Dr. Wei-Mo Tu
University of North Texas
Rehabilitation and Health Services
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Education

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016.
Major: Rehabilitation Psychology
Dissertation Title: Testing an expanded self-determination theory as a model of career commitment for young adults with epilepsy
MS, National Changhua University of Education, 2011.
Major: Rehabilitation Counseling
Degree Specialization: Vocational Rehabilitation
Dissertation Title: Effect of using impression management tactics for invisible disability disclosure on job interview outcomes of applicants with schizophrenia

Professional Memberships

American Rehabilitation Counselor Association (ARCA). (2018 – Present).

American Psychological Association (Division 22). (2016 – Present).

National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE). (2012 – Present).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
RHAB 3200, Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I, 1 course.
RHAB 4500, Assessment in Rehabilitation, 8 courses.
RHAB 5730, Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability, 6 courses.
RHAB 5741, Employment and Career Development, 2 courses.
RHAB 5742, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, 2 courses.
RHAB 5770, Rehabilitation Research and Program Evaluation, 13 courses.

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Member, Learning Technologies. (September 2017 – Present).

Major Professor, Rehabilitation and Health Services. (September 2017 – Present).

Major Professor, Rehabilitation and Health Services. (September 2017 – Present).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Ditchman, N., Wu, M., Chan, F., Fitzgerald, S., Lin, C., Tu, W. (2013). Vocational rehabilitation. Career development, employment, and disability in rehabilitation: From theory to practice. 343-360. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Journal Article
Umucu, E., Wu, J., Sanchez, J., Brooks, J., Chiu, C., Tu, W., Chan, F. (2019). Psychometric validation of the PERMA-Profiler as a well-being measure for student veteransUm. Journal of American College Health.
Tu, W., Pfaller, J., Iwanaga, K., Chan, F., Strauser, D., Wang, M., Ditchman, N. (2017). A Psychometric Validation of the Employers’ Stigmatizing Attitudes Toward Cancer Survivors Scale. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 1--7. Springer US.
Tu, W., Yan, M., Wu, J., Lin, M., Wang, M., Chan, F., Lee, B., (2017). Assessing resilience in persons with polio: A psychometric validation of the Taiwanese version of the Brief Resilience Scale.. Other. 8, 1-18.
Chronister, J., Johnson, E. T., Chan, F., Tu, W., Chung, Y., Lee, G. K. (2016). Positive Person–Environment Factors as Mediators of the Relationship Between Perceived Burden and Quality of Life of Caregivers for Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injuries. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 0034355215601072. SAGE Publications.
Smedema, S. M., Chan, F., Wang, M., Umucu, E., Yasui, N. Y., Tu, W., Ditchman, N., Wang, C. (2016). Psychometric Validation of the Taiwanese Version of the Job Satisfaction of Persons with Disabilities Scale in a Sample of Individuals with Poliomyelitis. The Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling. 22(01), 27–39. Cambridge University Press.
Pfaller, J. S., Tu, W., Morrison, B., Chan, F., Owens, L., Anderson, C. A., Fitzgerald, S., Brooks, J., Menz, F. E. (2016). Social-Cognitive Predictors of Readiness to Use Evidence-Based Practice: A Survey of Community-Based Rehabilitation Practitioners. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 60(1), 7--15. SAGE Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Muller, V., Brooks, J., Tu, W., Moser, E., Lo, C., Chan, F. (2015). Physical and Cognitive-Affective Factors Associated With Fatigue in Individuals With Fibromyalgia: A Multiple Regression Analysis. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education. 29(3), 291-300. Springer Publishing Company. http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/2168-6653.29.3.291
Tu, W., Tsai, Y., Maxwell, K., Wang, M., Chan, F., Tansey, T. (2014). The Measurement of Hope in Persons with Polio: A Psychometric Validation of the Taiwanese Version of the Trait Hope Scale. Other. 7, 1–17. Taiwanese Journal of Rehabilitation Counseling.
Brooks, J., Smedema, S. M., Tu, W., Eagle, D., Catalano, D. E., Chan, F. (2014). Psychometric Validation of the Moorong Self-Efficacy Scale in People With Spinal Cord Injury. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 58(1), 54-57. SAGE Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0034355214523506
Doren, B., Yan, M., Tu, W. (2013). Key program features to enhance the school-to-career transition for youth with disabilities. Other. 20(2), 11–14. Integrated Research Services, Inc..
Smedema, S. M., Pfaller, J., Moser, E., Tu, W., Chan, F. (2013). Measurement structure of the Trait Hope Scale in persons with spinal cord injury: a confirmatory factor analysis. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education. 27(3), 206–212. Springer Publishing Company.
Material Regarding New Courses/Curricula
Chan, F., Tansey, T., Brooks, J., Pfaller, J., Huck, G., Tu, W., Iwanaga, K., Thompson, K., Umucu, E., Wu, J. (2016). Evidence-based practice counselor toolkit: Vocational rehabilitation curriculum for people with disabilities.
Translation or Transcription
Tu, W., Pai, C., Wang, M. (2010). The World Health Organization ICF model as a framework for assessing vocational rehabilitation outcomes. 4, 23-42.

