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Janet E. Helms

Publications

Books

Authored
  • Helms, J.E. (1982). A practitioners guide to the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule. Springfield, IL: Charles Thomas.
  • Helms, J.E. (1991). A Training manual to accompany Black and White Racial Identity. Topeka, KS: Content Communications.
  • Helms, J.E. (1992). A Race Is a Nice Thing to Have: A Guide to Being A White Person or Understanding the White Persons
    in your life. Topeka, KS: Content Communications.
  • Helms, J.E., & Cook, D.A. (1999). Using race in counseling and psychotherapy: theory and process. Needham, MA:
    Allyn & Bacon.
Edited
  • Helms, J.E. (1990) (Ed.). Black and White Racial Identity: Theory, Research and Practice. CT: Greenwood Press
    (sole author of the following 9 of 14 chapters.)

Chapter 1: Introduction: Review of Racial Identity Theory
Chapter 2: An Overview of Black Racial Identity Theory
Chapter 3: The Measurement of Black Racial Identity Attitudes
Chapter 4: Toward a Model of White Racial Identity Development
Chapter 6: The Beginnings of a Diagnostic Model of Racial Identity
Chapter 9: Counseling Attitudinal and Behavioral Predispositions: The Black/White Interaction Model
Chapter 12: Applying the Interaction Model to Social Dyads
Chapter 13: Generalizing Racial Identity Interaction Theory to Groups
Chapter 14: Interventions for Promoting Better Racial Identity

 

