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Lorraine M. Gutiérrez

Associate Dean for Educational Programs, Professor of Social Work, and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Professor of Psychology

Lorraine M. Gutiérrez

Professor Lorraine Gutiérrez has a joint appointment with the School of Social Work (SSW) and Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan and is a faculty associate in American Culture. She also is a member of the SSW Community Organization Learning Community. Her teaching and scholarship focuses on multicultural praxis in communities, organizations and higher education. She brings to her work community-based practice and research in multiethnic communities in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit and Seattle. Current projects include identifying strategies for multicultural community-based research and practice, multicultural education for social work practice, and identifying effective methods for learning about social justice. Her contributions to undergraduate education have been recognized by the Arthur F. Thurnau Professorship. She is currently an editor or the Journal of Community Practice.

Research Interests/Focus

Empowerment-oppressed groups, Latinos, social justice.

Contact Information

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(734) 936-1450lorraing@umich.edu2849 SSWBUniversity of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 936-91241271 East HallUniversity of Michigan
Department of Psychology
530 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Education

Year Degree   School
1989 PhD Social Work and Psychology University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1986 AM Psychology University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1978 AM Social Service Administration University of Chicago, IL
1976 AB History Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Year Description
2021 Gutiérrez, L., Mora, A., Meier-Austic, E., Greer, C., Inahuazo, S. (2021, January). Social Work Faculty Attitudes towards Diversity and Social Justice. Society for Social Work and Research. Virtual Conference.
2021 J. Perez; A. Mora, A. Ibrahim, L. Gutiérrez. (2021, August). Graduate Faculty’s Attitudes Toward Social Issues: A National Survey. American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Virtual Conference.
2020 L. Fedina, L. Gutierrez, J. Paez, D. McCarty-Caplan. (2020, October). Deconstructing White Supremacy in Social Work Classroom. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Virtual Conference.
2020 L. Gutiérrez, A. Mora, C. Greer, S. Inahuazo. (2020, October). Faculty Attitudes towards Diversity, Human Rights, and Social and Economic Justice. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Virtual Conference.
2019 L.Gutiérrez, A. Mora, A. Rodriguez-Newhall. (2019, January). Latinx Students Experiences with Discrimination in the Age of Trump. Society for Social Work and Research Conference. San Francisco, CA.
2018 L.Gutiérrez, K. Richards-Schuster, A. Rodriguez-Newhall. (2018, November). Teaching and Learning Research Methods through Community Partnerships. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Orlando, FL.
2017 October 2017. M. Salazar, L. Gutierrez, A. Rodriguez-Newhall, J. Kim. (2017, October). Comparing the Effect of Social Justice Pedagogies on Learning for Civic Engagement. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Dallas, TX.
2017 A. Rodriguez-Newhall, L. Gutierrez, M. Salazar. (2017, October). Addressing Experiences of Isolation and Discrimination for Latinx Graduate Students. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Dallas, TX.
2017 L. Gutierrez, M. Mancini. (2017, October). Bridging the gap: Designing social work curriculum that integrates research and practice. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Dallas, TX.
2017 Gutierrez, L., Hyde, C., Brady, S., Chow, J., & Simmons, L. (2017, January). Initiating and Sustaining Community-Engaged Research: A Facilitated Workshop Linking Theories, Methods, and Strategies. Society for Social Work and Research Conference. New Orleans, LA.
2016 Gutierrez, L. (2016, October). Conexión Hacia El Futuro: Moving Towards the Future of Social Work Practice. Latino Social Work Organization Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
2016 Gutierrez, L., Bentley, K., Kondrat, D. (2016, October). Teaching research through the lens of social justice. Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA.
2016 Gutierrez, L. (2016, January). Theater and urban youth development: the mosaic project. Society for Social Work and Research Conference, Washington, DC.
