Research

Publications

  • Tarlow, K. R., Johnson, T. A., & McCord, C. E. (2018). Rural status, suicide ideation, and telemental health: Risk assessment in a clinical sample. Journal of Rural Health. PDF Download
  • Chang, J. E., Sequeira, A., McCord, C. E., & Garney, W. R. (2016). Videoconference Grief Group Counseling in Rural Texas: Outcomes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned. The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 1-21. PDF Download
  • Garney, W. R., Mccord, C. E., Walsh, M. V., & Alaniz, A. B. (2016). Using an Interactive Systems Framework to Expand Telepsychology Innovations in Underserved Communities. Scientifica, 1-8. PDF Download
  • Gonzalez Jr, G. E., & Brossart, D. F. (2015). Telehealth videoconferencing psychotherapy in rural primary care. Journal of Rural Mental Health, 39(3-4), 137-152. PDF Download
  • McCord, C. E., Saenz, J., Armstrong, T., & Elliott, T. R. (2015). Training the next generation of counseling psychologists in the practice of telepsychology. Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 28(3), 324-344. PDF Download
  • Tarlow, K. R., McCord, C. E., Elliott, T. R., & Brossart, D. F. (2014). Health-related quality of life of rural clients seeking telepsychology services. International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications, Volume 2014, Article ID 168158, 7 pages. PDF Download
  • Chang, J. E., Frazier, C. G., & Elliott, T. R. (2013). Using videoconferencing to provide psychological services to a rural clinic: A unique town and gown partnership. Texas Psychologist, 65(2), 9-14. PDF Download
  • McCord, C. E., Elliott, T. R., Brossart, D. F., & Castillo, L. G. (2012). Mental health issues in rural areas. In R. Crosby, R. Vanderpool, M. Wendel, & B. Casey (Eds.), Addressing Rural Health Disparities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. PDF Download
  • McCord, C. E., Elliott, T. R., Wendel, M. L., Brossart, D. F., Cano, M., Gonzalez, G., & Burdine, J. N. (2011). Community capacity and teleconference counseling in rural Texas. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 521-527. PDF Download
  • Wendel, M., Brossart, D., Elliott, T., McCord, C., & Diaz, M. (2011). Use of technology to increase access to mental health services in a rural Texas community. Family & Community Health, 34, 134-140. PDF Download

Presentations

  • McCord, C., Armstrong, T., Stickley, M., Tran, V., Siming, X., Philip, J., & George, N. (2018). The use of telehealth in the treatment of eating disorders across health disciplines. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Texas A&M Interprofessional Education and Research Symposium.
  • McCord, C. (2018). Telehealth Counseling Clinic: Preparing future leaders in psychology. In A. Dopp (Chair), The Medicaid 1115 waiver program, training programs, and addressing rural mental health.  Symposium conducted at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • C.E., Chang, J.E., Lautner, S., Primm, K., Garney, W. (2018). A constructive look at telesupervision regulations and a potential effect of increasing disparities. Poster presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Tarlow, K., Chang, J.E., McCord. C.E., Du, Y., & Hammett, J. (2018). Improving access to care via a hub and spoke model in rural Texas. Poster presented at the 126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • McCord, C. E., Holzberger, B., Ghosheh, M. R., Ali, S., & Ponciano, C. (2018). Addressing intersectionality and mental health care disparities through telepsychology. Symposium accepted for presentation at the Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention, Frisco, TX.
  • Ponciano, C., Philip, J., Tarlow, K.R., & McCord, C.E. (2018). Self-reported client concerns in telehealth counseling services with minority groups. Poster presentation at the APA Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race Annual Conference.
  • Hammett, J., Tarlow, K., McCord, C., Sasangohar, F., Lawley, M. (2018). Tele-mental health provider resource allocation for academic and community partnerships. Oral presentation given at IISE Annual Conference and Expo, Orlando, FL.
  • Du, Y., McCord, C.E., Tarlow, K.R., Hammett, J., Chang, J.E. (2018). Overcoming geographical distances: An investigation of a hub and spoke telemental health model. Oral presentation given at the 2018 Annual Research Meeting of the AcademyHealth, Seattle, WA.
  • Smith, M.L., Towne, S.D., Bergeron, D.C., Zhang, D., McCord, C.E., Goltz, H.H., Mier, N., & Ory, M. G. (2018). Geographic disparities associated with travel to medical care and attendance in programs to prevent/manage chronic illness. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Health Behavior, Portland, OR.
