Research and Scholarship
Exploring cultural integrity and persistence in relationship systems
The bridging of social capital between international Latinos and non-immigrant Latino populations
Promoting relational critical consciousness
Vargas, H.L. (2015). Raising relational critical consciousness to enhance empathy in clinical hypnosis. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis. DOI: 10.1080/00029157.2015.1102700
Vargas, H.L. (2014). Mexican Immigrant Families. In M.J. Coleman and L.H. Ganong (Eds.), The Social History of the American Family: An Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications, Inc.
Vargas, H.L. & Wilson, C.W. (2011). Managing Worldview Influences: Self-awareness and Self-supervision in a Cross-cultural Therapeutic Relationship. Journal of Family Psychotherapy,
Vargas, H.L. (November 2014). Healing Opportunities in Goal Setting. Didactic Webinar Training at Rockies Counseling Center.
Vargas, H.L. (March 2013). Distinctions in Latino Diversity. Invited Lecture at Bethel University, San Diego, CA.
Vargas, H.L. (March 2013). Anti-Psychiatry, Demystification and the Politics of Psychotherapy; Implications for Clinical Training. Invited lecture at Southern California Christian College. El Cajon, CA.
Maher, M., Borunda, R., & Vargas, H.L. (January 2013). Above the Smog-Line: Faculty Narratives of Critical Pedagogy in Diversity Coursework (Symposium, 24). National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Houston, TX. (ABSTRACT PREP).
Knudson-Martin, C., Baker, W., Elias-Juarez, M., & Vargas, H.L. (March 2012). Engaging Difference in Clinical Practice. Panel presentation at Taos Institute, Merida, Mexico.
Vargas, H.L. (March 2012). Cultural Competence with Latino Families. Invited lecture at Southern California Christian College, El Cajon, CA.
Vargas, H.L. (June 2012). Diversity and the Future of Clinical Training. Public talk at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.
Vargas, H.L. (March 2011). Immigration and Latino Families. Invited lecture at Bethel University, San Diego, CA.
Vargas, H.L. (April 2010). Family Therapy with Immigrant Latino Families. Invited lecture at Bethel University, San Diego, CA