Development

Chapters in Books
  • Helms, J.E., (1985). Cultural identity in the treatment process. In P. Pedersen (Ed.), Handbook of Cross-cultural
    Counseling and Therapy, (pp. 239-247). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  • Cross, W.E., Jr., Parham, T. A., & Helms, J.E. (1996). Nigrescence revisited: Theory and research. In R.L. Jones (Ed.),
    Advances in Black Psychology, Oakland, CA: Cobb & Henry.
  • Cross, W.E., Jr., Parham, T.A., & Helms, J.E. (1991). The stages of Black identity development: Nigrescence models.
    In R. Jones (Ed.), Black Psychology. Oakland, CA: Cobb & Henry (This is a shorter version of previous paper).
  • Helms, J.E. (1990). Three perspectives on counseling and psychotherapy with visible racial/ethnic groups. In P.D.
    Isaac, L.J. Myers, R.K. Russell, A.I. Schwelbel & F.C. Serafica (Eds.), Mental Health of Ethnic Minorities, NY: Praeger.
  • Helms, J.E. (1994). Identity development and classroom dynamics. In J. Carey & P. Pedersen (Eds.), Multicultural
    counseling in the schools. MA: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Helms, J.E. (1994). The conceptualization of racial identity and other "racial" constructs. In E. Trickett, R.J. Watts and
    D. Birman (Eds.), Human Diversity (pp. 285-311). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Helms, J.E. (1995). An update of Helms’s White and People of Color racial identity models. In J. G. Ponterotto,
    J.M. Casas, L.A. Suzuki and C.M. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (pp. 181-198).
    Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Helms, J.E. (1996). Toward a methodology for measuring and assessing racial identity as distinguished from ethnic
    identity. In G. Sodowsky and J. Impara (Eds.), Multicultural Assessment in Counseling and Clinical Psychology
    (pp. 143-192). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.
  • Helms, J.E. (1996). The triple quandary of race, culture and social class in intelligence testing. In D. Flanaghan,
    J.L. Genshaft and P.L. Harrison (Eds.), Beyond traditional Intellectual Assessment: Contemporary and emerging
    theories, tests and issues (pp. 517-532). New York: Guilford.
  • Helms, J.E. & Parham, T.A. (1996). The Racial Identity Attitude Scale. In R.L. Jones (Ed.), Handbook of Tests and
    Measures for Black Populations (pp. 167-172). Oakland, CA: Cobb & Henry.
  • Helms, J.E & Richardson, T.Q. (1997). How "multiculturalism: obscures race and culture as differential aspects of
    counseling competency. N H. Coleman and D. Pope-Davis (Eds.), Multicultural Counseling Competencies. (pp. 60-79).
    Thousand Oaks: Sage.
  • Helms, J.E., & Ekstrom, R. (2002). Counselors and the assessment of individual with disabilities. In Assessing
    Individuals with Disabilities, Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Helms, J.E., (2003).  Racial identity and racial socialization as aspects of adolescents' identity development.  In
    R. Lerner, F. Jacobs, & D. Wertlief (Eds.)  Handbook of Applied Developmental Science:  Promoting Positive Child, Adolescent
    and Family Development Through Research, Policies, and Programs.  Vol. 1  Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications.
  • Trimble, J.E., Helms, J.E., & Root, M.P.O. (2003).  Social and psychological perspectives in ethnic and racial identity.
    In G. Bernal, J. Trimble, & F. Leong (Eds.)  Handbook of Racial and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Part III, Social and
    Developmental ProcessI (pp.239-275).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.
  • Helms, J.E., (2003).  Racial identity in the social environment.  In P.B. Pedersen & J.C. Carey (Eds.)  Multicultural
    Counseling in Schools:  A Practical Handbook (pp. 44-58).  Boston, MA:  Allyn and Bacon.
  • Helms, J.E., (2004).  Fair and Valid Use of Educational Tests.  In Wall, Janet, & Walz, Garry R. (Eds.)  Measuring Up:
    Assessment Issues for Teachers, Counselors, and Administrators.  Greensboro, NC:  ERIC Counseling and Student
    Services Clearinghouse.
  • Helms, J.E., Henze, K.T., Satiani, A., and Mascher, J. (2005).  Ethical Issues When White Researchers Study ALANA and
    Immigrant People and Communities.  In J. Trimble and C. Fisher (Eds.)  Handbook of Ethical Research and Ethno Cultural
    Populations and Communities.  Sage Publications.
  • Helms, J.E. (2005).  Challenging Some Misuses of Reliability in Studying the White Racial Identity Attitude Scale.
    In R. Carter (Ed.)  Handbook of Race and Cultural Psychology, Vol. 1.  John Wiley.
Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Helms, J.E. & Willis, C.A. (1975). Factors contributing to the attrition of pre-college minority students prior to
    freshman year. Journal of College Student Personnel, 16, 490-492.
  • Borgen, F.H., & Helms, J.E. (1975). Validity generalization of the men’s form of the Strong Vocational Interest
    Blank with academically able women. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 22, 210-216.
