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Brittani Morris - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Brittani Morris Brittani Morris

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work Field Education Virtual Academic Center | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Clinical Assistant Professor focused on adults, children, adolescents, and families.


BRITTANI MORRIS is a licensed clinical social worker who has provided direct-practice services to adults, children, adolescents and families while utilizing an eclectic combination of treatment models to empower clients and help them toward recovery within community mental health settings. Morris also has been a clinical supervisor, program manager, trainer and field instructor for both employees and graduate students.

Education (2)

University of Southern California: M.S.W. 2003

Scripps College: B.A.

Areas of Expertise (11)

Burnout Prevention

Field Instruction

Online Pedagogy

Mental Health Recovery

Social Work

Adults and Healthy Aging

Social Work Education

Direct Practice Services

Program Management

Clinical Supervision

Program Development

Industry Expertise (5)

Training and Development

Mental Health Care

Health Care - Providers

Health and Wellness


Accomplishments (1)

Teaching Institute for Faculty Teaching Online course


University of Southern California Center for Excellence in Teaching. Certified May 2020


Research Articles & Publications (4)

The virtual field practicum: Building core competencies prior to agency placement Journal of Social Work Education

Phillips, E.S., Wood, G., Yoo, J., Ward, K., Hsiao, S., Singh, M. I., & Morris, B.


This article features an innovative course design that demonstrates how you can prepare students for their community based field placement experience.

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I’m Not Working with ‘Them’: Upholding Social Justice in Field Practicum USC website

Hilary Krutt


Within this article you will see how Dr. George, Dr. Ford and myself explore the concept of social justice in relation to student bias and anxiety in community based placements. We explore the hesitations of students to engage with certain populations and what can be done from a teaching and field instruction perspective to support students.

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Virtual Field Practicum Simulates Real-world Clients for Online MSW Students USC Website

Lynn Lipinski


Within this article you will learn about the innovative field course that has changed field education. Specifically, you will have access to both faculty and student perspectives.

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Learning How to Make Progress Toward Goals When It Feels Like Life Is Holding You Back USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Joseph Rendeiro


Interviewee and contributing author regarding Virtual Field Practicum and how the actor script was adapted for the COVID-19 pandemic, along with tips for caring for ourselves, clients, and loved ones during this time

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