2015 Dinh, H., & Gutierrez, L. (2015, August). Exploring the dynamic effects of intersecting social identities on social justice consciousness. American Psychological Association Conference. Toronto, ON, Canada.
2015 Brady, S., Lesniewski, J., & Gutierrez, L. (2015, October). Bridging theory, research, ethics and practice in social work education through CBPR. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.
2015 Weaver, R., Woodford, M., & Gutierrez, L. (2015, October). Strategies for addressing intergroup conflicts in communities: Implications for educating community organizers. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.
2015 Gutierrez, L., Woodford, A., Gant, L. M., & Woodfrod, M. (2015, October). Strategies for addressing intergroup conflicts in communities: Implications for educating community organizers. 61st Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Denver, CO.
2008 Gutierrez, L., & Alvarez, A. (2008, June). Action research to identify strategies and techniques for multicultural community practice.
2008 Gutiérrez, L., Spencer, M., & Sperling, R. (2008, June). Promoting youth development through arts-based community programs. Presented at the International Conference on Community Psychology, Lisbon, Portugal.
2008 Gutiérrez, L., & Luke, K. (2008, May). Faculty attitudes toward diversity and oppression content in social work education: Results from a national web-survey. Paper presented at the Social Work National Conference 2008, Toronto, ON.
2008 Luke, K., & Gutiérrez, L. (2008, January). Social attitudes and support for multicultural content in social work education: Results from National Surveys of Canadian and U.S. Faculty. Presented at the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, D.C.
2007 Gutiérrez, L., Luke, K., & Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. (2007, October). Faculty attitudes toward diversity and oppression: A national survey. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
2007 Gutierrez, L., Sakamoto, I., & Chambon, A. (2007, October). Arts-based research on social issues: Innovative approaches to social work research. Presented at the annual program meeting of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA.
2007 Gutierrez, L., Schalach, A., Barusch, A., Jenson, J., & Hessellbrock, M. (2007, January). Best practice in doctoral social work education. Presented at the Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.
2006 Gutierrez, L. (2006, February). Empowerment for social justice in the 21st century. Presented at the Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Chicago, IL.
2006 Gutierrez, L. (2006, March). Implications of the new American demographic for community development in the 21st century. Presented at the Joy Jinks Lecture, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
2006 Gutierrez, L. (2006, October). MexUSCan: Research and action for and with Latino youth. Presented at the Environmental Protection Agency, Ann Arbor, MI.
2006 Gutierrez, L. (2006, October). Effective cross cultural mentoring. Presented at the Michigan AGEP Alliance Fall Conference Diversity in the Classroom, Wayne State University, Detroit MI.
2006 Gutierrez, L. (2006, November). Empowerment of Latinos in the 21st century. Presented at the Latino Behavioral Health Summit: Building Sustainable Behavioral Health Initiatives in the Latino Community, Pokegon State Park, Angola, IN.
2006 Gutierrez, L., & Dosa, E. (2006, February). Why get involved? Predicting participation in a community coalition. Paper presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Chicago, IL.
2005 Gutierrez, L. (2005, February). New directions for university and community collaboration. Presented at the University of Denver, CO.
2005 Gutierrez, L. (2005, March). Empowerment: Promoting reciprocal relationships in social work practice. Presented at the CSU Fresno Annual Social Work Conference, Fresno, CA.
2005 Gutierrez, L. (2005, April). Social work, social justice and social change. Presented at the Social Justice Day I, DeQuincy Newman Institute for Peace and Justice, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
2005 Gutierrez, L. (2005, May). Serving Colorado's Latino/a community through research and scholarship. Presented at the University of Denver, CO.
2005 Gutierrez, L. (2005, November). Multicultural community organizing: Voices from the field. Presented at the School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
2005 Kemp, S., Gutiérrez, L., Sutton, S., & Saegert, S. (2005, February). Constructing a social justice framework for youth-centered community development. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, New York, NY.