  • Simons, J.A. & Helms, J.E. (1976). Influence of counselors’ marital status, sex and age on college and non-college
    women’s counselor preferences. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 23, 380-386.
  • Helms, J.E. (1976). A comparison of two types of counseling analogues. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 23,
    422-427.
  • Helms, J.E. & Simmons, J.A. (1977). The influence of counselors’ age and sex on college students’ counselor
    preferences. Journal of College Student Personnel, 18, 115-123.
  • Giorgis, T.W. & Helms, J.E. (1978). Training international students from developing nations as psychologists :
    A challenge for American Psychology. American Psychologist, 33, 945-951.
  • Helms, J.E. (1978). Counselor reactions to female clients: Generalizing from analogue research to a counseling
    setting. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 25, 193-199.
  • Helms, J.E. (1979). Perceptions of a sex-fair counselor and her client. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 26, 504-513.
  • Giorgis, T.W. & Helms, J.E. (1980). A comparison of the locus of control and anxiety of African, Black American
    and White American college students. Journal of College Student Personnel, November, 503-509.
  • Bryson, S., Bardo, H., Clark, J., Helms, J., & Henry, P. (1980). Strategies for conducting research/evaluation activities
    in non-white communities. Illinois guidance and personnel Association quarterly, 76, 22-27.
  • Parham, T.A. & Helms, J.E. (1981). The influence of Black students’ racial identity attitudes on preferences for
    counselor’s race. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 28, 250-257. (According to Ponterotto & Sabnani, 1989, this
    is the most frequently cited culture-specific empirical article in counseling psychology journals.)
  • Helms, J.E. & Giorgis, T.W. (1982). Who trains applied psychologists from developing countries? Professional
    Psychology, 13, 736-743.
  • Helms, J.E. & Rode, L.T. (1982). Effects of counselors’ age and physical attractiveness on evaluations of female
    counselors. Journal of College Student Personnel, 23, 418-424.
  • Helms, J.E. (1984). Toward a theoretical explanation of the effects of race on counseling: A Black and White model.
    The Counseling Psychologist, 12, (4), 153-165.
  • Parham, T.A. & Helms, J.E. (1985). Relation of racial identity attitudes to self-actualization and affective states
    of Black students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 32, 307-322.
  • Parhan, T.A. & Helms, J.E. (1985). Attitudes of racial identity and self-esteem: An exploratory investigation.
    Journal of College Student Personnel, 26, 143-151.
  • Helms, J.E. (1986). Expanding racial identity theory to cover counseling process. Journal of Counseling Psychology,
    33, 62-64.
  • Mallinckrodt, B. & Helms, J.E. (1986). Effect of disabled counselors’ self-disclosures on client perceptions of the
    counselor. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 33, 343-348.
  • Brown, M.T. & Helms, J.E. (1986). The relationship between psychological development issues and anticipated
    self-disclosure. Journal of College student Personnel, 27, 136-142.
  • Carter, R.T. & Helms, J.E. (1987). The relationship of Black value-orientations to racial identity attitudes.
    Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 19, 185-195.
  • Gelso, C.J., Betz, N.E., Friedlander, M.L., Helms, J.E., et.al. (1988). Research in counseling psychology: Prospects
    and recommendations. Counseling Psychologist, 16(3), 385-406.
  • Hill, C.E., Helms, J.E., Tichenor, V., Speigel, S.B., O’Grady, K.E., & Perry, E. S. (1998). Effects of therapist response
    modes in brief psychotherapy. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 35, 222-223.
  • Hill, C.E., Helms, J.E., Speigel, S.B. & Tichenor, V. (1988). Development of a system for categorizing client reactions
    to therapist interventions. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 35, 27-36.
  • Carter, R.T. & Helms, J.E. (1988). The relationship between racial identity attitudes and social class. Journal of Negro
    Education, 57 (1), 22-30.
  • Cook, D.A. & Helms, J.E. (1988). Visible racial/ethnic group supervisees’ satisfaction with cross-cultural supervision
    as predicted by relationship characteristics. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 35, 268-274.
  • Gelso, C.J., Betz, N.E., Friedlander, M.L., Helms, J.E., Hill, C.E., Patton, M.J., Super, D.E. & Wampold, B.E. (1988).
    Research in counseling psychology: Prospects and recommendations. The Counseling Psychologist, 16(3), 385-406.
  • Helms, J.E. (1989). Considering some methodological issues in racial identity counseling research. The Counseling
    Psychologist, 17(2), 227-252. (This was a major methodological paper to which several eminent scholars in cultural
    psychology reacted.)
  • Helms, J.E. (1989). At long last?paradigms for cultural psychology research. The Counseling Psychologist. 17(1),
    98-101.
