Szu-Yu (Darlene) Chen, PhD, LPCC, NCC, RPT

Palo Alto University Faculty Szu-Yu_Chen

Position:

Associate Professor Clinical Mental Health Counseling Emphasis Coordinator

Contact Information:

dchen@paloaltou.edu

Programs:

Master's

Talks and Lectures:

Chen, S.-Y., Wathen, C., & Coker, K. (2021, October). Translating Counseling Skills Training: Technology and Pedagogy for the Quality Virtual Classroom. Education session presented at Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Atlanta, GA

Hyun, J., Chen, S.-Y., Hurt-Avila, K., & O'Hara, C. (2021, October). Who Am I?: Foreign-born Counselor Educators' Professional Identity Development Journey. Education session presented at Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Atlanta, GA

Pietrantoni, Z., Chitiyo, J., & Chen, S.-Y. (2021, July). Consultation in Schools: Cross-Cultural Practices for Addressing Child Maltreatment. Education session presented at International Consortium for Social Development Biennial Conference.

Chen, S.-Y., Hyun, J., & Hurt-Avila, K. (2020, November). “I am always seen as different”: International Counselor Educator Professional Identity Development. Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Tucson, AZ. (Conference canceled)

Wathen, C., Speciale, M., & Chen, S.-Y. (2020, November). Effective Online Synchronous Group Counselor Training: Challenges, Strengths, and Solutions. Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Tucson, AZ. (Conference canceled)

Smith, L., Chen, S.-Y., Cheng, Y.-J., Ritzi, R., & Wagner, T. (2020, June). Creating a Culture of Inclusion: Issues and Strategies for Mentoring Minority Counseling Students. Education session presented at Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development Virtual Summit

Chen, S.-Y. & Wade, W. (2020, April). Healing the Complex Trauma: Play Therapy with Children of Addicted Parents. Education session at American Counseling Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (Conference canceled due to COVID-19; Presented in 2021, April)

*Tachkov, B. & Chen, S.-Y. (2020, April). Creative Arts and Play Therapy: Gateway for Children in Grief and Loss. Education session at American Counseling Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (Conference canceled due to COVID-19; Presented in April 2021)

Chen, S.-Y., Wathen, C., & Sheperis, D. (2019, October). Transitioning from Traditional Classroom to Virtual Learning: Online Pedagogical Practice. Education session presented at Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Seattle, Washington

Chen, S.-Y. & Hyun, J. (2019, October). Who Am I? Professional Identity Development of International Counselor Education Students and Faculty. Roundtable session presented at Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Seattle, Washington

Lamar, M., Speciale, M., *Dennis, F, Chen, S.-Y., & Sheperis, D. (2019, October). Research Mentoring in Master’s Only Programs: Unique Challenges and Opportunities. Education session presented at Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Lamar, M., Chen, S.-Y., Speciale, M., Sheperis, D., & *Dennis, F. (2019, September). Creating Research Mentoring Opportunities that Excite Master’s Counseling Students. Education session presented at the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Lau, J., Chen, S.-Y., Su, Y.-W., Chen, C.-C., & *Stuebs, S-Y. (2019, September). Social Validity in Select Counseling Journals published by the ACA: A Summary of the Methods Used and the Data Collected. Poster session presented at the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference, San Antonio, Texas

Chen, S.-Y. & Cheng, Y.-J. (2019, March). School-Based Play Therapy: Strategies to Build Effective Partnerships with Schools. Roundtable session presented at American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Selected Publications:

Chen, S.-Y., Chang, T.-F., & Shih, K. Y. (2021). Model minority stereotype: Addressing impacts of racism and inequities on Asian American adolescents development. Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 7(2), 118-131. https://doi.org/10.1080/23727810.2021.1955544

Chen, S.-Y., Coker, K., Wathen, C., & Sheperis, D. (2021). Effects of clinical skills training: Technology and pedagogy for the quality virtual classroom. Journal of Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision, 1(1), 49-52. https://digital.sandiego.edu/tces/vol1/iss1/9/

Wathen, C., Speciale, M., Chen, S.-Y., & Sheperis, D. (2021). Effective online synchronous group counselor training: Challenges, strengths, and solutions. Journal of Technology in Counselor Education and Supervision, 1(1), 53-56. https://digital.sandiego.edu/tces/vol1/iss1/10/

Chen, S.-Y., Lindo, N. A., Blalock, S., Yousef, D., Smith, L., & Hurt-Avila, K. (2021). Teachers’ perceptions of teacher-child relationships, student behavior, and classroom management. Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 11(1), 153–167. https://doi.org/10.5590/JERAP.2020.11.1.11

Chen, S.-Y., Roller, K., & Kottman, T. (2021). Adlerian family play therapy: Healing the attachment trauma of divorce. International Journal of Play Therapy, 30(1), 28–39. https://doi.org/10.1037/pla0000146

Chen, S.-Y., Wathen, C., & Speciale, M. (2020). Online clinical training in the virtual remote environment: Challenges, opportunities, and solutions. The Professional Counselor, 10(1), 78-91. https://doi.org/10.15241/syc.10.1.78

Chen, S.-Y., Basma, D., Ju, J., & Ng, K. (2020). Opportunities and challenges of multicultural and international online education. The Professional Counselor, 10(1), 120-132. https://doi/org/10.15241/syc.10.1.120

Chen, S.-Y., *Sundaram, S., & Schulte, T. (2020). Fostering compassion for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders through neuroeducation. In Miller, R., & Beeson, E. T. (Eds.). The Neuroeducation toolbox: Practical translations of neuroscience in counseling and psychotherapy. San Diego, CA: Cognella.

Shih, K. Y., Chang, T.-F., & Chen, S.-Y. (2019) Impacts of the model minority myth on Asian American individuals and families: Social justice and critical race feminist perspectives. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 11(2), 412-428.

Chen, S. (2019). Healing Alex’s wound: Application of MSJCC in Adlerian play therapy. In King, B. C., & Stewart, T. A. (Eds). Cases on cross-cultural counseling strategies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Chen, S., & Lindo, N. A. (2018). The impact of kinder training on early elementary school children’s on-task behavior: A single case design. International Journal of Play Therapy 27(2), 78-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pla0000066

 

Websites and Other Relevant Links:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Szu_Yu_Chen11