Vilma (Betty) Cardona, PhD

Vilma (Betty) Cardonavilma.cardona@unco.edu
248 McKee Hall
970.351.1627

Dr. Cardona is a 2008 graduate from University of Wyoming. Her research interests include couples and family counseling, globalization of the counseling profession, and multicultural counseling. She has delivered numerous professional presentations and received research awards and grant funding in these and other areas.

Her most recent publications include:

  • Hanna, J.F. & Cardona, B. (2013). Multicultural counseling beyond the relationship: Expanding the repertoire. Journal of Counseling & Development, 91(3), 349-357.
  • Cardona, B., Breseke, S., Nelson, N., Mack, J., & Johns, R, D. (2013). A couple in crisis: A case study with implications for counseling. The Family Journal, 2(2), 217-222.
  • Cardona, B., Milian, M., Birnbaum, M. (2013). In-class and out-of-class experiences of international graduate students in the United States. Journal of Higher Education & Social Science, 4(1), 1-9.
  • Cardona, B., Jain, S., & Canfield-Davis, K. (2012). Home-school relationships: A qualitative study with diverse families. The Qualitative Report, 17(70), 1-20.
  • Birnbaum, M. Cardona, B., Milian. M., Gonzalez., M (2012). Strangers in a strange land: How non-traditional international adult students see a United States university. Journal of International Education and Leadership, 6(2), 1-16.

Selected Scholarly Activities

  • Hanna, J.F. & Cardona, B. (2013). Multicultural counseling beyond the relationship: Expanding the repertoire. Journal of Counseling & Development, 91(3), 349-357.
  • Cardona, B., Breseke, S., Nelson, N., Mack, J., & Johns, R, D. (2013). A couple in crisis: A case study with implications for counseling. The Family Journal, 2(2), 217-222.

  • Cardona, B., Milian, M., Birnbaum, M. (2013). In-class and out-of-class experiences of international graduate students in the United States. Journal of Higher Education & Social Science, 4(1), 1-9.
  • Cardona, B., Jain, S., & Canfield-Davis, K. (2012). Home-school relationships: A qualitative study with diverse families. The Qualitative Report, 17(70), 1-20.
  • Birnbaum, M. Cardona, B., Milian. M., Gonzalez., M (2012). Strangers in a strange land: How non-traditional international adult students see a United States university. Journal of International Education and Leadership, 6(2), 1-16.
  • Cardona, B., & Softas-Nall, B. (2010). Family therapy with Latino families: An interview with Patricia Arredondo. The Family Journal, 18(1), 73-77.

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