Bullying Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Lab

Recent Publications

*Student authors; † postdoctoral trainee

Wang, C., Gao, T.*, Cheng, X.*, & Li, B. (in press). Social media use, cyber victimization, and adjustment during COVID-19 virtual learning: A short-term longitudinal study among Chinese middle school students. School Psychology

Cheong, Y., Zhu, Q.*, Wang, C., Patel, A.*, & Ye, Y. (2023). The roles of parenting, resilience, and interpersonal relationships on adolescents’ mental health and stress-related growth during COVID-19. Journal of Adolescence. doi:10.1002/jad.12232

Zhen, D., Tang, N., Chen, J., & Wang, C. (2023). For my or other’s safety: Conformity values and pandemic prevention behaviors in China and the United States. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 96, 101860. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2023.101860

Liu, J., Cheong, Y. †, Wang, C., Cheah, C., Ma, R.*, & Zhang, X.* (2023). The voices of Chinese American parents during COVID-19: Recommendations for addressing Anti-Asian racism and supporting adolescents in school. Asian American Journal of Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/aap0000320

Ross, A.*, Wang, C., & Liu, J. (2023). Youth Mental Health First Aid training with diverse educators. Psychological Services. https://doi.org/10.1037/ser0000767

Cheah, C. S. L., Ren, H., Zong, X., & Wang, C. (2023). COVID-19 Racism and Chinese American Families’ Mental Health: A Comparison between 2020 versus 2021. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(8), 5437; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20085437

Hwang, J., Ding, Y., Chen, E., Wang, C., & Wu, Y.* (2023). Asian American University Students’ Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20 (5): 4162. doi: 10.3390/ijerph20054162

Wang, C., Havewala, M. *, Fan, Q. *, Wang, Q., & Bali, D.* (2023). Social Connectedness Moderating the Relation between COVID Stress and Mental Health:  A longitudinal Investigation Comparing Chinese and American College Students. Current Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s12144-023-04290-0

Scott, A.*, Wang, C., & Cheong, Y. † (2023). The Bullying Literature Project: Promoting bystander behavior using children’s literature. School Mental Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12310-022-09537-y

Cheong, Y. †, Zhu, Q.*, Wang, C., He, M.*, & Ye, Y. (2023). Chinese adolescents’ mental health and stressful life events: Examining resilience, peer relationship, parental involvement and culture-specific parenting practices as moderators. Journal of Early Adolescence. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/02724316221114091

Havewala, M.*, Wang, C., Bali, D.*, & Chronis-Tuscano, A. (2022). Evaluation of the virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid training for Asian Americans during COVID-19. Evidence-Based Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/23794925.2022.2111727

Liu, J. †, Wang, C., Do, A. K., & Bali, D.* (2022). Asian American Adolescents’ Mental Health Literacy and Beliefs about Helpful Strategies to Address Mental Health Challenges at School. Psychology in the Schools. doi:10.1002/pits.22655

Ren, H., Cheah, S. L. C., Zong, X., Wang, S., Cho, H. S., Wang, C., & Xue, X. (2022). Age-varying associations between Chinese American parents’ racial-ethnic socialization and children’s difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 13(4), 351-363. doi: 1037/aap0000278

Wang, C., Yao, J.*,  Patel, A.*, & Li, B. (2022). Can school climate or peer preference moderate the adjustment difficulties associated with peer victimization among Chinese middle school students? School Psychology International. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/01430343221108345

Wang, C., Liu, J. †, Marsico, K.*, & Zhu, Q.* (2022). Culturally adapting Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Asian Americans. Psychological Services, 19(3), 551-561. doi: 10.1037/ser0000574

Wang, C., Cheah, C. L., Liu, J., Zhu, Q.*, Havewala M.*, Ma, R.*, Cheong, Y. †, & Housden, M.* (2022). Parents’ perspectives regarding anti-Asian racism during COVID-19: Supporting elementary students at school. School Psychology Review. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/2372966X.2022.2098813

Wang, C., Havewala, M.*, Cheong, Y. †, & Chen, J. (2022). Cybervictimization, mental health literacy and depressive symptoms among college Students: A cross-cultural investigation. Current Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12144-022-03357-8

Wang, C., Tang, N., Zhen, D.*, Wang, X.*, Zhang, J., Cheong, Y. † & Zhu, Q.* (2022). Need for cognitive closure and trust towards government predicting pandemic behavior and mental health: Comparing U.S. and China. Current Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12144-022-03327-0

Wang, C., Zhu, Q.*, Cheong, Y. †, Havelawa, M. * & Ye, Y. (2022). Parent Work-Life Conflict and Adolescent Adjustment during COVID-19: Parental Mental Health and Parenting as Mediators. Journal of Family Psychology. doi: 10.1037/fam0000948

