Meet the Author: Kevin L. Nadal, Ph.D.
In the Fukaya Room at the Fremont Main Library
Monday, August 24, 2009, from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meet Kevin L. Nadal, Ph.D., professor, psychologist, performer, author and former Fremont resident. Dr. Nadal will be reading from his new book, Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice. By examining history, cultural values, influences of colonialism, community dynamics, and intersections with other identities, the book offers readers an opportunity to understand essential information about this population. Students will gain knowledge and awareness about Filipino American identity and personality development, while practitioners will learn culturally-competent techniques to become better counselors, clinicians, and educators.
Now an assistant professor of mental health counseling and psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice-City University of New York, Dr. Nadal has published several works focusing on Filipino American, ethnic minority, and LGBTQ issues in psychology and education. He received his doctorate in counseling psychology from Columbia University in 2008. This book reading and signing will be at the Fremont Main Library, Fukaya Room,
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday, August 24.