2005 Harlap, Y., & Gutierrez, L. (2005, June). Parenting practices in a post 9-11 world. Presented at the Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Meeting, Champaign, IL.
2004 Gutiérrez, L. (2004, February). Multicultural community-based practice: Strategies and challenges. Presented at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
2004 Gutiérrez, L. (2004, February). Presented at the University and community: Conflict and cooperation. Presented at the UCLA Labor Studies Center, Los Angeles, CA.
2004 Gutiérrez, L., & Ortega, R. (2004, March). Latino grassroots organizing: Responses to global oppression. Presented at the Latino Symposium, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
2004 Howard, J., & Gutiérrez, L. (2004, April). Developing academic service learning courses. Presented at the University of Michigan - Dearborn, Dearborn, MI.
2004 Gutierrez, L., & De Luca, J. (2004, October). Assessing neighborhood assets and needs [Workshop]. Presented at the United Neighborhood Centers of America Conference, Washington, DC.
2004 Gutiérrez, L. (2004, November). Empowerment and Latinos in the 21st century [Keynote address]. Presented at the 15th Annual Latino Social Work Network Conference, Fresno, CA.
2004 Gutiérrez, L. (2004, November). Empowering communities through participatory research [workshop]. Presented at the 15th Annual Latino Social Work Network Conference, Fresno, CA.
2004 Gutiérrez, L., Creekmore, M., Denyer, K., & Melendrez, J. (2004, March). Educating students for collaborative community based practice. Presented at the Association for Community Organization and Social Administration Symposium, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. Anahiem, CA.
2003 Gutiérrez, L. (2003, January). Building productive relationships with underrepresented racial and ethnic groups for rigorous research. Presented at the School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2003 Gutierrez, L. (2003, February). Balancing campus - Community needs in multicultural environments. Presented at the Pathways to Civic engagement Workshop, New York Campus compact, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
2003 Gutiérrez, L. (2003, March). Developing knowledge and skills in community psychology through service learning. Presented at the Program in American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2003 Gutiérrez, L., Denyer, K., & Archer, D. (2003, October). Collaborating within and between universities and neighborhoods: The Southwest Detroit Community Outreach Partnership Center. Presented at the Outreach Scholarship Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
2003 Gutiérrez, L. (2003, October). The psychology of power and empowerment. Presented at the 2nd Annual Advanced Placement Rising Scholar Recognition Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2003 Maton, K., Gutiérrez, L., Perkins, D., Yoshikawa, H., LaGrange, L., & Tamir, O. (2003, June). Enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration in community-based research. Presented at the Society for Community Research and Action, 9th Biennial Conference, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM.
2003 Gutiérrez, L., Creekmore, M., Lyle, J., Denyer, K., Melendrez, J., & Cerveniak, T. (2003, June). Balancing student, faculty, and community voice(s) in community based research. Presented at the Society for Community Research and Action, 9th Biennial Conference, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM.
2003 Gutiérrez, L., & Denyer, K. (2003, June). Creating project based partnerships in Detroit. Presented at the Society for Community Research and Action, 9th Biennial Conference, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM.
2003 Creekmore, M., Gutiérrez, L., & Denyer, K. (2003, November). Case studies comparing campus-community partnerships in Michigan and South Africa. Presented at the International Conference on Civic Education Research, New Orleans, LA.
2003 Gutiérrez, L., Denyer, K., & Archer, D. (2003, October). Collaborating within and between universities and neighborhoods: The Southwest Detroit Community Outreach Partnership Center. Presented at the Outreach Scholarship Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
2002 Reisch, M., & Gutiérrez, L. (2002, January). Asset-based community development. Presented at Learning from the Community, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2002 Gutiérrez, L. (2002, February). Understanding empowerment: Processes in adolescent STD/HIV prevention. Presented at the Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture and Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2002 Gutiérrez, L. (2002, March). Contributions to scholarship from community based research. Presented at the Best Practices in Undergraduate Involvement in Community Based Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2002 Gutiérrez, L. (2002, April). Empowering Latinas through social work education. Presented at the First Annual Caritas Lecture on Women, Values and Society, St. Joseph's College, West Hartford, CT.
