The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
PhD (1997) human ecology
Area of specialization: child and family studies
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
MS (1994) counseling and family sciences
Area of specialization: marriage and family therapy
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Area of specialization: family life education
Caribbean Union College, St. Joseph, Trinidad
BA (1983) theology (minor in psychology/education)
6/2001 - present - consultant, Therapist and Staff Trainer Berbe Group Homes, Inc.
- Individual and family counseling in group home for pre-adolescent boys
2/1999 - 6/2001 - counselor, Family Services Association of Western Riverside County
-Individual and family therapy with various populations and concerns
12/2002 - present - associate professor, department of counseling and family science
Graduate School, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
1/1999 - 11/2002 - assistant professor, department of counseling and family science
Graduate School, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
-Teach marital and family therapy courses and direct family studies program. Courses include: Social Research Methods, Crisis Intervention and Counseling, Human Sexuality, Professional Issues in Family Life Education, Family Life Education, Marriage and the Family, and Structural Family Therapy
9/1997 - present - consultant, National Institute of Justice, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
8/1997 - 1/1999 - assistant professor, College of Education, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
-Taught courses in Child and Family Studies specialization: Parenting, Family Relations, Adolescent Development, and Marriage and Family Counseling (Graduate).
4/1997 - 10/1997 - community outreach coordinator, Family Life Center, Knoxville College, Knoxville, Tennessee
-Coordinated a violence prevention program for minority adolescent population. Program funded by the Office of Minority Health, Washington, DC
7/1996 - 8/1997 - Crisis Team leader, Mobile Crisis Unit, Overlook Center, Knoxville, TN
-Psychiatric emergency: Assessment of individual's psychiatric condition and determination of treatment and level of care in a managed care context
7/1995 - 7/1997 - graduate teaching associate, department of child and family studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Undergraduate courses taught:
Human Development; Marriage and the Family: Roles and Relationships; Human Sexuality; Family Systems; Family Diversity: Race, Class, and Culture
Tutor graduate students in use of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) Windows Version
1/1995 - 1/1996 - research assistant, Child Development Project Department of Family and Child Development, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
-Survey and data collection for longitudinal study of the development of aggression and antisocial behaviors in adolescents (with Pettit, Bates, and Dodge)
8/1994 - 6/1995- graduate teaching assistant, Department of Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
-Assisted in the development and teaching of classes in the Department of Child and Family Studies
8/1994 - 8/1997- associate teacher/counselor, Child and Family Services, Knoxville, Tennessee
-Worked in psychiatric residential care treatment program for adolescents
8/1992 - 6/1994 - family therapist trainee, Family Services Association of Western Riverside County, Riverside, California
-Conducted parent training classes
-Conducted family anger management groups
-Family therapy with children, individuals, and families
-Youth employment program for vocational/life skills training for school age adolescents
1/1992 - 9/1992 - family therapist/case worker, Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service, Brooklyn, New York
-Family crisis intervention
-life skills training for individual and families
6/1983 - 6/1991 - minister of religion, Trinidad, West Indies
-Served as senior pastor of metropolitan churches
-Administered community programs for couples and families
-Led youth development programs
-Led marriage and premarital groups
-Conducted family life seminars
-Taught family life education classes in high-schools, churches, and community
-Chaired school boards and served on Editorial Board and Family Life Council
Research and scholarly publications:
Aveling, L, Grant, V. Gates, J, Sirajjakool, S, Venden, L, Fox, C. (June 2003). Correlations Between Spirituality and Compliance in Individuals With Diabetes. Annuals of Diabetes.
Modeste, N., Fox, C.A., & Court, M. Early Detection Of Prostate Cancer Among Black and White Men in San Bernardino (Submitted June, 2003). California Journal of Health Promotion.
Smith, D.E., Ashiabi, G.S., Fox, C.A., & Lin, Li-Chun (Submitted April, 2003). Educational Psychological Measurement.
Rucibwa, N., Modeste, N., Montgomery, S., & Fox, C. (Jan-Feb. 2003). Exploring family factors and sexual behaviors in a group of Black and Hispanic adolescent males. American Journal of Health Behavior, 27, 63-74.
Fox, C.A., Smith, DE, & Wilson, C.M. (2003). The status of adolescent self-image in Trinidad and Tobago: Cross-cultural considerations. Journal of Caribbean Studies, 17, 179-200.
