Faculty

Dr. Judith Warchal

Professor of Psychology and Counseling
Licensed Psychologist

 

Representative Courses Taught

Undergraduate:

  • Practicum and Practicum Seminar


Graduate:      

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Counseling Theories
  • Career Counseling
  • Advanced Counseling Techniques with Individuals

 

Recent Publications

  • Warchal, J.R., West, P.L., Graham, L.B., Gerke, S.B., & Warchal, A.J. (2011).  Families in crisis: When the veteran returns home. VISTAS 2011: Ideas and Research You Can Use. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association .
  • You, D., Warchal, J.R.,& Ruiz, A. (2011). A review of ethics from Project Syllabus. Psychology Journal, 8 (2), pp.82-86.
  • Warchal, J.R. & Graham, L.B. (Spring, 2011). Promoting positive adaptation in  adult natural disaster survivors. ADULTSPAN,10(1), 34-51.
  • Ruiz, A. Warchal, J. Chapdelaine, A. & Wells, C. (2010). International service-learning: Who benefits?  In: P. L. Lin  (Ed.).  Service-   Learning in Higher Education: National and International Connections..University of Indianapolis Press.
  • Wells, C., Warchal, J., Ruiz, A., & Chapdelaine, A. (2010). Ethical issues in research on international service learning. In: R.G. Bringle, J. A. Hatcher, & S. G. Jones (Eds.). International service learning: Conceptual frameworks and  research. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
  • West, P. L. & Warchal, J. (2010). Strengthening the social contract with professional counselors. Compelling Counseling Images: The Best of VISTAS 2010. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Warchal, J.R. Masuchi, A., Ahmed, R., & Mahmud, S.H. (2009). Value preference in Bangladesh, Japan, and the United States: More similar than different? The Dhaka University Journal of Psychology. Vol. 33, pp. 95-107.
  • Mahmud, S.H., Warchal, J.R.,  Masuchi, A., Ahmed, R., & Schoelmerich, A. (2009).Values—A study of teacher and student perceptions in four countries. U.S.-China Review, Vol.6,  No7, pp.29-44.
  • West, P. L. & Warchal, J. (2009). The role of evidence-based therapy programs in the determination of treatment effectiveness. Compelling Counseling Images: The Best of VISTAS 2009. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

 

Recent Presentations

  • Warchal, J. R. & Ruiz, A. (2012). The Changing Landscape of Undergraduate Psychology Practicum. Participant Idea Exchange at 34rd Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL.
  • Ruiz, A.& Warchal, J. R. (2012). Teaching Ethics in the Introduction to Psychology Course: An Activities Guide. Participant Idea Exchange at 34rd Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL.
  • Warchal, J. R., Ruiz, A., Lin, P.L., Drnach, M., Wills, K., Marthakis, N., & Brosky, J.A. (2011) Reflections on connections. The Fourth International Symposium on Service-Learning:  Connecting the Global to the Local. Ningbo Institute of Technology,  Zhejiang University, China, September 23-25, 2011.
  • Ruiz, A. & Warchal, J. R. (2011). Long-term impact of service-learning on alumni volunteer service activities. The Fourth International Symposium on Service-Learning: Connecting the Global to the Local. Ningbo Institute of Technology,  Zhejiang University, China, September 23-25, 2011.
  • Wells, C., Chapdelaine, A., Ruiz, A. & Warchal, J. (2011). Evaluating the ethical and scientific integrity of international service-learning research. 11th Annual International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE), Chicago, IL.
  • Warchal, J.R., West, P.L., Graham, L.B., Gerke, S.B., & Warchal, A.J. (2011). When warriors come home: Using a culturally sensitive family systems approach to counseling veterans and their families. American Counseling Association Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA.
  • Ruiz, A. & Warchal, J. (2010) Teaching ethics to the undergraduates: Should we do it? Participant Idea Exchange at 33rd Annual National Institute  on Teaching of Psychology. St. Pete Beach, Florida. (January 3-6).
  • Warchal, J. (2010)  Families in crisis: When the veteran returns home.  Paper presented at the Alvernia University 3rd Annual Conference for the Human Services, June, 11, 2010.
  • Ruiz, A., Warchal, J., Wells, C., & Chapdelaine, A.  (2009) International service-learning: Who benefits?  Paper presented at 3rd International Symposium on Service-Learning.  Athens, Greece, November, 2009.
  • Warchal, J., Ruiz, A., Chapdelaine, A., & Wells, C. Crossing disciplinary     boundaries to infuse ethical decision making throughout the service-learning curriculum.  How administrators, faculty, and students benefit.  Paper presented at Association of American Colleges and Universities Conference, “Educating for Personal and Social Responsibility: Deepening Student and Campus Commitments,” Minneapolis, October, 2009.
  • Pumariega,A., Matteo, E., Warchal, J., Delbene, R, & Torres-Young,I. (2009).Reducing breast cancer disparities among Latinas: An interdisciplinary, community based model. Poster presentation at American Psychological Association Conference,  Aug. 6-9, Toronto, Canada. 
  • Warchal, J. (June 12, 2009). Families in crisis: When an  illness or accident strikes home. 2nd Annual Conference for the Human Services, Alvernia University. June, 12, 2009.
  • Wells, C., Chapdelaine, A. Ruiz, A. & Warchal, J. (April 3, 2009). Supporting Faculty in Service-Learning: The Administrator’s Role.Paper presented at Association of American Colleges and Universities  Conference, “Shaping Faculty Roles in a Time of Change: Leadership for Student Learning,” San Diego, April, 2009.  
  • West, P. L. & Warchal, J. (March 19-23, 2009). The Role of Evidence-Based Therapy Programs in the Determination of Treatment Effectiveness. American Counseling Association Annual Conference and Exposition, Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

Invited Presentations

  • Warchal, J. (June 29, 2009). Assisting families in coping with trauma.  A paper presented at 2009 Nursing 204 Seminar Day. The Reading Hospital and Medical Center Health Science Nursing Program.
  • Warchal. J. (Mar.10, 2009). Psychological Reactions to Psychical Disability. Focus on Psychiatry Lecture Series. The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. W. Reading, PA

 

Recent Grant Awards

  • Alvernia University Faculty Excellence: Summer 2012 Grant Awarded to develop Activities Guide: Teaching Ethics in the Introduction of Psychology Course.
  • Alvernia University Faculty Excellence Grant Spring, 2011. Awarded to continue research project: Long Term Impact of Multiple Service Options on Alumni.
  • Alvernia University Faculty Excellence Summer Grant 2010.  Awarded to develop research project: Long Term Impact of Multiple Service Options on Alumni.
 

Contact Information

 
Img: Judy Warchal

Judy Warchal
Psychology and Counseling Department

     Upland Center Room 134
     610.796.8242
     judith.warchal@alvernia.edu




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