Yu-Wen Ying

Job title: 
Emerita Professor

Yu-Wen Ying is professor emerita at the School of Social Welfare. Her research considers family and mental health across cultures and how they are influenced by the experience of immigration. Specific research topics of interest include mental health among Asian Americans, immigrant and refugee family relationships, cross-cultural adaptation, acculturation and ethnic identity formation, treatment and prevention of mental health disorders among ethnic minority populations and cross-cultural competence. Dr. Ying’s work also considers the relationship between spirituality and social work.