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Dr. Perez is originally from Quezon City, Philippines. Dr. Perez earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), Masters of Education degree in Child Development/Infant Studies from the Erikson Institute (Chicago, Illinois) and her Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Counseling Psychology (minor in Multicultural Counseling) from Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, Illinois). Besides teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in child development and psychology for the past 17 years, Dr. Perez has over 25 years of experience working in community-based settings, early intervention, hospitals, family support programs, and private practice. Dr. Perez's clinical and research expertise lies in child abuse and neglect, family and trauma, multigenerational issues of violence, children with emotional and behavior disorders, children with special needs, parenting within a cultural context, diversity issues across the lifespan, cultural psychology, multicultural psychology, and cross-cultural psychology.
- Education History
Degree Institution BA Psychology Northwestern University MEd Erikson Institute/Loyola University Chicago PhD Counseling Psychology/Multicultural Counseling Loyola University Chicago
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Child & Adolescent Development Identity Development Diversity Cultural Issues Forensic Psychology Child Protection Marriage & Family Family Therapy PTSD/Trauma Crisis Intervention
Perez, P. (2008). Part II: Do we hear you and see you? Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health Newsletter, 28.
Perez. P. (2008). Do we hear you and see you? Illinois Association for Infant Mental Health Newsletter, 27, p.8.
Perez, P. (2007). The relationship between childhood asthma-status and caregiver health outcomes. ProQuest Interdisciplinary Dissertations and Theses (Microform).