Lizbeth Gaona, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office Phone: (951) 343-4440
Office Location: James 286
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Social Work University of Southern California 2019
MSW Mental Health California State University, Los Angeles 2008
B.A. Psychology / Public Policy Minor University California, Los Angeles 2005
A.A. Associate of Arts Rio Hondo Community College 2002
  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Hernandez, M., Ph.D., Barrio, C., Gaona, L., Helu-Brown, P., Hai, A., Lim, C. (2019).Hope and schizophrenia in the Latino family context. Community Mental Health Journal, 55:42-40
    Barrio, C., Hernandez, M., & Gaona, L. (2016). The family care giving context among adults with disabilities: A review of the research on developmental disabilities, serious mental illness, and traumatic brain injury. Journal of Family Social Work, 19(4), 328-347.
    McFarr, L., Gaona, L., Barr, N., Ramirez, U., Henriquez, S., Farias, A., & Flores, D. (2014). Cultural competency and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In A. Masuda (Ed.), Cultural Issues in Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Approaches. New Harbinger.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Christ Church of the Valley