2002 Gutiérrez, L. (2002, April). Empowering Latino families and communities. Presented at the Third Annual Statewide Latino Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
2002 Gutiérrez, L. (2002, May). Checking out and checking in to our silos in higher education. Michigan American Council of Education Conference, Lansing, MI.
2002 Gutiérrez, L., Lyle, J., Creekmore, M., Denyer, K., & Melendrez, J. (2002, September). Community based research in South West Detroit. Presented at the National Association of Social Workers State Conference, Detroit, MI.
2002 Gutiérrez, L., & Spencer, M. (2002, March). Strategies for assessing the impact of education on diversity and social justice. Presented at the Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Nashville, TN.
2002 Pittman, C., & Gutiérrez, L. (2002, August). Impacting students' racialized behaviors and actions. Presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
2002 Kohn-Wood, L., & Gutiérrez, L. (2002, October). Integrating service learning into courses in community psychology. Presented at the American Association of College and Universities.
2002 Gutierrez, L., & Denyer, K. (2002, November). Developing knowledge and skills in community psychology through service learning. Presented at the CRLT 40th Anniversary Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2001 Gutiérrez, L., Cooke, D., Araujo, B., & Pittman, C. (2001, June). Assessing the impact of experiential multicultural courses on undergraduates. Presented at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, Seattle, WA.
2001 Gutiérrez, L., & Ortega, R. (2001, June). Assessing the needs and resources of Latinos in Genesse County. Presented at the Society for Community Research and Action Conference, Atlanta, GA.
2001 Gutiérrez, L. (2001, July). Strategies for applying to graduate and professional programs. Presented at the SROP Annual Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2001 Gutiérrez, L. (2001, October). Educating students for community based social work practice. Presented at the Department of Social Work, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ.
2001 Gutiérrez, L. (2001, October). Cultural competence in a culturally incompetent world. Presented at the Arizona State University, Department of Social Work, Phoenix, AZ.
2001 Gutiérrez, L. (2001, October). Narrowing the digital divide: A role for social workers. Presented at the Arizona State NASW Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
2001 Yeakley, A., Ortega, R., & Gutiérrez, L. (2001, March). Integrating content on Latinos into the social work curriculum. Presented at the Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX.
2001 Kryzowzki, M., Checkoway, B., & Gutiérrez, L., (2001, March). Educating students for collaborative community practice: The Michigan Neighborhood Americorps Program. Presented at the Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX.
2001 Ortega, R., Gutiérrez, L., & Guerrero, J., (2001, March). The MexUSCan Project. Presented at the Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX.
2000 Lewis, E., & Gutiérrez, L. (2000, February). Transforming comminutes: Building a change model. Presented at the Office of Student Affairs, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
2000 Rosegrant Alvarez, A., & Gutiérrez, L. (2000, June). Using action projects to encourage and develop activism among social work students. Lansing, MI.
2000 Gutiérrez, L. (2000, October). Multicultural education in social work: The importance of field. Presented at the Annual MARGO Lecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
2000 Gutiérrez, L. (2000, December). Integrating multicultural experiences into field based learning. Presented at the Portland State University, Portland, OR.
2000 Gutiérrez, L., & Cooke, D. (2000, August). Who takes multicultural courses in psychology: A study of student characteristics. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
2000 Pfeffer, C., & Gutiérrez, L. (2000, August). Predicting gay and lesbian supportive attitudes among women. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
2000 Silva, C., & Gutiérrez, L. (2000, August). Impact of ethnic and religious identity on critical consciousness. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
2000 Araujo, B., & Gutiérrez, L. (2000, August). Multicultural education: Improving racial attitudes on college campuses. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
2000 Gutiérrez, L., Morrison, D., & Gillmore, M. (2000, August). Understanding empowerment: A unitary or multidimensional construct. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
2000 Gutierrez, L. (2000, October). Social group work in community organizing for social justice. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Toronto, ON.