Wang, C., Havewala, M.*, & Zhu, Q.* (2022). COVID-19 Stressful Life Events and Mental Health: Personality and Coping as Moderators. Journal of American College Health. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2022.2066977

Wang, C., Li, B., Zhang, L.*, Liu, Y.*, & Xu, P.* (2022). Prosocial Behavior and Teachers’ Attitudes towards Bullying on Peer Victimization among Middle School Students: Examining the Cross-Level Moderating Effect of Classroom Climate. School Psychology Review. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2372966X.2021.2009313

Wang, C., La Salle, T., Wu, C., & Liu, J. † (2022). Do parental involvement and adult support matter for students’ suicidal thoughts and behavior in high school. School Psychology Review. doi:10.1080/2372966X.2021.1873058

Zhu, Q.*, Cheong, Y., & Wang, C. (2022). Relation Between Peer Victimization and Mental Health Among Chinese Students: Perceived School Climate and Covitality as Potential Moderators. School Psychology Review. Advance online publication.

Marsico, K.*, Wang, C., & Liu, J. † (2022). Effectiveness of Youth Mental Health First Aid for Parents at School. Psychology in the Schools. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pits.22717

Blasey, J.*, Wang, C., Blasey, R. (2022). Accommodation Use and Academic Outcomes for College Students with Disabilities. Psychological Reports. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00332941221078011

Wu, J.*, Wang, C., Lu, Y.*, Zhu, X., & Zhang, G. (2022). Development and Validation of the Mental Health Literacy Questionnaire for Chinese Adults. Current Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-02603-9

Lu, Y.*, & Wang, C. (2022). Direct online and vicarious racial discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic: The moderating role of social support and locus of control. Journal of Asian American Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/aap0000247

Song, S. Y., Wang, C., Espelage, D., Fenning, P., & Jimerson, S. R. (2022). COVID-19 and School Psychology: Research Reveals the Persistent Impacts on Parents and Students, and the Promise of School Telehealth Supports. School Psychology Review, 51 (2), 127 131. https://doi.org/10.1080/2372966X.2022.2044237

Ye, J., Wang, C., Zhu, Q.*, He, M. †, Havalawa, M.*, Bai, H., Wang, T. (2022). Parenting and teacher-student relationship as protective factors for Chinese Adolescent adjustment during COVID-19. School Psychology Review. doi:10.1080/2372966X.2021.1897478. https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/PYVZF43QZHVVABJHKFPR/full?target=10.1080/2372966X.2021.1897478

Zhu, Q.*, Cheng, Y. †, & Wang, C., & Sun, C. (2022). The roles of resilience, peer relationship, student-teacher relationship on student mental health during COVID-19. School Psychology. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1037/spq0000492.

Cheah, C.L., Zong, X.*, Cho, H. S.*, Ren, H*, Wang, S., Xue, X., & Wang, C. (2021). Chinese American Adolescents’ Experiences of COVID-19 Racial Discrimination: Risk and Protective Factors for Internalizing Difficulties. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 27(4), 559–568. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000498

Song, S. Y., Wang, C., Espelage, D., Fenning, P., & Jimerson, S. R. (2021). COVID-19 and School Psychology: Contemporary Research Advancing Practice, Science, and Policy. School Psychology Review, 50(4), 485-490. https://doi.org/10.1080/2372966X.2021.1975489

Zhu, Q.*, Cheong Y. †, Wang, C., Tong, J. (2021). The impact of maternal and paternal parenting styles and parental involvement on Chinese adolescents’ academic engagement and burnout. Current Psychology. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12144-021-01611-z. https://rdcu.be/chms3

Arora, P., Alvarez, K., Huang, C., & Wang, C. (2021). Three-tiered model for addressing the mental health needs of immigrant-origin youth in schools. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 23(1), 151-162. doi:10.1007/s10903-020-01048-9

Clauser, P., Ding, Y., Chen, E., Cho, S., Wang, C. & Hwang, J. (2021). Parenting styles, parenting stress, and behavioral outcomes in children with Autism. School Psychology International, 42(1), 33-56. doi: 10.1177/0143034320971675

Havewala, M.*, & Wang, C. (2021). Effect of peer victimization on child emotional and behavioral difficulties: The moderating role of parenting. Journal of Child and Family Studies. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-021-02054-7

