Trent Nguyen, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
tnguyen@ncu.edu

Area of Expertise:
• Domestic violence in ethnic communities
• Juvenile delinquency
• Family therapy
• Pastoral counseling
• Dual diagnosis among court-ordered populations

Education:
• Ph.D., University of Texas, Arlington
• M.A., Dallas Baptist University
• M.A., Catholic Theological Union
• B.S., University of Texas, Arlington

Dissertation:
Intimate partner abuse among Vietnamese American men

Selected Publications:
• “Immigrant Asian youth and cultural-identity challenges: implications for pastoral counseling practice,” The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling (2006)
• “Prevalence of male intimate partner abuse in Vietnam,” Violence Against Women(2006)
• “Depression in elderly Vietnamese immigrants,” Journal of the Humanities (2006)
• Domestic Violence in Asian American Communities: a Cultural Overview (Lexington Books, 2005)
• Many Paths, One Purpose: Career Choices for Human Services and Social Work Majors (Lexington Books, 2006)
• Editorial board reviewer for: Violence Against Women, Journal of Emotional Abuse, Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, and The Qualitative Report

Selected Professional Experience:
• Adjunct Faculty, Walden University
• Faculty, Cal State University
• Assistant Professor and Chairperson of Social Work Department, St. Joseph’s College
• Adjunct Professor, Tarrant County College