1999 Gutiérrez, L. (1999, March). Toward defining multicultural education for social work: Results from a national conference. Presented at the Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco, CA.
1999 Gutiérrez, L. (1999, April). Multicultural organizational development. Centre for Social Services, Stockholm, Sweden.
1999 Yeakley, A., & Gutiérrez, L. (1999, October). Intergroup dialogues for individual, community and organizational change. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, 21st Annual Symposium, Denver, CO.
1998 Mowbray, C., Wedenoja, M., & Gutiérrez, L. (1998, May). Empowerment methods for adults with psychiatric disabilities. Presented at the Michigan NASW Conference.
1998 Gutiérrez, L. (1998, December). Empowerment and multicultural social work. Presented at the Task Force Meeting on Multicultural Education in Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI.
1998 Ortega, R., Gutiérrez, L., & Suarez, Z. (1998, March). Child welfare and Latinos: Implications for social work education. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Orlando, FL.
1998 Beadnell, B., Baker, S., & Gutiérrez, L. (1998, February). How do we know that "one size fits all? Designing culturally competent HIV prevention interventions. Presented at the Conference on Prevention Intervention, Tempe, AZ.
1998 Gutiérrez, L., & Rosegrant Alvarez, A. (1998, March). Educating and training students for multicultural community practice. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Orlando, FL.
1998 Gutiérrez, L., Kruzich, J., Coronado, N., & Jones, T. (1998, June). Participants' experience of diversity workshops: Implications for theory and action. Presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
1998 Gutiérrez, L., Oh, H., & Gillmore, M. (1998, August). Gender, racial and power dynamics in the heterosexual transmission of HIV. Presented at the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
1998 Gutiérrez, L., Ortega, R., & Medina, M. (1998, August). Integrating education and action for social work with Latinos. Presented at the Midwest Consortium for Latino Research, Bloomington, IN.
1997 Gutierrez, L., & Garcia, B. (1997, March). Teaching diversity in all Euro-American classes: Issues for ethnic and Euro-American professors. Presented at the Faculty Development Institute, Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Chicago, IL.
1997 Gutiérrez, L., Rosegrant Alvarez, A., Sakamoto, I., & Gutiérrez-Najera, L. (1997, February). Using focus groups for social work research and action. Presented at the School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1997 Gutiérrez, L., & Rosegrant Alvarez, A. (1997, March). A MOSAIC of voices: Multicultural organizers sharing approaches for inclusive communities. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Community Organization and Social Administration Symposium, Chicago, IL.
1997 Gutiérrez, L., Sakamoto, I., & Morson, T. (1997, October). Using groups for research and action: The Asian mothers' support group. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Annual Symposium, Quebec City, Quebec.
1997 Gutiérrez, L., Oh, H., & Gillmore, M. R. (1997, August). Understanding perceptions of risk and (em)power(ment) for STD prevention in adolescent women. Presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.
1996 Gutierrez, L., & Lewis, E. (1996, January). Empowering women of color. Presented at the Center for Continuing Education for Women, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1996 Gutiérrez, L., Kruzich, J., & Jones, T. (1996, February). Maximizing organizational effectiveness in a multi-cultural world: An evaluation strategy. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC.
1996 Holley, L., & Gutiérrez, L. (1996, February). Women's personal experiences with race and ethnicity: Findings from an exploratory study. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC.
1996 Rosegrant Alvarez, A., & Gutiérrez, L. (1996, February). Building bridges: Participatory research to developing training for multicultural community organizers. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC.