Jimerson, S. R., Arora P., Blake, J. J., Canivez, G. L., Espelage D. L., Gonzalez, J. E., Graves, S. L., Huang, F. L., January, S. A., Renshaw, T. L., Song, S. Y., Sullivan, A. L., Wang, C., & Worrell, F. D. (2021). Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in School Psychology: Be the Change, School Psychology Review, 50(1), 1-7. doi: 10.1080/2372966X.2021.1889938

Sullivan, K.*, Zhu, Q.*, Wang, C., & Boyanton, D. (2021). Relations among Peer Victimization, Aggression, and School Climate among Elementary School Students in China. School Psychology Review. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1080/2372966X.2021.1898290

Wang, C., Liu, J. †, Havewala, M.*, Zhu, Q.*, Do, K. A., & Shao, X. (2021). Parent-Child Connect: A Culturally Responsive Parent Training for Asian American Parents at School. Psychology in the Schools, 58 (8), 1624-1641. doi: 10.1002/pits.22520

Wang, C., Liu, J. †, Zhu, Q.*, Yao, J.*, Boyanton, D. T. (2021). Covitality moderates the relation between victimization and loneliness. Australian Journal of Psychology. doi:10.1111/ajpy.12292

Wang, C., Shao, X., Do, K. A.†, Lu, H., O’Neal, C., & Zhang, Y.* (2021). Using Participatory Culture-Specific Consultation with Asian American communities: Identifying challenges and solutions for Asian American immigrant families. Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 31, 17-38. doi:10.1080/10474412.2019.1614453

Yang, C., Chen, C.*, Chan, M.*, Wang, C., Luo, E.*, & Lin, X.* (2021). Training experience in the U.S. school psychology program: Understanding Asian international students’ assets, challenges, and coping. Contemporary School Psychology, 25, 299–310. doi: 10.1007/s40688-020-00320-x

Cheah, C. S. L., Wang, C., Ren, H.*, Zong, X.*, Cho, H. S.*, & Xue, X.* (2020). COVID-19, Racism, and Mental Health among Chinese American Parents and Youth. Pediatrics, 146(5). doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-021816. Retrieved from https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2020/08/28/peds.2020-021816

Song, S. Y., Wang, C., Espelage, D., Fenning, P., & Jimerson, S. R. (2020). COVID-19 and School Psychology: Adaptations and New Directions for the Field. School Psychology Review, 49 (4), 431-437.

Wang, C., Nieri, T. A., Do, K. A. †, & Llanes, E.* (2020). Cultural values and the relations between parenting factors and substance use and bullying among Latino/a adolescents. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 29 (10), 2710 - 2721 doi:10.1007/s10826-020-01776-4. https://rdcu.be/b5xC8

Wang, C., Barlis, J.,* Do, K. A., Chen, J., & Alami, S.* (2020). Barriers to mental health help-seeking at school for Asian- and Latino- American adolescents. School Mental Health, 12, 182-194. doi: 10.1007/s12310-019-09344-y. https://rdcu.be/bRlkL

La Salle, T. P., Wang, C., Wu, C., & Neves, J.* (2020). Race matters: Examining the impact of student- teacher racial composition perceptions of school climate. Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 30(3), 314-343. doi:/10.1080/10474412.2019.1673759 https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/NKTS6C2MCVCVZPHFHZFX/full?target=10.1080/10474412.2019.1673759

La Salle, T. P., Wang, C., Wu, C., & Neves, J.* (2020). Racial mismatch among minoritized students and White teachers: Implication and recommendations for moving forward. Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 30(3), 314-343. doi:/10.1080/10474412.2019.1673759

Wang, C., Marsico, K. F.*, & Do, K. A. (2020). Asian American parents’ beliefs about helpful strategies for addressing adolescent mental health concerns at home and school. School Mental Health, 12(3), 523-536. doi: 10.1007/s12310-020-09362-1. https://rdcu.be/b1CHM

Liu, S.,* Li, C., Wang, C., Wei, M., Ko, S.*, & (2020). Self-compassion and social connectedness buffering racial discrimination on depression among Asian Americans. Mindfulness, 11672–682. doi: 10.1007/s12671-019-01275-8.

Wei, M., Liu, S.*, Ko, S.*, Wang, C., & Du, Y. (2020). Impostor feelings and psychological distress among Asian Americans: Interpersonal shame and self-compassion. The Counseling Psychologist, 48(3), 432-458. doi:10.1177/0011000019891992

Wang, C., Cramer, K.*, Cheng, H., & Do, A. K. † (2019). Association between depression literacy and help-seeking behavior for mental health services among high school students. School Mental Health, 11(4), 707-718. doi:10.1007/s12310-019-09325-1. https://rdcu.be/bAHyO

Wei, M., Wang, C., Ko, S.*, Liu, S.*, & Botello, R.* (2019). Bicultural stress and perceived benefits among Asian Americans: The roles of cognitive flexibility and making positive sense of adversity. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 10(4), 351–361.