  • Helms, J.E. (1989). Eurocentricism strikes in strange places and in unusual ways. The Counseling Psychologist, 17(4),
    643-647.
  • Ossana, S., Helms, J.E. & Leonard, M. (1991). Do "womanist" identity attitudes influence college women’s self-esteem
    and perceptions of environmental bias? Journal of Counseling & Development, 70(3), 402-408.
  • Helms, J.E. & Carter, R.T. (1991). Relationships of White and Black racial identity attitudes and demographic similarity
    to counselor preferences. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 38, 446-457.
  • Helms, J.E. (1992). Why is there no study of cultural equivalence in cognitive ability testing? American Psychologist.
    47(9), 1083-1101.
  • Carterm R.T. & Helms, J.E. (1992). The counseling process as defined by relationship types: A test of Helms’
    interactional model. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 20(4), 181-201.
  • Helms, J.E. (1993). I also said White racial identity influences White researchers. The Counseling Psychologist, 21,
    240-243.
  • Helms, J.E. (1993). More psychologists discover the wheel: A reaction to views by Penn et al., on ethnic preference.
    Journal of Black Psychology, 19(3), 322-326.
  • Helms, J.E., & Piper, R.E. (1994). Implications of racial identity for vocational psychology. Journal of Vocational
    Behavior, 44(2) 124-128.
  • Helms, J.E. (1994). How multiculturalism obscured racial factors in the therapy process. Journal of Counseling
    Psychology, 41, 162-165.
  • Nickerson, K., Helms, J.E. & Terrell, F. (1994). Cultural mistrust and Black students’ attitudes toward seeking
    psychological help from White counselors. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 41, 378-385.
  • Richardson, T.Q. & Helms, J.E. (1994). The relationship of the racial identity attitudes of Black men to perceptions
    of parallel counseling dyads. Journal of Counseling and Development, 73(2), 172-177.
  • Helms, J.E. (1994). Racial identity and career assessment. Journal of Career Assessment, 2(3), 199-209.
  • Helms, J.E. (1997). Implications of Behrens for the validity of the White Racial Identity Attitude Scale. Journal
    of Counseling Psychology, 44, 13-16.
  • Helms, J.E. & Talleyrand, R. (1997). Race is not ethnicity. American Psychologist, 52(11), 1246-1247.
  • Helms, J.E. (1999). Another meta-analysis of the White Racial Identity Attitude Scale.  Measurement and Evaluations
    in Counseing and Guidance, 32, 122-137.
  • Alvarez, A., & Helms, J.E. (2001). Racial identity and reflected appraisals as influences on Asian Americans' racial
    adjustment.  Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology.  Special Issue:  Asian American Acculturation and Ethnic/Racial Identity:  Research Innovations in the New Millenium, 7, 217-231.
  • Helms, J.E. (2002). A remedy for the Black-White test-score disparity.  American Psychologist, 57, 303-305.
  • Helms, J.E., Shakes Malone, L., Henze, K., Satiani, A., Perry, J., Warren, A., (2003). First Annual Diversity Challenge:
    "How to Survive Teaching Courses on Race and Culture."  Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 31, 3-11.
  • Helms, J.E. (2003). A Pragmatic View of Social Justice, The Counseling Psychologist, Vol. 31 No. 3, 305-313.
  • Helms, J.E. (2004) The Leona Tyler Address:  Making Race a Matter of Individual Differences withing Groups.  The
    Counseling Psychologist, 32, 473-483.
  • Carter, R., Helms, J.E., Juby, H.L. (2004).  The Relationship Between Racism and Racial Identity for White Americans:
    A Profile Analysis, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, Vol. 32 (1), Jan. 2004.
  • Goodman, L.A., Liang, B., Weintraub, S.R., Helms, J.E. (2004). Warts and All:  Personal Reflections on Social Justice in Counseling Psychology, Reply to Kiselice (2004), Polner (2004), Thompson and Skernis (2004), and Watts (2004).
    The Counseling Psychologist.
  • Goodman, L.A., Liang, B., Helms, J.E., Lalta, R.E., Sparks, E., and Weintraub, S. (2004). Major Contribution:  Training
    Counseling Psychologists as Social Justice Agents:  Feminist and Multicultural Theories in Action.  The Counseling
    Psychologist.
  • Boyd, H.C., Helms, J.E. (2005). Consumer Entitlement Theory and Measurement.  Psychology & Marketing.
  • Helms, J.E., Jernigan, M. & Mascher, J. (2005). The Meaning of Race in Psychology and How to Change It, American
    Psychologist, Vol. 60, No. 1, 27-36.
  • Helms, J.E., Henze, K.T., Sass, T.L., Mifsud, V.A. (2006). Treating Cronbach's Alpha Reliability Coefficients as Data in
    Counseling Research.  The Counseling Psychologist, 34, 330-660.  (Received the Society of Counseling Psychology and
    Sage Publication Outstanding Quantitative Countribution Award for 2006.)
  • Helms, J.E. (2007).  Some better practices for measuring racial and ethnic identity constructs.  Journal of Counseling
    Psychology:  Special Issue:  Racial and ethnic identity theory, measurement, and research in counseling psychology:
    Present status and future directions, 54, 235-246.

