Oanh Tran, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Educational Psychology

E-mail:
oanh.tran@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-7428
Office:
AE 376A
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Dr. Tran is an Associate Professor in the Child Clinical/School Psychology Program at California State University, East Bay. She also works as a School Psychologist in the Livermore Valley School District. She has experience working with diverse and at-risk populations in public and nonpublic schools as well as residential, foster care, outpatient, and in-home settings. Dr. Tran's research and professional interests include promoting social and emotional learning, academic and behavioral consultation and assessment, response to intervention, positive behavioral supports, and parent-training. She has presented locally and nationally and has published articles, chapters, and prevention curricula in the area of children's mental health. Dr. Tran has a strong interest in collaborating with schools and communities to enhance learning for K-12 students.

Professional Focus

Co-author of Strong Kids Social and Emotional Learning Curricula. Promoting social and emotional learning through class-wide and school-wide supports through implementing research-based curricula. Supporting schools in using the Strong Kids curricula (developed by researchers from University of Oregon) to enhance emotional literacy skills. See Strong Kids website http:strongkids.uoregon.edu. Graduate level training in the Department of Educational Psychology, with focus in child clinical/school psychology program.

Education

  • BA Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
  • MA Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
  • PhD School Psychology, University of Oregon

Courses

Fall Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
EPSY 650002Cognitive Behavior TherapyTU10:00AM1:20PMVBT-0136Hayward Campus View Books
EPSY 667002Field Work Group Supervision ITH1:30PM4:30PMAE-0384Hayward Campus View Books
EPSY 675801Practicum in CounselingW3:00PM5:20PMAE-0390Hayward Campus View Books
EPSY 688002Advanced InternshipTU4:00PM6:00PMAE-0384Hayward Campus View Books

Publications

Publications:

Tran, O. K., Gueldner, B. A., & Smith, D. (in progress). Building resiliency in schools. In R. Gilman, E. S. Huebner, & M. Furlong, Eds. Handbook on Positive Psychology in Schools. New York: Taylor & Francis.

Castro-Olivo, S., Tran, O. K., Begum, G., Arellano, E., Garcia, N., & Tung, C., (2013). A comprehensive model for promoting resiliency and preventing violence in schools. Contemporary School Psychology, 17(1), 23-34.

Tran, O. K., Pham, A., & Davis, J. (2013). Suicide. In J. Sandoval (Ed.), Handbook of Crisis Counseling, Intervention, and Prevention in Schools (3rd Ed.), Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Tran, O. K., & Merrell, K. W (2010). Promoting student resilience: Social and emotional learning as a universal prevention approach. In B. J. Doll (Ed.), Handbook of Youth Prevention Science. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Merrell, K. W., Juskelis, M. P., Tran, O. K., & Buchanan, R. (2008). Social and emotional learning in the classroom: Impact of Strong Kids and Strong Teens on students' social-emotional knowledge and symptoms. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 24,. (209-224).

Buchanan, R., Gueldner, B. A., Tran, O. K., & Merrell, K. W. (2008). Teachers' perceptions of social and emotional learning in the classrooms. Journal of Applied School Psychology.

Tran, O. K. (2008). The Strong Kids Curricula for building social and emotional resiliency in children and adolescents. Prevention in Counseling Psychology, 2, (7-10).

Merrell, K. M., Gueldner, B. A., & Tran, O. K. (2008). Social and emotional learning: A school-wide approach to intervention for socialization, friendship problems, and more. In B. J. Doll & J. A. Cummings (Eds.), Population-based Services of School Psychologists. (pp. 165-185). Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

Merrell, K. M., Carrizales, D., Feurborn, L., Gueldner, B., A., & Tran, O. K. (2007). Strong Kids:. A social and emotional learning curriculum for students in grades 3-5. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing.

Merrell, K. M., Carrizales, D., Feurborn, L., Gueldner, B., A., & Tran, O. K. (2007). Strong Kids: A social and emotional learning curriculum for students in grades 6-8. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing.

Merrell, K. M., Carrizales, D., Feurborn, L., Gueldner, B., A., & Tran, O. K. (2007). Strong Teens:. A social and emotional learning curriculum for students in grades 9-12. Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing.

Merrell, K. M., Buchanan, R., & Tran, O. K. (2006). Relational aggression in children and adolescents: A review with implications for school settings. Psychology in the Schools. (43, 345�360).