Wang, C., Do, K. A. †, Frese, K.*, & Zheng, L*. (2019). Asian immigrant parents’ perception of barriers preventing adolescents from seeking school-based mental health services. School Mental Health,11, 364-377. doi:10.1007/s12310-018-9285-0. https://rdcu.be/2zbT

Atwal, K.*, & Wang, C. (2019). Religious head covering, being perceived as foreigners, victimization, and adjustment among Sikh American adolescents. School Psychology, 34, 233-243doi:10.1037/spq0000301

Wang, C., La Salle, T., Do, K. A. †, Wu, C., & Sullivan K. E.* (2019). Does parental involvement matter for students' mental health difficulties and suicide thoughts and behaviors in middle school? School Psychology, 34, 222-232. doi: 10.1037/spq0000300

Do, K. A. †, Wang, C., & Atwal, K.* (2019). Peer victimization and the perpetual foreigner stereotype on Sikh American adolescents’ mental health outcomes: The moderating effects of coping and behavior enculturation. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 10,131-140. doi: 10.1037/aap0000132

Wang, C., La Salle, T., Wu, C., Do, K. A. †, & Sullivan K. E*. (2018). School climate and parental involvement buffer the risk of victimization on suicidal thoughts and behavior among Asian American middle school students. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 9(4), 296-307. doi: 10.1037/aap0000138

Wang, C., Boyanton, D., Ross, A. M.*, Liu, J.*, Sullivan, K. E.*, Do, K. A. † (2018). School climate, victimization, and mental health outcomes among elementary school students in China. School Psychology International, 39(6) 587–605. doi:10.1177/0143034318805517

Xie, J., Liu, S., Yang, C., Furlong, M. J., Wang, C., Boyanton, D., Deng, J. (2018). Validation of the Social and Emotional Health Survey-Primary Chinese Students. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 3 (26), 522-527.

Wang, C., Do, K. A. †, Bao, L., Xia, Y., Wu, C., & Couch, L*. (2018). Ecological influences on Chinese adolescents’ problem behaviors: A multilevel study of individual, family, school and cultural characteristics. Journal of Family Issues, 39, 2545-2571doi; org/10.1177/0192513X18757828

Ryoo, J., Wang, C., Swearer, S., Hull, M., & Shi, D.* (2018). Longitudinal model building using Latent Transition Analysis: An example using school bullying data. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 675. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00675

Wang, C., Yang, C., Jiang, X., & Furlong, M. (2018). Validation of the Chinese version of the Social Emotional Health Survey-Primary. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology6, 62-74. doi:10.1080/ 21683603.2016.1272026.

Cheng, H., Wang, C., McDermott, R., Kriedel, M.*, & Rislin, J.* (2018). Self-stigma, mental health literacy, and attitudes toward seeking psychological help. Journal of Counseling and Development, 96, 64-74doi: 10.1002/jcad.12178.

Wang, C., Do, K. A. †, Bao, L., Xia, Y., & Wu, C. (2017). Parental autonomy granting and school functioning among Chinese adolescents: The moderating role of adolescents’ cultural values. Frontiers in Psychology, section Educational Psychology, 8, 2161. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02161 (Impact factor: 2.321; 5-year impact factor: 2.820)

La Salle, T., Wang, C., Parris, L., & Brown, J. A. (2017). Associations between school climate, suicidal thoughts, and behaviors and ethnicity among middle school students. Psychology in the Schools, 54, 1294-1301doi: 10.1002/pits.22078

Ryoo, J. H., Wang, C., Swearer, S. M., & Park, S*. (2017). Investigation of transitions in bullying/victimization statuses of gifted and general education students. Exceptional Children, 83, 396-411. doi: 10.1177/0014402917698500

Wang, C., & Goldberg, T. S.* (2017). Using children’s literature to decrease moral disengagement and victimization among elementary school students. Advanced online publication on June 26, 2017. Psychology in the Schools. doi:10.1002/pits.22042

Wang, C., Yang, C., Jiang, X., & Furlong, M. (2017). Validation of the Chinese version of the Social Emotional Health Survey-Primary. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology. Advanced online publication on June 9, 2017. doi:10.1080/ 21683603.2016.1272026

Wang, C., Ryoo, J. H., Swearer, S. M., Turner, R., & Goldberg, T. S.* (2017). Longitudinal relationships of bullying and moral disengagement among adolescents. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 46, 1304-1317. doi: 10.1007/s10964-016-0577-0. 2015.

