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Caroline J. Lopez

Assistant Professor

Office Number:

562-985-2206

CSULB Email:

Office Location:

AS-228

Degrees

Ph.D. Counselor Education, Ohio University, 2013
M.S. Counseling, California State University, Long Beach, 2005
B.S. Psychobiology, UCLA, 2001

Professional Licenses and Credentials

Pupil Personnel Services Credential, School Counseling

Representative Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Brady, J., Busse, R. T., & Lopez, C. J. (2014.) Monitoring school consultation intervention outcomes for data-based decision making: An application of the goal attainment scaling method.  Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 5, 63-69.

Lopez, C., & Bhat, C. S. (2007). Supporting Students with Incarcerated Parents in Schools: A Group Intervention. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 32, 139-153.

Book Chapters

Robinson, M., Procter, J., Henry, J., Lopez, C.J., & Erby, A. (2016) Social Issues in Transgenderism: Creating a safe environment. In R.W. Summers (Ed.) Social Psychology:  How Other People Influence Our Thoughts and Actions.

Lopez, C.J. (in press). It’s all about perception. In R.A. Schumacher and K. Keefe (Eds.), School counselors share their favorite group activities: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Lopez, C.J. & Bhat, C.S. (2014).  You Don't Have to Reinvent the Wheel: Resources That Are Readily Available and How to Successfully Search For Them.  In J. DeLucia-Waack, S. Korta, K. Maertin, E. Martin, L. Zawadzki, & F. Colvin (Eds.), School counselors share their favorite classroom guidance activities: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Bhat, C.S. & Lopez, C.J. (2014). Data and Accountability: Evaluation of Classroom Guidance Activities. In J. DeLucia-Waack, S. Korta, K. Maertin, E. Martin, L. Zawadzki, & F. Colvin (Eds.), School counselors share their favorite classroom guidance activities: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Lopez, C.J. & Bhat, C.S. (2014).There’s Power in Being a Bystander! Use it or Lose it! In J. DeLucia-Waack, S. Korta, K. Maertin, E. Martin, L. Zawadzki, & F. Colvin (Eds.), School counselors share their favorite classroom guidance activities: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Professional Magazines and Newsletters

Lopez, C.J. & Whitson, L. (Aug/Sep 2016) School counselors: Collaborators in LCAP goals, ACSA (Association of California School Administrators), Collaboration Issue.

Mason, E., Schuman, M. & Lopez, C.J.  (Jan/Feb 2016) Technology to the Rescue, ASCA (American School Counselor Association) School Counselor, Technology Issue.

Lopez, C.,J. & Brady, J. (Summer 2015) School Counselors as Agents of Change: Accountability through Action Research, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Newsletter.

Recent Conference Presentations

Brott, P.E., Hyun, J.H., Lopez, C.J., Mason, E., Merlin, C. (February, 2016) Flipped Instruction in Counselor Education.  Innovations in School Counselor Preparation Conference, Athens, GA. 

Lopez, C.J. (November, 2016) The personality attributes and transformational leadership styles of counselor educators. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Glance, D., Lopez, C.J., & Schoepke, A., (November, 2016) Strategies for creating and maintaining a tenure portfolio. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Lopez, C.J. & Procter, J. (February, 2016) Flipping Counselor Education: From Lecturer to Group Facilitator.  Association for Specialists in Group Work National Conference, Washington, D.C.

Lopez, C.J. (February 2016) The Flipped School Counselor: Increasing content & process.  Association for Specialists in Group Work National Conference, Washington, D.C.

Lopez, C.J., Lyons, M. (August, 2015) Wisdom of Adulthood: Adapting the Counselor Skill Set for Successful Leadership.  Association for Adult Development and Aging National Conference, New York, NY.

Lyons, M., Lopez, C.J., Williams, M., & Schoepke, A., (August, 2015) Seeking Work-Life Balance in Adulthood: Using Values Clarification. Association for Adult Development and Aging National Conference, New York, NY.

Lopez, C.J., & Flores, A. (July, 2015). Engaging Students With Effective Lesson Plans. American School Counselor Association National Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Lopez, C.J. (November, 2014). From School Counselor to Counselor Educator: The journey to pursuing a doctoral degree. Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Anaheim, CA.

Lopez, C.J. & *Flores, A. (November, 2014). School counselors in the classroom: Developing engaging lesson plans and managing classroom behaviors. Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Anaheim, CA.

Brady, J. & Lopez, C. (November, 2013). Consulting in Academic Motivation Cases. California Association of School Psychologists Conference, Hermosa Beach, CA.

Leadership in Professional Associations

Counselor Educator Representative, Executive Board (2015-2017)

      California Association for School Counselors

Reviewer, Editorial Board, Journal for Specialist in Group Work (2014-2017)

      Association for Specialist in Group Work

Recent Service to the Profession

White House Reach Higher California Task Force Committee (June, 2016)