Monographs, Reports and Extension Publications
  • Carter, R.T. & Helms, J.E. (1983). The Intercultural Values Inventory (ICV). Test & microfiche collection. Princeton, NJ:
    Educational Testing Service.
  • Carter, R.T. & Helms, J.E. (1985). The relationship of racial identity attitudes to socioeconomic status. (Published in
    Journal of Negro Education). ERIC Institute of Urban Studies.
  • Helms, J.E. (1974). Development and interrelationship of the Traux and Carkhuff scales of interpersonal function.
    Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology, 4, 9.
  • Helms, J.E., Domke, J.A. & Simons, J.A. (1981). Development of an inventory to measure eating practices of college
    women. Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology, 11, 28-29.
  • Helms, J.E. (1983). The Counseling Reactions inventory. Test & microfilm collection, Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing
    Service.
  • Mihlbauer, T.C. & Helms, J.E. (1981). Effect of type of problem on analogue preference for counselor’s sex. Resources in Education, 1981, 16(42), 34.
  • Book Reviews, other Articles and Notes
  • Helms, J.E. (1990). What’s in a name change? Focus, 4(2), 1-2.
  • Helms, J.E. (1989). A letter to the Editor on racial identity methodology. Journal of Black Psychology, 16(1), VIII.
  • Helms, J.E. (1991). A review of Pontorotto and Casas’ Handbook of minority Research, Journal of Black Psychology,
    17(2), 73-77.
  • Petuchowski, S.R.C. & Helms, J.E. (1988). Effects of sociopolitcal characteristics of migration and resettlement on the
    adjustment of war refugees for El Salvador. El Boletin de la Asociacion Nacional Hospana de Psicologia, 5(3), 3-6.
  • Helms, J.E. (1993). Black and White colleges: Which path leads to academic survival? Journal of Contemporary
    Psychology, 38, 510-511.
  • Helms, J.E. (1993). Ethnic minority identity: A view from another continent. Journal of Contemporary Psychology.
  • Helms, J.E. (1994). Some impressions of South Africa. Focus.
  • Helms, J.E. (1995). Affirmative action: Separating fact from distortion. Congressional Briefing, September 21,
    Washington, D.C.
  • Helms, J.E. (1995). We are due something new: A reaction to the Bell Curve, Focus, 9(2), 8-10.
  • Helms, J.E. (1996). Where do we go from here? Affirmative Action: Who benefits? Washington, D.C.: American
    Psychological Association.
  • Helms, J.E. (1998). Psychological interventions and research with Latino populations. Cultural Diversity and Mental
    Health, 4(1).

