation at the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

 


Ancheta, I. B., Tuason, M. T., Voglman, A., Ancheta, C. V., & Battie, C. A. (2014, April). Depressive Symptomatology, Measured by Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) is increased in Filipino-American Women (FAW) with Metabolic Syndrome (MetS). Poster presentation at the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association 20th Annual Symposium in Atlanta, GA.
 

 

Tuason, M. T., Carroll, L., & Urbina, S. (2013, August). The visibility of Whiteness: Analyzing White privilege among female counseling trainees. Poster presentation at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, Hawaii.

 


Güss, C.D., Tuason, M. T., de Baessa, Y., Shah, N., & Thomas, A. (2013, July). Creativity: Investigating Construct Validity across Cultures. Poster presentation at the 2013 Cognitive Science Conference in Berlin, Germany.

 


Carroll, L., & Tuason, M. T. (2012, August). A qualitative study of intersectional identities of lesbian adult daughters. Poster presentation at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Orlando, FL, U.S.A.
 

 

Tuason, M. T., Güss, C. D., & Carroll, L. (2011, August). The disaster continues: A qualitative study on the experiences of Hurricane Katrina survivors. Poster presentation at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 

 

Fuzzell, L. & Tuason, M. T. (2010, March). The Effects of Body Image and Positive/Negative Scenarios on Cosmetic Surgery Acceptance. Poster presentation at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) Conference. Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.A.

 

Güss, C. D., Tuason, M. T., & D, R. (2009, November). Culture and Decision Making. Poster presentation at the Judgment and Decision making Conference. Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

 

Güss, C. D., & Tuason, M. T. (2009, August). Fire and Ice: Cultural Influences on Complex Problem Solving. Poster presentation at the Cognitive Science Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 

**Salerno, K. & Tuason, M. T. (2009, August). Socioeconomic Status, Acculturation and Adjustment Disorder in immigrants to the United States. Poster presentation at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada. 

 

**Wakeley, M. & Tuason, M. T. (2009, August). Journey to Acceptance: Mothers of Lesbian Daughters. Poster presentation at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada. 

 

**Barrett, L. & Tuason, M. T. (2009, February). The Internal and Intergenerational Processes that Underlie and Perpetuate Repeat Teen Pregnancy. Poster presentation at the 8th Annual Southeastern Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues in Counseling and Education. Savannah, Georgia

 

**Salerno, K. & Tuason, M. T. (2009, February). Socioeconomic Status, Acculturation and Adjustment Disorder in immigrants to the United States. Poster presentation at the 8th Annual Southeastern Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues in Counseling and Education. Savannah, Georgia

 

**Barrett, L. & Tuason, M. T. (2009, January). The Internal and Intergenerational Processes that Underlie and Perpetuate Repeat Teen Pregnancy. Poster presentation at the 2009 National Multicultural Conference and Summit. New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

**Salerno, K. & Tuason, M. T. (2009, January). Socioeconomic Status, Acculturation and Adjustment Disorder in immigrants to the United States. Poster presentation at the 2009 National Multicultural Conference and Summit. New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

**Wakeley, M. & Tuason, M. T. (2009, January). Journey to Acceptance: Mothers of Lesbian Daughters. Poster presentation at the 2009 National Multicultural Conference and Summit. New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

**Taylor, A. R. & Tuason, M. T. (2008, March). Parenting in Filipino Transnational Families. Poster presentation at the 2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

 

**Wassil, B. & Tuason, M. T. (2008, March). Attachment in Long distance romantic relationships: A qualitative study of security, intimacy, and jealousy. Poster presentation at the 2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

 

**Cashore, C., & Tuason, M. T. (2007, August). Negotiating the binary: Bisexual and transgender experiences. Poster presentation at the 115th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

 

Tuason, M. T., Güss, C. D., **Marcetic, A., **Raymond, K., **Stuart, K., **Roberts, S., & **Rearick, J. (2006, July). Giving psychology away: A participatory action research on a community after-school program. Poster presentation at the 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece.

 

Tuason, M. T., *Rollings, L., *Harris, T., & *Martin, C. (2006, February). Filipino American identity. Poster presentation at the 5th Annual Southeastern Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues in Counseling and Education, Savannah, Georgia. 

