Research & Scholarship
My research interests include cultural competence and social justice issues in community and educational settings. Specific topics of recent scholarship include: white racial identity development, heterosexual identity development, the relationship between college preparation programs and at-risk students’ college readiness, community intervention and group work strategies to promote social justice and advocacy, and perinatal behavioral health for low-income families and Mexican immigrant women.
Malott, K.M., Paone, T.R., & Schaefle, S. Cates, J., (2013). Examining white racial identity: An exploratory study, 181–191. Access: https://www.interdisciplinarypress.net/online-store/ebooks/diversity-and-recognition/images-of-whiteness
Haizlip, B., Schaefle, S., Hays, D., & Cates, J. (2013). Straight Talk: A Look at Conceptualized Heterosexual Theory. Professional Issues in Counseling, Winter.
Cates, J., Huntington, J., & Arman, J. (2013). Applying the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm in Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy. Regis University Journal of Higher Education, 2(1).
Cates, J. & Schaefle, S. (2011). The relationship between a college preparation program and at risk students’ college readiness. Journal of Latinos and Education, 10(4) 320-334.
Schaefle, S., Cates, J., Malott, K., Conwill, W., & Daniels, J. (2011). Implementing a community intervention to promote social justice and advocacy: Analysis of a town hall meeting on race, justice, and peace. Journal of Humanistic Counseling 50, 192-203.
Malott, K., Schaefle, S., Conwill, W., Cates, J., Daniels, J., & D’Andrea, M. (2010). Using group work strategies to continue the national discussion on race, justice, and peace. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 35(3) 299-307.
Stratton JS, DeBell C, Cates J, Huntington J, Sablatura P. Uh oh! Missed opportunities, do-overs, and lessons learned in counselor supervision. Rocky Mountain Association of Counselor Education and Supervision. Jackson Hole, WY: Platform. October, 2014.
Cates, J., Christensen, T., Beres, S., Stratton, J., Lonneman-Doroff, T., & Reynolds, J. (2013). Engaging children in family therapy: Using play RESPECTFULly. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 17, 2013.
Malott, K., Paone, T., Schaefle, S., Cates, J., Haizlip, B. (2013). Who are antiracists and how do they live? Expanding the meaning and behaviors of Whiteness. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Biannual Conference Denver, Colorado, October, 2013.
Cates, J., Christensen, T., Beres, S., Stratton, J., Lonneman-Doroff, T., & Reynolds, J. Engaging children in family therapy: Using play RESPECTFULly. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy National Conference. Portland, OR. Platform. May-June 2013.
Cates, J. (2012). Perinatal distress prevention for Mexican immigrant women. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC, September, 2012.
Mallot, K., Paone, T., Schaefle, S., & Cates, J. (2012). Reconsidering ‘advanced’ White racial identity: An empirical investigation. Second Global Conference on Images of Whiteness: Exploring critical issues, Oxford, UK, July, 2012.
Schaefle, S., Cates, J., & Lingo, J. (2011). Cyberbullying: What school counselors know and need to learn to address the dark side of social networking and technology. American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, March, 2011.
Cates, J., Schaefle, S., Cazares-Cervantes, A., Manzo, Y., Duarte, N. & Duarte, R. (2010). Preparing for parenthood together/ Preparándonos juntos para ser padres: Evaluating prenatal couples' groups for new parents. American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, March, 2010.
Schaefle, S., Cates, J., Conwill, W., Daniels, J., & D’Andrea, M. (2010). Results from a national community building and research project: What counselors can do to combat oppression. American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, March, 2010.
Student Supervised National Research Presentations
Strutz, K. (2010). Speaking up and stepping out: The implementation of a young women’s discussion group in a university based alternative high school. American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, March, 2010.