Cheung, C., Wang, C., Monroy, J.*, & Couch, L.* (2016). Adolescents’ implicit theories of peer relationships and their school adjustment. AERA Open, 2(4), 1-8. doi: 10.1177/2332858416675328.

Hong, N., Li, C., & Wang, C. (2016). Students' perceptions of resilience promoting factors in Chinese and American middle schools. School Psychology International. 37(5), 435-455. doi: 10.1177/0143034316664391. 2015.

Wang, C., Wang, W.*, & Zheng, L.*, & Atwal, K.* (2016). Bullying prevention as a social justice issue: Implications with Asian American elementary school students. School Psychology Forum: Research into Practice, 10(3), 251-264.  

Wei, M., Li, J., Wang, C., & Ko, S.* (2016). Finding benefits from acculturative stress among Asian Americans: Self-reflection moderating the mediating effects of ethnocultural empathy on positive outcomes. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 633-644. doi:10.1037/cou0000173.

Shea, M., Wang, C., Shi, W.*, Gonzalez, V.*, & Espelage, D. (2016). Parents and teachers’ perspective on school bullying among elementary school-aged Asian and Latino immigrant children. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 7, 83-96. doi: 10.1037/aap0000047.

Wang, C., Xia, Y. R., Li, W., Wilson, S., Bush, K. & Peterson, G. (2016). Parenting behaviors, adolescent depressive symptoms, and problem behavior: The role of self-esteem and school adjustment difficulties among Chinese adolescents. Journal of Family Issues, 37, 520-542.doi:10.1177/0192513X14542433

Radliff, K. M., Wang, C., & Swearer, S. M. (2016). Bullying perpetration and peer victimization: An examination of cognitive and psychosocial constructs. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31, 1983-2005. doi: 10.1177/0886260515572476.

Shea, M., Wang, C., Shi, W., Gonzalez, V., & Espelage, D. (2016). Strengthening home-school collaboration to combat school bullying: A focus group study with parents and teachers of Asian and Latino immigrant children. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 7, 83-96. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aap0000047

Wang, C., Couch, L.*, Rodriguez, G. R.* & Lee, C. (2015). The Bullying Literature Project: Using children’s literature to promote prosocial behavior and social -emotional outcomes among elementary school students. Contemporary School Psychology, 19, 320-329. doi: 10.1007/s40688-015-0064-8 

Wang, C. & Atwal, K*. (2015). School climate, discrimination, and depressive symptoms among Asian American adolescents. Contemporary School Psychology, 19, 205-217. doi: 10.1007/s40688-014-0040-8 

Wang, C., Swearer, S. M., Lembeck, P., Collins, A., & Berry, B. (2015). Teachers matter: An examination of student-teacher relationships, attitudes towards bullying, and bullying behavior. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 31(3), 219-238. doi: 10.1080/15377903.2015.1056923

Wang, C., Ni, H., Ding, Y., & Yi, C. (2015). Chinese teachers’ perceptions of the roles and functions of school psychological service providers in Beijing. School Psychology International, 36, 77-93. doi: 10.1177/0143034314560623 

Roo, J. H., Wang, C., Swearer, S. (2015). Examination of the change of latent statuses in bullying behaviors across time. School Psychology Quarterly, 30, 105-122. doi:10.1037/spq0000082 

Xia, Y., Wang, C., Li, W., Wilson, S., Bush, K., & Peterson, G. (2015). Chinese parenting behaviors, adolescent school adjustment, and problem behavior. Marriage and Family Review, 51(6), 489-515. doi: 10.1080/01494929.2015.1038408 

Swearer, S., Wang, C., Berry, B.*, & Myers, Z*. (2014). Reducing bullying: Application of social cognitive theory. Theory into Practice, 53(4), 271-277. doi:10.1080/ 00405841.2014.947221

Wang, C., Berry, B.*, & Swearer, S. M. (2013). The critical role of school climate in effective bullying prevention. Theory into Practice, 52(4), 296-302. doi: 10.1080/00405841.2013.829735

Swearer, S. M., Wang, C., Magg, J. W., Siebecker, A. B., & Frerichs, L. (2012). Understanding the bullying dynamic among students in special and general education. Journal of School Psychology, 50, 503-520.

Raikes, H., Torquati, J., Wang, C. & Shjegstad, B. (2012). Parent experiences with state child care subsidy systems and their perceptions of choice and quality in care selected. Early Education and Development, 23, 558-582.

Li, Y., Wang, M., Wang, C., & Shi, J. (2010). Individualism, collectivism, and Chinese adolescents’ aggression: Intracultural variations and mediation processes. Aggressive Behavior, 36, 187-194.