  • Lautner, S.C., McCord, C.E., Garney, W.R., & Primm, K. (2018).  Telesupervison: a methodology for practice to bridge the gap in rural mental health status.  Poster presented at the 69thAnnual Meeting of the Society of Public Health Education and Eta Sigma Gamma, Columbus, OH.
  • Hammett, J., McCord, C., Lawley, M. (2017). Remote Healthcare System Model.” Oral presentation given at INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, TX.
  • McCord, C.E. (2017). Utilizing Telehealth for Underserved Populations. Oral presentation given at the Texas Indigent Health Care Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Dickey, E., Dickey, N. W., McCord, C. E., Poston, D., Tarlow, K. R., & Watzak, B. (2017). A Model of Efficient Interprofessional Collaboration in a Free Healthcare Clinic: The Health For All “Health Huddle.” Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Texas A&M Interprofessional Education and Research Symposium.
  • Page, R., White-Corey, S., Bray, A., Mendoza, M., Beathard, K., Geismar, K., McCord, C.,…Watzak, B., (2017). The Prenatal Clinic in Bryan, TX: An Innovative Interprofessional Collaboration to Deliver Holistic Care Alongside Prenatal Care to the Medically Underserved.  Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Texas A&M Interprofessional Education and Research Symposium.
  • Garney, W., Harvey, I., Alaniz, A., McCord, C., Housman, J., Tuell, C.,… Lautner, S. (2017). Smoking Cessation for LGBT Populations in Texas. Poster presented at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health. Austin, Texas.
  • Kleine-Kracht, D. A., Aguilar, K., Giovanetti, A. J., Parks, T. M. G., Cates, H., McCord, C. E., Saenz, J.T. (2017, November). The Nature and Challenges of Referral Sources for Low SES and Rural Populations at a Telecounseling Clinic. Poster presented at the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) Annual Meeting, Houston, TX.
  • Parks, T. M. G., Armstrong, T. W., Giovanetti, A. J., McCord, C. E. (2017, November). Telecounseling services in a dual service-delivery clinic: Expanding service-delivery options while assessing client outcomes. Poster presented at the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas.
  • Primm, K., Garcia, K., Garney, W., & McCord, C. (2017). Evaluation of Student Perception of Two Methods of Supervision at the Telehealth Counseling Clinic.  Poster to be presented at the 12th Annual Dr. Jean Brender Student Research Poster Contest & Exhibit at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.
  • Armstrong, T., Sánchez González, M., Kleine-Kracht, D., Saenz, J., & McCord, C. (2016). Outcome Differences for Spanish Speaking Latino & Hispanic Clients Receiving Telecounseling Services.  Poster presented at the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) Annual Meeting. Austin, Texas.
  • Armstrong, T. W., Oluwo, O. T., Ghumman, U. Z., Thakkar, P. M., McCord, C. E, & Elliott, T. R. (2016)Predicting and Reducing Suicidal and Para-Suicidal Ideation through Telecounseling in Rural Texas.  Poster presented at the 124thAmerican Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, Colorado.
  • Ghumman U., Leuthold, E., Oluwo, O., Parth Thakkar, P., McCord, C.,Sequeira, A. (2016, April). Reducing Anxiety in Rural Texas through Videoconference Counseling. Presentation conducted at the Texas Public Health Association Annual Conference. Galveston, Texas.
  • Ghumman, U., Oluwo, O., Rosner, C., Thakkar, P., McCord, C., Armstrong, T. (2016). Identifying Predictors of Suicidal Ideation in Counseling Clients Presenting for Telehealth Services in Rural Texas.  Poster presented at the Texas Public Health Association Annual Conference. Galveston, Texas.
  • Ghumman, U., Oluwo, O., Thakkar, P., Gbadamosi, S., McCord, C., Saenz, J. (2016, April) Utilization of Telehealth Counseling Services by Minorities in Rural Texas. Presentation conducted at the Texas Public Health Association Annual Conference. Galveston, Texas.
  • Saenz, J., Armstrong, T.W., Kleine-Kracht, D., McCord, C.E, & Elliott, T.R. (2016)Telecounseling Outcome Differences in Counselor/Client Ethnic Identity Matching. Poster presented at the 124th American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, Colorado. PDF Download
  • Saenz, J., Rosner, C., Garney, W., McCord, C.E., & Elliott, T. R. (2016).  Confronting LGBTQ+ Health Disparities: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Policy and Practice.  Paper presented at the 124th American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, Colorado.