1996 Gutiérrez, L. (1996, March). Attitudes of social work faculty toward content on social diversity and social justice: Results from a national study. Presented at the School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1996 Gutiérrez, L. (1996, April). Evaluating and analyzing cultural competence for community mental health workers. Presented at the Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1996 Sellers, S., Washington, T., & Gutiérrez, L. (1996, June). Attitudes toward race and racism: Comparing Asian American and European American perspectives. Presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, MI.
1996 Gutiérrez, L., & Rosegrant Alvarez, A. (1996, September). Building community through diversity: Approaches to multicultural organizing. Presented at Defining Community, Reexamining Society, University of Michigan, Flint, MI.
1996 Gutiérrez, L., & Ortega, R. (1996, November). Issues for Latino child welfare: Identifying community perspectives. Presented at the Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1995 Gutirrez, L. (1995, February). Empowerment and Latinas. Presented at the Chicano History Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1995 Gutierrez, L., Lewis, E., & Nagda, B. (1995, June). Creative multicultural work in organizations. Presented at the Bertha Capen Reynolds National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
1995 Gutierrez, L. (1995, October). Empowerment. Presented at Salute to Latinas: Fuerza de la Mujer Latina, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1995 Gutierrez, L. (1995, December). Understanding the paradox of empowerment. Keynote address presented at the Educators Institute, National Coalition for Family Based Services, Chicago, IL.
1995 Suarez, Z., & Ortega, R. (1995, December). Empowering Latino families and communities. Presented at the Educators Institute, National Coalition for Family Based Services, Chicago, IL.
1995 Gutiérrez, L., & Rogers Gillmore, M. (1995, May). Women and empowerment: Issues for health education and promotion. Presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
1995 Nagda, B., & Gutiérrez, L. (1995, November). Developing a multicultural praxis and research agenda for multicultural human service organizations. Presented at the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH.
1994 Gutierrez, L. (1994, March). The empowerment paradox: Finding strategies for effective practice. Keynote address presented at the Social Work in the San Joaquin Valley Conference, Fresno, CA.
1994 Gutierrez, L. (1994, March). Women: Empowering yourself and others. Workshop presented at the Social Work Conference in the San Joaquin Valley, Fresno, CA.
1994 Gutierrez, L. (1994, March). An empowerment approach in practice: Personal and professional issues for women. Presented at the Department of Social Work Education Colloquium Series, California State University, Fresno.
1993 Gutierrez, L., Davis, L., & Tomaszewski, E. (1993, November). Victimization of women: Strategies to cope with violence. Presented at the Master Class, NASW National Conference, Orlando, FL.
1993 Gutiérrez, L., GlenMaye, L., & DeLois, K. (1993). Organizational issues for empowerment practice. Presented at the CSWE Annual Program Meeting, New York.
1993 Gillmore, M., Morrison, D., Balassone, M., Baker, S., & Gutiérrez, L. (1993, April). Using social science theories to develop interventions for reducing the risk of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents. Presented at The Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, Western Region, Seattle, WA.
1993 Gutiérrez, L., & Rogers Gillmore, M. (1993, August). Reducing adolescents' risk of AIDS: Evaluating a culturally competent approach. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Toronto.
1992 Gutiérrez, L. (1992, April). Defining empowerment practice: Notes from the field. Presented at the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
1992 Richey, C., Balassone, M., & Gutiérrez, L. (1992, July). A culturally relevant group skills training program to reduce AIDS risk among sexually active teenagers. Presented at the NASW/IFSW World Assembly, Washington, DC.
1992 Gutiérrez, L., GlenMaye, L., & DeLois, K. (1992, July). Improving the human condition through empowerment practice. Presented at the NASW/IFSW World Assembly, Washington, DC.
1992 Agbayani-Siewert, P., Gutiérrez, L., & Hodges, V. (1992, October). The retention of culturally diverse MSW students: Disabled, gay and lesbian, and ethnic minorities. Presented at the Washington State NASW Symposium, Yakima, WA.
