Assessment of Depression Symptoms: Self-report Paper-and-Pencil and Computerized Questionnaires

  • Gerardo M. González
Part of the Issues in Children's and Families' Lives book series (IICL, volume 8)

Personal Journey: Gerardo M. González

I was one of nine children from a migrant farm-working family in central California. My experiences as a farm-worker and as a member of an ethnic minority roused a strong interest for seeking social and economic justice for Latinos. While at California State University, Fresno, I was a student and community activist involved in several causes, including increasing access to higher education for ethnic minority students and supporting the United Farm Workers union. As a psychology major, I was disturbed by the lack of valid research on Latino populations. After graduating college, I worked for several years as union organizer for the Service Employees International Union Local 250. I entered graduate school to study clinical psychology. At first, I aspired to become a clinician to provide bilingual services but over time my interest in research grew. While completing a clinical post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco,...


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