 

**Harris, R., & Tuason, M. T. (2004, October). Exploring the relationship between differentiation, racial identity, and racial attitudes. Poster presentation at the 4th Annual Diversity Challenge: “Making Race and Culture Matter in Community-Focused Interventions.” Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. 

 

Güss, C. D., **Glencross, E., Tuason, M.T., *Summerlin, L., & Richard, F. D. (2004, August). Task complexity and difficulty in two computer-simulated problems: Cross-cultural similarities and differences. Poster presentation at the Cognitive Science Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Güss, C. D. (2004, July). The world of jeepneys in the Philippines: An emic study. Poster presentation at the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Tuason, M. T., *Rollings, L., *Harris, T., & *Martin, C. (2004, July). Who is the Filipino American? Relationship and ethnic identity processes. Poster presentation at the 112th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii. 

 

Tuason, M. T. (2004, January). Why do some become rich? Why do others stay poor? A qualitative study on Philippine Poverty. Poster presentation at the Office of Sponsored Research, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2000, August). Rags to riches: A qualitative study of Philippine poverty. Poster presentation at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1999, August). Do parents’ differentiation levels predict those of their adult children? Tests of Bowen theory in a Philippine sample. Poster presentation at the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Wesely, L., Mountain, L., Chandru, J., Kochenour, E., Rahksha, G., Tuason, M. T., Jones, L., Rooney, C., Burton, L. (1999, August). Reaching out: Developing a model of outreach service delivery. Poster presentation at the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1999, July). Five urban poor families with alcoholic fathers: A qualitative study in a Philippine sample. Poster presentation at the Joint European Conference of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology and the International Test Commission, Graz, Austria.

 

 

Invited Presentations and workshops

 

Tuason, M. T. (2011, September). Invited panelist in the “In Roads to Influence”. UNF Women’s Center and Thomas G. Carpenter Library. University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida. 

 

Tuason, M. T. (2010, October). White Privilege. An invited lecture given to the first years Honors Freshman Colloquim, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2010, November). Who are Filipino Americans? An invited lecture given to the first years Honors Freshman Colloquim, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2009, March). Learning Tagalog. A Tagalog workshop offered to UNF students as part of the Filipino Week, organized by the Filipino Students Association, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2009, March). Learning Tagalog. A Tagalog workshop offered to UNF students as part of the Filipino Week, organized by the Filipino Students Association, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2008, March). Learning Tagalog. A Tagalog workshop offered to UNF students as part of the Filipino Week, organized by the Filipino Students Association, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2007, September). Research on Filipino Americans. Paper presentation at the Filipino Students Association, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2007, April). Dynamics in Filipino families. Paper presentation at the Filipino Students Association, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2006, September). Who is the Filipino-American? Filipino and American components of identity. Paper presentation at the Filipino Students Association, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2004, March). Asian American women: The Filipino Perspective. Paper presentation at the Circle of Sisterhood Series, sponsored by the Intercultural Center for Peace, Jacksonville, Florida.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2002, April). Understanding mental health concerns of Asian American students. Paper presentation at the Asian American Heritage Month, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.

 

Tuason, M. T. (2001, October). Do parents’ differentiation levels predict those of their adult children? Tests of Bowen theory in a Philippine sample. Paper presentation at the South East Asian Brown Bag Presentation Series, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.

 

Tuason, M. T., & Cruz, R. (1994, June). How to parent: Using Erikson’s developmental stages in guiding parents. Paper presentation to the parents of the Ateneo gradeschool students, Ateneo de Manila Gradeschool, Quezon City, Philippines.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1994, March). Breaking the cycle of violence in alcoholic families: An experiential workshop. A pre-conference workshop presented at the 14th Annual Convention of the Guam Association of Social Workers, Tamuning, Guam.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1993, August). How to deal with stress and anger. A workshop presented to the personnel and staff of the Ateneo de Manila University, College of Arts and Sciences, Quezon City, Philippines.

 

Tuason, M. T. (1992, October). Emotional problems of children. A workshop presented to Filipino social workers in their annual training seminar, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines.  

TuasonContact Information

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(904) 620-1611

ttuason@unf.edu