Christel Joel Tajouoh

Christel Joel TajouohChristel Joel Tajouoh, LCSW-C, is a first-year Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Before joining the Ph.D. program, Christel worked with individuals and families, providing mental health services. Christel is certified in Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), Contextual DBT, and Trauma therapy.    

Research interests 
Christel’s research interests revolve around suicide and suicide-related behaviors among Latino youth. Christel is interested in the implications of cultural variables in suicide and suicide-related behaviors. Part of his research agenda includes the development of culturally tailored interventions for Latinx youth experiencing suicide-related behaviors. Christel’s work is guided by anti-racist, anti-oppressive, and socially just research.  

Previous education  
M.S.W., University of Maryland Baltimore, USA  
M.A. Psychology, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon  
B.A. Psychology, University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon  

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