Wilson, C.M., Wilson, L., & Fox, C.A. (2002). Structural and personal contexts of discipline orientations of Guyanese parents: Theoretic and empirical considerations. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 33, 1-13
Fox, C.A., Blanton, P.W., & Morris, M.L. (Submitted Fall 1998). Religious coping Styles as moderators of effects of work-related stressors on marital, parental, and life satisfaction in clergy families. Journal of Family Issues.
Fox, C.A., Blanton, P.W., & Morris, ML (1998). Religious problem-solving styles: Three styles revisited. Journal For Scientific Study of Religion, 37, 673 -677.
Fox, C.A. (1997). Marital, Parental, and Life Satisfaction in Clergy Families: Work-Stressor Effects and Religious Coping Styles as Moderators. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Fox, C.A. & Blanton, P.W. (1996). Religious problem-solving styles: Three styles revisited. Unpublished predoctoral research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Smith, D.E & Fox, C.A. (Submitted Fall 1996). Self-esteem and parental behaviors: Cultural considerations. Family and Consumer Sciences Journal.
Fox, C.A. (2001). Twenty-four closeness: A recipe for marital intimacy. Adventist Review, May 11 issue
Fox, C.A. (2002). Prescription for passion. Health and Home, January - February issue.
Fox, C.A. (1989). Myopia, Halo Effect and Premarital Fantasies. An unpublished monograph.
Fox, C.A. (1989). Marriage and the Double Standard of Aging. An unpublished monograph.
Research projects and grants:
6/2001 - present Attitude toward prostate cancer screening in Black and White men. Co-Principal Investigator on project with Dr. Naomi Modeste of the School of Public Health, Loma Linda University. Health. Project is funded by faculty development grant from school of Public Health.
1/2001 - present Premarital Project - A premarital education/counseling CD software. I serve as Principal Investigator. Project is funded by the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist.
6/1998 - present Marital and Sexual Attitudes Among Seventh-day Adventists. I serve as Principal Investigator on project. Project is supported from personal funds.
5/1995 - present Correlates of Adolescent Self-image in the Caribbean. I serve as Co-prinicipal Investigator of project. Project was funded by Faculty Development Grant from the
University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
When Relationships Go Bad: Response of Family Physicians. Family Physicians Noon Conference. Riverside County Regional Medical Center. August 6, 2003.
Sexual Fulfillment in Marriage. A seminar presented at Calimesa SDA Church, Calimesa, CA. August 6, 2003.
From Good-Enough Marriage to Marital Bliss. A seminar presented at Southeastern California Conference Camp Meeting. July 27, 2003
From Good-Enough Sex to Greater Sexual Fulfillment. A seminar presented at Southeastern California Conference Camp Meeting. July 29.
Making Single Life Work. A seminar presented at Southeastern California Conference Camp Meeting. July 31.
Some Words on Happy Homes. A seminar presented at Brixton SDA Church. London, England.
Reworking The Essentials of Married Life. A seminar presented at Brixton SDA Church, London, England.
Communication is the Key 3. A relationship seminar at the Mt. Rubidoux SDA Church, Riverside, CA. June 21, 2003.
Communication is the Key 2. A relationship seminar at the Mt. Rubidoux SDA Church, Riverside, CA. April 12, 2003
Sexual Addiction: A New Epidemic Unmasked. Annual Postgraduate Convention of Loma Linda University School of Medicine Alumni Association. March 9, 2003.
A Positive Relationship With God Predicts Better Compliance in Diabetes Patients. Co-presentation of paper at the Annual Postgraduate Convention of Loma Linda University School of Medicine Alumni Association. March, 2003.
Communication is the Key. A relationship seminar at the Mt. Rubidoux SDA Church, Riverside, CA. February 22, 2003.
God's Will And Happy Homes. A seminar presented at the Kingsboro Temple of SDA, Brooklyn, NY. October 5, 2002.
I Want To Get Married Too. A seminar presented at the Kingsboro Temple of SDA Brooklyn, NY. October 5, 2002.
Winning Over Myths and Pitfalls in Marriage. A seminar presented at the Kingsboro Temple of SDA, Brooklyn, NY. October 4, 2002.