  • Sánchez González, M. L., McCord, C., Distefano, M.J., Cardenas-Lopez, G., &  Hoyos-Cabas, K. (2016). Ciberterapia: Como el uso de la tecnología puede aumentar el acceso a servicios de salud mental. In M. L.Sanchez Gonzalez (Chair), Usos de la tecnología digital por profesionales de salud mental en las Américas [The use of digital technology by mental health professions in America]. Symposium conducted at the 2nd Latin American Congress for the Advancement of Psychological Science, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Surya, S., Wills, T.C., Armstrong, T.W., McCord, C., & Elliott, T.R. (2016)A Spatial Analysis of Telehealth Counseling Services in Rural Texas.  Poster presented at the 124th American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Denver, Colorado.
  • Thakkar, P. M., Han, D., McCord, C.E, Surya, S., & Elliott, T.R. (2016, August). A Spatial Analysis of Telehealth Counseling Services in Rural Texas. Poster accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Conference.
  • McCord, C.E., Garney, W.R., Villareal, E., Berhard, P. (2016). Telesupervision: To be feared or revered?.  Symposium presented at the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) Annual Meeting. Austin, Texas.
  • Bell, W., Sequeira, A., Osofundiya, O., Chang, J., McCord, C., & Elliott, T. R. (2015). Comparison of risk and well-being scores among minorities and Caucasians utilizing telepsychology services. Poster submitted for presentation at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 143rd Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Frazier, C., McCord, C. E., Elliott, T. E. (2015, March). Using community and clinic-level data to improve mental health in the Brazos Valley. Poster presented at the Association for Community Health Improvement. Dallas, Texas.
  • Ghumman, U., Garney, W., McCord, C., Sequeira, A., Saenz, J., Chang, J., & Elliott, T (2015, November). Assessment of patient satisfaction of telehealth services to underserved communities in rural Texas. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 143rd Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.
  • McCord, C.E., Caver, K., Lee, G., Foster, E., Sequeira, A., & Saenz, J. (2015, August). Equipping the next generation of psychologists for the future of telebehaviorial health. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
  • McCord, C. E., Sequeira, A., Saenz, J., Wells, R., Garney, W. R., & Elliott, T. R. (2015, November). Reducing Disparities in Texas: A collaborative approach utilizing telehealth, public health, and community partners. Symposium conducted at the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas.
  • Osofundiya, O., Armstrong, T., Saenz, J., Sequeira, A., & McCord, C. E. (2015, November). Change in self-reported pain in patients receiving telehealth counseling in rural Texas. Poster presented at the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas. PDF Download
  • Sequeira, A., McCord, C. E., Elliott, T. E. (2015, March). Town and gown partnership for mental health: Texas A&M University and the Brazos Valley. Poster presented at the Association for Community Health Improvement. Dallas, Texas.
  • Alaniz, A., Garney, W.R., Young, A., Castle, B. F., Wendel, M. L., Elliott, T., & McCord, C. (Presented on November 17-19, 2014). MOST: A partnership approach for expanding mental health care. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 142nd Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Garney, W. R., McCord, C., Wendel, M., Elliott, T., Alaniz, A., McLeroy, M. & Castle, B (2014, April). Policy Implications and Strategies: Telehealth in Rural Areas. Poster presented at the National Rural Health Association’s 37th Annual Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • McCord, C. (2014). Telepsychology: Academic-community partnerships. In T. Elliott (Chair), The Medicaid 1115 waiver program, training programs, and addressing rural mental health. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Rendon-Santiago, T., McCord, C, & Elliott, T. (2014, November). Telesalud: Providing Telehealth Counseling Services to Latinos/as in Rural Texas. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 142nd Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Sequeria, A., Chang, J., McCord, C., & Elliott, T. (2014, November). Telehealth grief psychotherapy group: A pilot study. Poster presented at the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX.
  • Tarlow, K. R., McCord, C. E, & Elliott, T. R (2014, August). Short-term benefits of telecounseling in a rural, low-SES Texas community. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. PDF Download
  • McLaughlin, C.E., Salerno, K., Cano, M., Elliott, T.R., Wendel, M., Burdine, J. (2010, August). Providing Counseling Services to a Rural Health Center via Telehealth. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.