About the Author
Guillermo Bernal, PhD,
is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for Psychological Research at the University of Puerto Rico. His work has focused on training, research, and the development of mental health services responsive to ethno-cultural groups.
Dr. Bernal has published over 140 journal articles and chapters. He has received the American Family Therapy Academy Distinguished Contribution to Family Systems Research award (2009) and has been honored as an Elder of the National Multicultural Conference and Summit (2013). He obtained his doctorate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1978) and is a Fellow of APA (Divisions 45, 12, 27).Melanie M. Domenech Rodríguez, PhD,
is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Utah State University. Her research is on issues related to implementation of an evidence-based parenting intervention, Parent Management Training-Oregon (PMTO) model.
Dr. Domenech Rodríguez's applied practice focuses on training and implementation of PMTO, primarily to Latino populations. She also teaches professional ethics and diversity issues in treatment to doctoral psychology trainees.
Dr. Domenech Rodríguez obtained her doctoral degree at Colorado State University (1999) and was a postdoctoral fellow with the Family Research Consortium-III. She is a Fellow of APA (Division 45).