Dr. Valencia's research interests focus on multicultural issues in the treatment and prevention of mental health problems and other negative outcomes as well as promotion of academic achievement. She has published and presented on topics such as decreasing health disparities, Latino/a mental health, preventing substance abuse, academic achievement, as well as acculturation issues related to substance use and mental health problems.
Some of her publications and
Some of her publications include:
The role of children's ethnicity in the relationship between teacher ratings of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and observed classroom behavior