Michael A. de Arellano, Ph.D.
[COPE and NCVC rotations]
Dr. Michael de Arellano is a Professor and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC), Department of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1996 with a degree in Clinical Psychology, and he completed an NIMH-Funded post-doctoral fellowship in Violence and Traumatic Stress Research at the NCVC. Dr. de Arellano's clinical work and research focus on developing and evaluating treatment services for child victims of traumatic events from traditionally underserved population groups (e.g., rural, economically disadvantaged, Latino, African-American). He is the director and founder of the NCVC Hispanic Outreach Program - Esperanza (HOPE) and the Community Outreach Program - Esperanza (COPE) Clinics, which provide community-based clinical services, advocacy, and intensive case management to underserved children and families who have been victimized by crime or other traumatic events. His research and clinical work also have focused on evaluating and adapting evidence-based interventions for use with Latino child victims of traumatic events.
Honors and Awards:
|Earl B. Higgins Achievement in Diversity Award awarded by the Medical University of South Carolina|
|APA Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Practice - awarded by the American Psychological Association, Section on Child Maltreatment|
|Psychiatry Golden Apple - awarded by Medical University of South Carolina, Didactic Teaching in Senior Psychiatry Clerkship|
|Psychology Intern Mentorship Award - Medical University of South Carolina|
- de Arellano, M.A. (October 2004). Cognitive behavioral therapy for trauma-related problems in children. Invited workshop presented at the National Child Advocacy Center,Huntsville, Alabama.
- de Arellano, M.A. (September 2004). Cultural considerations for Trauma-Focused CBT. Invited workshop presented at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, New Jersey.
- de Arellano, M.A. (September 2004). Addressing the Needs of Traditionally Underserved Child Crime Victims: We Make House Calls. Invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Crime Victims Compensation Boards, Charleston, SC
- de Arellano, M.A. & Danielson, C.K. (July 2004). Treatment issues with Hispanic Migrant Communities. Paper presented at the Symposium, "Trauma and Mental Health Issues for Diverse Populations, Sponsor - NIMH" (Cheryl Boyce, Chair), Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.
- de Arellano, M.A. & Danielson, C.K. (July 2004). Culturally-modified trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy for Hispanic sexual abuse victims. Paper presented at the Symposium, "Role of Culturally-Based Child and Adolescent Interventions, Sponsor - NIMH" (LeShawndra Price & Belinda Sims, co-chairs), Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Curriculum Vitae (2006) (Requires Adobe® Reader to view)
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