 

Talks, Abstracts and other Professional Papers Presented

Invited Talks
  • "Black Women’s Sex-role Self-Concept: A cultural desirability model." Invited address to the Cross-cultural Conference on Counseling and Psychotherapy, Teachers’ College, New York, 1983.
  • "Racial Identity Attitude Panel." Cross-cultural Conference on Counseling and Psychotherapy. Teachers’ College,
    New York, 1984.
  • "Black women and Depression." Paper presented at Spring Taylor Hospital, Sykesville, MD, December, 1985.
  • "Racial identity and leadership styles." Invited Address for the African Students Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Fall, 1986.
  • (Chair and Presenter) Invited symposium: "Present, past and future of cross-cultural counseling." American
    Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C., 1986.
  • "Keynote Address" Black and White racial identity." Paper presented at Cross-cultural Conference. Columbia
    University, 1987.
  • "Key Concepts in human diversity culture" Invited presentation. Conference on Human Diversity, College Park,
    MD October 22-24, 1988.
  • "Racial Identity in the Counseling Process," Invited address, Chicago Professional School, Chicago, IL, 1988.
  • "An update on racial identity theory," Invited address for new Fellows, American Psychological Association,
    Atlanta, GA, 1988.
  • "Racial identity in Psychotherapy," Invited address: Downstate medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, January, 1989.
  • "An update on racial identity theory." Multicultural round table, New York, Feb., 1989.
  • "Research Issues in racial/ethnic psychology." Paper presented at the American Psychological Society Convention,
    Alexandria, VA. June 12, 1989.
  • "Impact of White racial identity attitudes on African American women in the work place." Institute for Women’s
    Policy Research Conference, Washington, DC, June 2, 1990.
  • "Racial identity on college campuses." Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, November, 1990.
  • "Racial identity and racism." Amherst College, Amherst, MA, February 20, 1991. Helms, J.E. (February, 1993).
    Cultural Bias in testing. Maryland Association of School Psychologists, Baltimore, MD.
  • "Womanist identity and Black women." University of Virginia Medical School, Richmond, VA, April, 1993.
  • "Cultural bias in assessment" (workshop). Fordham University, New York, June, 1993.
  • "Using racial identity to promote racial harmony in the environment." Brown University, Diversity Conference;
    Providence, RI; March, 1993.
  • "You gotta know yourself before you can help others." National Conference for Athletic Advisors; Denver, Colorado;
    June, 1993.
  • Helms, J.E. (November, 1993). Toward a model for assessing racial identity. Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.
    Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • Helms, J.E. (June 28, 1996). Racial identity development: Research findings and implications for teaching and
    learning. National Conference on U.S. diversity as content and context for college learning. Sponsored by the
    Association of American Colleges and Universities.
  • Helms, J.E. (August 25, 1997). Implications of real identity theory for working with adolescents. Grand Rounds,
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Helms, J.E. (October 23, 1997). Using racial identity development theory to transform curriculum and practice in
    the twenty-first century. Simmons College, School of Social Work, Boston, MA.
  • Helms, J.E. (October 25, 1997). Cultivating racial awareness in mental health graduate students for multiculturalism
    in mental health. University of Massachusetts & Boston College, Boston, MA.
  • Helms, J.E. (April 2, 1998). Racial identity in everyday life. Twenty-first Goucher College Education Conference.
    Goucher College, Baltimore, MD 21204-2794.
  • Helms, J.E. (June 12, 1998). Racial identity in the clinical encounter: Transference and countertransference.
    Community Mental Health Services. San Francisco, CA.
  • Helms, J.E. (Nov. 15, 1998). Symposium presenter, "Racial identity development: Research findings and implications
    for teaching and learning." Conference on Diversity and Learning. Sponsored by the Association of American Colleges
    and Universities. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Helms, J.E. (Jan. 28-29, 1999). Symposium presenter, "The invisible Whiteness of being: Implications for individual and organizational change." National Multicultural Conference. Newport Beach, CA.
  • Helms, J.E. (Sep. 30. 1999). Racial Identity in the Therapy Process. Paper presented to substance abuse counselors
    for ERM Associates, Inc.
  • Holliday, M.Y. & Helms, J.E. (Aug. 22, 1999). Do cognitive ability tests measure cognitive ability or cultural knowledge.
    Paper presented at the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
Contributed Talks
  • "The Interpersonal Environment of Black Students on Predominantly White College Campuses." Symposium chaired
    at ACPA Convention, Los Angeles,1979.
  • "Minority Issues in Counseling." Symposium chaired at APA, Montreal, 1980.
  • "Displaced Homemakers." Paper presented at APGA Convention, Detroit, 1982.
  • "Stages of Development and Self-Disclosure" (with M.T. Brown). Poster session presented at APA Convention, Los Angeles., 1981.
  • "Symposium on Racial Identity Attitudes." APA Convention, Toronto, Canada, 1984.