Carrizales, D., & Tran, O. K (2004). Promoting emotional resilience in schools: The Strong Kids and Strong Teens curricula. Oregon School Psychologist Association Bulletin.

Tran, O. K., & Furlong, M. J. (2004). Personal strengths and assets among adolescents: A comparison of smokers and non-smokers. The California School Psychologist. (61�75).

Furlong, M. J., Tran, O. K., & Soliz, A. (2004). School violence prevention. In T. S. Watson & C. H. Skinner (Eds.), Comprehensive Encyclopedia of School Psychology. (pp. 278��281).

Tran, O. K. (2002). Personal strengths and assets of adolescent smokers and non- smokers. Proceedings of the Summer 2002 Academic Research Consortium (ARC). University of California, Santa Barbara.

Presentations

Tran, O. K. (February, 2013). Promoting social and emotional learning in special day classrooms. Poster presentation presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

Tran, O. K., & Malliarys, N. (May, 2012). Knowledge of RTI in schools: Implications for training education professionals. Poster presentation presented at the CSUEB Research, Scholarship, & Creative Activity Exhibit, Hayward, CA.

Tran, O. K., Kim, R., & Kim, B. (2012, May). Social Justice League empowers positive change and social awareness. Poster Presentation presented at CSUEB Diversity Day. California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA.

Tran, O. K. (April, 2012). Promoting Civility and Resiliency through Social-Emotional Learning- Strong Kids Curricula. Symposium presentation to be presented at the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Gueldner, B. A,. & Tran, O. K. (February, 2012). From Theory and Research to Practice: SEL in Action. Mini-skills to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.

Tran, O. K., & Mallaryis, N. (February, 2012). Knowledge of RTI in Schools: Implications for Training Education Professionals. Poster presentation to be presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.

Smith, D., Tran, O. K., Chang, V., & Vogel, M. (October, 2011). Fostering Civility in Youth. Invited Symposium at Southern Oregon University. Ashland, Oregon.

Tran, O. K., Ablang, C., Pham, M., & Medcalf, E. (February, 2011). Increasing Resiliency and School Success Strong Kids Learning Curriculum. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.

Albeg, L., Castro-Olivo, S., Appelbaum, A., Tran, O., & Santiago, E. (February, 2011).

Assessing Acculturative Stress: Development and Structure of the CASAS Scale. Poster presented at the National Association of School Psychology.

Poster Presentation: Using Strong Kids Curriculum to Promote Social and Emotional Resiliency., March 25, 2010, Chicago, Illinois, National Association of School Psychologists

Poster Presentation: Promoting Competence and Opportunities for Ethnic Minorities through External Assets., March 25, 2010, Chicago, Illinois, National Association of School Psychologists

Using evidence-based strategies to promote social and emotional learning., February 28, 2009, Boston, MA, National Association of School Psychologists

The impact of asset gaps: Implications for service and training., February 26, 2009, Boston, MA, National Association of School Psychologists

Implementation of Strong Kids Learning Curriculum with At-Risk Middle School Boys, March 14, 2008, Burlingame, CA, California Association of School Psychologists

Promoting social and emotional learning in schools: An investigation of massed versus distributed trials and social validity of the strong kids curriculum in late elementary-aged students., March 15, 2007, New York., National Association of School Psychologists

Grant Awards

2013-2014- Mental health needs in schools and intervention practices: Social and emotional learning-Prevention for ALL. Received ORSP mini-grant (4,922) at CSUEB. Mentored two graduate students.

2012-2013- Promoting student pesilience: Social and emotional learning in special education classrooms. Received ORSP mini-grant ($2,819) at CSUEB. Mentored two graduate students.

2008-2009- Promoting Student Resilience: The Effects of Social and Emotional Learning in Schools. Received ORSP mini-grant (3,230 & 9 WTU assigned time) at CSUEB. Mentored two graduates students.

Service

Academic Senate

Retention, Tenure, and Promotion Policy and Procedures (2011-current)

Student Service Office to Succeed (SSOS) for Asian American Pacific Islander

Community Counseling Clinic

California State University, East Bay, Basic Skills Requirements Appeals Committee

California State University, East Bay General Education Writing Skills

Other Accomplishments

Credentialed School Psychologist in California

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