Cheryl Wu, Licensed Psychologist, CA - 19696; Licensed Psychologist, MD- 04572

Professor/School Counseling Program Director
Counseling Department

Phone Numbers

202-651-4516 (V)

Email

cheryl.wu@gallaudet.edu

Location

Fowler Hall 104

Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 9:30 - 4 pm

Licensure:  Psychologist, CA- 19696 ; Psychologist, MD - 04572

Areas of Expertise, Specialization in Counseling and Psychology:  Diversity Education, Training, and Consultation; Multicultural and Social Justice counseling; Cross Cultural Competency Development; Cross Cross Cultural Dialogue facilitation; Multicultural Organizational Development education, consultation, and training; Multicultural Curriculum Transformation education, consultation and training; Comprehensive School Counseling Program development for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Educational settings; Cultural Identity Development and intersectionality related to Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children, Youth, Adolescents of "hearing" and culturally and linguistically diverse families

Counseling Courses:  730- Social and Cultural Diversity Foundations and Multicultural Counseling; 731- SIMSOC: Simulated Society; 751- School Based Group Counseling; 740/741/790 (Fieldwork courses)- Practicum and Internship I/II in School Counseling; 737 - Organization and Administration of School Counseling Programs

Gallaudet University Committees: Dept of Counseling representative on the Council for Graduate Education (CGE) and lead member for the Student Concerns SubCommittee; Coordinator for the Graduate School/CGE Diversity ADHOC Committee to develop the graduate school "Core Diversity Requirement"; Member of the President's Diversity Strategy Team; Member of the Cross Cultural Conversations committee under the direction of the VP for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)and the EDI office; Co-Coordinator of the Multicultural Curriculum Transformation and Multicultural Organizational Development Training Institutes under the Office of the Provost; One of the Founders and current member of the Leadership Council of the University's Faculty of Color Coalition; Co-founder of the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Organization

Miscellaneous: general support, advocacy and mentorship of Faculty/Staff/Students of Color on campus

Counseling and Psychology Professional Organizations:  Member, American Counseling Association & Chapters:  Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development, Counselors for Social Justice; Member, American School Counseling Association; Member, American Psychological Association & Chapters:  Society for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity; Psychologists for Social Responsibility

Community Involvement: Asian Deaf related organizations (Co-founder of the National Asian Deaf Congress)

Research Interests:  Intersectionality and cultural identity development in deaf/hard of hearing children of "hearing" families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; Diversity and social justice education and training; transracial adoption and cultural identity development with deaf and hard of hearing children from culturally diverse and international backgrounds

Presentations:

“So, what DOES it mean to be Deaf”?, Symposium at the National  Multicultural Conference& Summit (NMCS), Co-Presenter with SooHyun Tak, January 4-6, 2017 Portland OR. 

“Cultural Responsiveness:  Building a Multicultural and Socially Just Educational Community”- a diversity education workshop for MSD-F Educators (Elementary School), Maryland School for the Deaf, Frederick, MD. January 17, 2014.

 “Home-School-Community Partnerships: Building Alliances and Collaborating for Cultural Affirmation of Our Children’s Multiple Identities and Heritages”, Parent Conference at the National Triennial Deaf People of Color Conference III-  Gallaudet University, Washington DC. June 13-16, 2013.

Publications: 

Evaluation and Assessment Publications:

Member of the Evaluation Team for the Independent Mental Health Examiner Civil Case CV11-00550 DAEKSC Jane Doe, et al. vs State of Hawaii-February - August 3, 2012. 

Chapters in Books and Articles in Journals: 

Grant, N.C. & Wu, C.L. (in press) Beyond the individual: A look into cultural identity development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing children of multicultural hearing families. In I.W. Leigh, & C. O’Brien (Eds.), Deaf identities: Exploring new frontiers. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press. 

Lytle, L., Wu, C.L., & Thompson-Ochoa, D. (2018) Incorporating principles of social justice and respect for diversity in training counselors of deaf and hard of hearing students. Odyssey, 19, 80-84.

Grant, N.C. & Wu, C.L. (2017) Experiential learning and the importance of reflection.  In C.L. Christensen (Ed.), Educating Deaf students in a multicultural world. (pp. 129-158). San Diego, CA: Dawn Sign Press.

Grant, N.C. & Wu, C.L. (2016). Definition of psychology:  Multicultural. In G. Gertz, & P. Boudreault (Eds.), The SAGE Deaf studies encyclopedia.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Sass-Lehrer, M., Porter, A., & Wu, C.L. (2016). Families: Partnerships in practice.  In M. Sass-Lehrer (Ed.), Early intervention for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing infants, toddlers, and their families: Interdisciplinary perspectives. (pp. 65-104). New York, NY: Oxford Press

Grant, N.C. & Wu, C.L. (2012). Multicultural Deaf children and their hearing families: Working with a constellation of diversities. In C. Lee (Ed.) Multicultural counseling: New approaches to diversity (Fourth Edition) (pp. 235-258). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

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Washington, DC 20002