1992 Gutiérrez, L. (1992, October). Macro practice for the 21st century: An empowerment perspective. Presented at the First Annual Conference on the Integration of Social Work and Social Science, School of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
1992 Balassone, M., Gutiérrez, L., & Rogers Gillmore, M. (1992, November). Developing gender and ethnically relevant AIDS prevention interventions for high risk adolescents. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
1991 Gutierrez, L., Staples, L., & Anderson, D. (1991, June). How empowering is the goal of empowerment? Presented at the Bertha Capen Reynolds Society, 5th Annual Conference and Institute, Northampton, MA.
1991 Gutierrez, L. (1991, May). Success for disadvantaged women: Strategies for change [Keynote address]. Presented at the Northwest Regional Displaced Homemakers Conference, Seattle, WA.
1991 Gutierrez, L., Acosta, M., Cauce, A., & Ginorio, A. (1991, June). Psychology and Latinas. Presented at the Second Annual MALCS Northwest Symposium, Seattle, WA.
1991 Gutiérrez, L., & Lewis, E. (1991, March). Community organizing with women of color: A feminist approach. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
1991 Acosta, M., Cauce, A., Gutiérrez, L., & Ginorio, A. (1991, November). Psychological issues for Latinas. Presented at the Washington State Psychological Association, Fall Conference, Seattle, WA.
1990 Gutierrez, L. (1990, April). Working with women of color: A feminist approach. Presented at the NASW Washington/Oregon Regional Symposium, Portland, OR.
1990 Gutierrez, L. (1990, May). Building bridges: Understanding Latino families. Presented at the Benton Franklin Child Abuse Council Annual Conference, Richland, WA.
1990 Gutierrez, L, Reisch, M., & Sachs, J. (1990, July). Institute on progressive practice. Presented at the Bertha Capen Reynolds Society, 4th Annual Conference and Institute, San Francisco, CA.
1990 Gutiérrez, L. (1990, March). Developing methods to empower Latinos: An empirical approach. Community Organization and Social Administration Symposium, Council on Social Work Education Reno, NV.
1990 Gutiérrez, L., & Poore, C. (1990, April). Retaining Latino undergraduates: Lessons from the University of Michigan. Presented at the American Association for Higher Education, San Francisco, CA.
1990 Gutiérrez, L. (1990, April). Ethnic consciousness and Latinas: The impact of competing identities. Presented at the Feminist Research Forum, Northwest Center for Research on Women, Seattle, WA.
1990 Gutiérrez, L. (1990, May). Culture and identity in the Chicano community. Presented at the Cinco de Mayo Forum, Chicano Education Program, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA.
1990 Gutiérrez, L. (1990, August). Empowerment in the Hispanic community: Does consciousness make a difference? Presented at the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
1989 Gutierrez, L. (1989, May). Core participant: Conference on means of empowerment in organizations, communities, and individuals. Presented at the Program in Conflict Management Alternatives, Ann Arbor, MI.
1989 Gutiérrez, L. (1998, March). Empowerment in social work practice: Considerations for practice and education. Presented at the Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Chicago, IL.
1989 Gutiérrez, L., & Ortega, R. (1989, October). Using group work to empower Latinos: A preliminary analysis. Presented at the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups, Eleventh Annual Symposium, Montréal, Québec.
1988 Gutiérrez, L., & Dodd, P. (1988, March). Preparing students for community practice: A power perspective on gender and ethnic issues. Presented at the Association for Community Organization and Social Administration Symposium, Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA.
1988 Gutiérrez, L. (1988, April). Empowerment in the Chicano community: The development of critical consciousness. Presented at the National Association for Chicano Studies, 16th Annual Conference, Boulder, CO.
1988 Gutiérrez, L. (1988, May). Empowering social work: Integrating theory and practice. Presented at the National Association of Social Workers, Michigan Chapter, Grand Rapids.
1988 Gutiérrez, L. (1988, August). Culture and consciousness in the Chicano community: An empowerment perspective. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.
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