Familial Factors Affecting Adolescent Self-Image in the Southern Caribbean. A paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations. Houston, Texas, November 15, 2002.
Men and Intimacy: The Pathway to Growth. Kansas Avenue SDA Men's Group. September, 12, 2002.
Growing Old Gracefully: A College and Alumni Facing the 21st Century. Keynote Presentation at Caribbean Union College 75th Anniversary Home Coming (Trinidad and Tobago), July 2002
Human Sexuality: What Premaritals Need to Know
A premarriage workshop group at University Church, Loma Linda University, December 2001
Secrets Singles Should Know but Others Are Afraid to Tell Them. A seminar presented at the Westminister Good Samaritan Seventh-day Adventist Church, December 2001
Lessons From History: Secrets for Families. Keynote Address presented at the 3rd Annual Adventist Family Conference at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, July, 2001
Changing Families: The Church Faces New Challenges in the New Millennium.
A Symposium presented at the 3rd Annual Adventist Family Conference at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, July, 2001
Family Communication. Graduate Course and Workshop
Universidad Peruana Union, Yan Yan, Peru, August 2001
Family Life Workshops: Clergy Stress and Coping; Coping with the Experience of Singleness; Putting Love Back in Marriage Relationship. Presented at the South Caribbean Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Trinidad and Tobago, March 2001.
Living Single in Adventism: What Singles Need and Do Not Need From US.
Paper Presented at the Adventist Ministries Conference Panama City Beach, FL., January 2001
Drinking From Your Own Cistern: Love and Sex in Marriage Relationships.
Lecture presented at the University Church of Seventh-day Adventists, December 2000
Parental Support Behaviors and Adolescent Self-image in Trinidad and Tobago
Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Irvine, CA, November, 1999
Religious Coping Styles as Moderators of Work-Related Stressors on Marital, Parental, and Life Satisfaction in Clergy Families
Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Arlington, VA, November, 1997 (with Priscilla Blanton and M. Lane Morris).
Religious Problem-Solving Styles in Clergy Families.
Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO, November, 1996 (with Priscilla Blanton and M. Lane Morris)
Self-esteem and Parental Behaviors: Cultural Considerations.
Paper presented at the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Nashville, TN, June 29-July 3, 1996 (with Delores Smith)
Parental Behaviors and Adolescent Self-image in the Jamaican Context. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Boston, MA, March 7-10, 1996 (with Delores Smith)
3/2003 - University Marshall, Loma Linda University
12/2002 - President, Black Faculty Forum, Loma Linda University.
11/2001 - Chair-elect, Religion and Families Section of National Council on Family Relations
9/2001 - Chair, Masters in Africa Project. Graduate School, Loma Linda University
11/1999 - Member of Family Ministries Council of North American Division of SDA
6/1999 - Member of Grad Council, Graduate School, Loma Linda University
3/1999 - Reviewer, Journal of Marriage and the Family
8/1998 - Strategic Planning and Alternative Credentialing Committees, College of Education and Applied Professional Studies, University of Tennessee
6/1998 - Reviewed text on parenting for Prentice Hall Publishers
6/1998 - Seminar leader, Summer Family Life Seminars, Allegheny East Conference
6/1998 - Presenter, Summer Workshop Series for Parents, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston
6/1998 - New Professional Representative, Families and Health Section, National Council on Family Relations
6/1997 - New Professional Representative, Religion and Families Section, National Council on Family Relations
-Critical Incidence Stress Management-Basic
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California (MFC39230)
-Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) by the National Council on Family Relations
-Certification in Family Life Education by Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
-American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
-American Association for Family and Consumer Sciences
-California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
-National Council on Family Relations
-Society for Research on Adolescence
-Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
-Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society
-Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service by the Black Health Professional StudentAssociation of Loma Linda University, May 2000
-Black Graduate Opportunity Fellowship Award, 1995 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
-Selma E. Andrews Fellowship, 1993 Loma Linda University
-Award of Excellence for Outstanding Teaching as a Graduate Student, Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1995-1996
-Chancellor's Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1997.
1995 - 1997 - Advisory Board member of Laura Cansler Boys and Girls Club of Knoxville
1991 - present - Family life educator and consultant for churches, communities, and service groups
1988 - present - Motivational speaker for community action groups
Spanish - reading and writing proficiency