Presentations Given

Li, Q. (Author & Presenter), Yang, C. (Author & Presenter), Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Peer Attitudes toward Disabilities in College Settings: A Multidimensional Scaling Analysis, San Diego, CA, United States of America. (20192019).

Umucu, E. (Author & Presenter), Brooks, J. (Author & Presenter), Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Lee, B. (Author & Presenter), Sánchez, J. (Author & Presenter), Sandra, F. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), 2018 Rehabilitation Psychology Conference, Preliminary testing of positive psychology factors in a well-being model for college life adjustment of student veterans, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (2018).

Watts, J. (Author & Presenter), Tu, W. (Author), O'Sullivan, D. (Author), Association for Recovery in Higher Education, The Impact of Self-Stigma on Positive Vocational Outcome Expectations for Students Participating in Collegiate Recovery Programs: An Exploratory Investigation, Association for Recovery in Higher Education, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (20182018).

Tu, W. (Presenter), Employer attitudes toward people with disabilities, United States of America. (20182018).

Umucu, E. (Author & Presenter), Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Iwanaga, K. (Author & Presenter), Bengtson, K. (Author & Presenter), Chen, X. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Anaheim, CA, United States of America. (20172017).

Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Umucu, E. (Author & Presenter), Iwanaga, K. (Author & Presenter), Wu, J. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Anaheim, CA, United States of America. (20172017).

Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Umucu, E. (Author & Presenter), Tang, X. (Author & Presenter), Friefeld, R. (Author & Presenter), Brinck, E. (Author & Presenter), Thompson, K. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Anaheim, CA, United States of America. (20172017).

Pfaller, J. (Author & Presenter), Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Morrison, B. (Author & Presenter), Fitzgerald, S. (Author & Presenter), Brooks, J. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Newport Beach, CA, United States of America. (20152015).

Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Pfaller, J. (Author & Presenter), Iwanaga, K. (Author & Presenter), Wang, M. H. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), Strauser, D. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Newport Beach, CA, United States of America. (20152015).

Muller, V. (Author & Presenter), Brooks, J. (Author & Presenter), Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Moser, E. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Manhattan Beach, CA, United States of America. (20142014).

Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Wang, M. H. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), Yaeda, J. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Manhattan Beach, CA, United States of America. (20142014).

Brooks, J. (Author & Presenter), Smedema, S. (Author & Presenter), Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Eagle, D. (Author & Presenter), Catalano, D. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Manhattan Beach, CA, United States of America. (20142014).

Johnson, E. (Author & Presenter), Chronister, J. (Author & Presenter), Chan, F. (Author & Presenter), Tu, W. (Author & Presenter), Annual conference of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, San Francisco, CA, United States of America. (20132013).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Tu, W., "Small Grants," Sponsored by Office of Research and Economic Development, University of North Texas, $1500 Funded. (January 2017January 2018).

Service

University Service

Member, Clinical Committee. (September 2018 – Present).

Committee Member, RHS Promotion and Tenure Committee. (September 2017 – Present).

Member, Program Evaluation Committee. (September 2016 – Present).

Other, Tuesday Night Flight (ASD Support Group). (September 2016December 2016).

Professional Service

Mentor, The Center for Psychosocial Health Research. (October 2018 – Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation. (May 2018 – Present).

Committee Member, Research Committee, National Council on Rehabilitation Education. (February 2018 – Present).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, International Journal of Developmental Disabilities. (2017 – Present).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, The Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling. (2017 – Present).

Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. (2016 – Present).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, National Rehabilitation Educators Conference, San Diego, CA. (November 2018December 2018).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, Undergraduate Research Fellowship, University of North Texas. (June 2018June 2018).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, National Rehabilitation Educators Conference, Anaheim, CA. (November 2017November 2017).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, National Rehabilitation Educators Conference, Anaheim, CA. (November 2016November 2016).

Other, Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, Madison, WI. (January 2015December 2015).

Workshop Organizer, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua. (May 2010September 2010).

Public Service

Other, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), Madison, WI. (February 2015February 2015).

Other, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), Madison, WI. (February 2014March 2014).