  • "Assessment and Diagnostic Issues in Cross-cultural Counseling." Paper presented at APA Convention, Los Angeles,
    1985. Fretz, B.R., Lorion, R. & Helms, J.E.
  • "Workshop on recruitment and retention of minority students." Presented for American Psychological Association,
    New York, NY 1987.
  • "Racial identity and racism: Black and White College Students Attitudes." Symposium (Chair). American Psychological
    Association Convention, Atlanta, GA, August 14, 1988.
  • "A ‘Hands on’ Examination of Methodological Issues in Cross-cultural Research," Symposium (Chair & Discussant).
    American Psychological Association Convention, Atlanta, GA, August 12, 1988.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 12, 1990). Black and White racial identity theory and professional interracial collaboration. Paper
    presented at Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association; Boston, MA.
  • Corbett, M.M., Helms, J.E. & Regan, A.M. (Aug. 14, 1992). A measure of Helms’ Immersion stage of White identity
    development. Poster session at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association; Washington, D.C.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 15, 1992; Chair). Symposium: Racial identity theory: A framework for understanding diversity in
    organizations. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association; Washington, D.C.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 15, 1992). Roundtable discussion: The White researcher in multicultural counseling revisited-discussion
    and suggestions. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association; Washington, D.C.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 17, 1992). Discussant: Symposium, multicultural investigations — Empirical studies of racial identity,
    gender and acculturation. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association; Washington, D.C.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 13, 1995). Update of Helms’ racial identity model. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association; NY, NY.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 9, 1996). Multicultural training in Counseling Psychology at the University of Maryland. Paper
    presented in symposium on "Model Multicultural Training Programs in Psychology (Chair: Martha Bernal)." Annual
    Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 11, 1996). Discussant in symposium on "The Affirmative Action Debate: Linking Research and Policy."
    Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
  • Miville, M.L. & Helms, J.E. (Aug. 12, 1996). Exploring relationships of cultural, gender and personal identity among
    Latinos and Latinas. Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 15, 1997). Discussant in symposium: Cross-cultural research on racial identity, Zea, M.C. (Chair),
    American Psychological Association 105th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Comilang, K.A. & Helms, J.E. (Aug. 16, 1997). Perceived child-rearing practices in interracial and monoracial families.
    American Psychological Association 105th Annual Convention; Chicago, IL.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 16, 197). Racial identity and racism: Current challenges. Art of symposium: Counseling Psychology
    Addresses Racism Training and Research. (M.G. Constantine, Chair) American Psychological Association 105th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 17, 1997). Discussant in symposium: Facilitating racial identity development in psychotherapy.
    American Psychological Association 105th Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 1998). Symposium (Chair). Assessment of White Racial Identity. American Psychological Association
    106th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.
  • Helms, J.E. (Aug. 16, 1998). Symposium presenter. White Racial Identity: Theory, development and other considerations. American Psychological Association 106th Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.
  • Helms, J.E. (Chair). (Aug. 23, 1999). Symposium: African American Women as "Women" — Challenging Myths and
    Stereotypes. 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • Helms, J.E. (Discussant) (Aug. 24, 1999). Symposium: Race Education Hurdles- Psychologists’ Experiences and
    Strategies Addressing Race and Racism. 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
  • Helms, J.E. (Discussant). (Aug. 24,1999). Symposium: Social Justice and Counseling Psychology. Presented at the
    107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
International Presentations
  • Keynote address: Black racial identity theory. The Psychology and Societal Transformation Conference. Capetown,
    South Africa, January 1994.

 

Editorial Boards

  • Editorial Board, 1997-present, Journal of Psychological Assessment
  • Editorial Board, 1978-present, Journal of Counseling Psychology
  • Editorial Board, 1980-1982, The Counseling Psychologist
  • Editorial Board, 1998-present, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Journal of College Student Personnel, American Psychologist, Journal of Leisure, Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance Journal, The Counseling Psychologist, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Professional
    Psychology, Journal of Black Psychology, Psychology of Women Quarterly, Journal of Adolescent Psychology, Community Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Faculty of the Boston College School of Education