About Yuma Iannotti Tomes
Dr. Tomes has accumulated a diverse range of work experiences in the field of psychology and education over the last 15 years. He brings a unique perspective of clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experiences to his position at PCOM.
Dr. Tomes previously held the position of director of the MS Program in School Psychology. During his tenure as director, a multicultural emphasis was added to the curriculum, students successfully completed comprehensive finals at a 100% pass rate, and students were well-grounded in psychological theory and entry counseling skills. Dr. Tomes was appointed the Director of the PsyD program in July 2012.
Across campus, Dr. Tomes created and chaired PCOM's first Diversity Committee to address and educate faculty, students and staff on cultural diversity issues.
|Director of PsyD Program in School Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Psychology|
|Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Department of Psychology|
Bullying, Cross-cultural Psychology, Cultural Competence, Multicultural Assessment, School Psychology, Bullying, Learning Styles, and LGBTQ Health
Honors and Awards
- Junior Faculty of the Year, Psychological Corporation and Trainers of School Psychologists, 2007
Scholarly Articles (2)
Ethnicity, Cognitive Styles, and Math Achievement: Variability within African-American Post-Secondary ...
Multicultural Perspectives (2008)
In this study, the relationship between ethnicity and cognitive styles was examined. Past literature (Witkin, 1978) suggested that African Americans ...
Books and Book Chapters (7)
Cross-Cultural Interaction and Understanding: Theory, Practice, & Reality
Cross-Cultural Interaction and Understanding: Theory, Practice, & Reality (2013)
Despite the unprecedented numbers of immigrants (legal/illegal) and the multicultural explosion experienced in the most diverse country of the world, ...
Culture and psychoeducational assessment: Cognition and achievement
Handbook of education, training, and supervision of school psychologists in school and community, Vol 1: Foundations of professional practice. (2010)
The major goal of this chapter is to give school psychologists, trainers, and other professionals who work with students of ...