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Conrad Fuentes - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Conrad Fuentes Conrad Fuentes

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Clinical Associate Professor with expertise in gang intervention and education.


CONRAD FUENTES joined the field education faculty at the Orange County Academic Center in 2010. He has also been a lecturer within the human services department at California State University.

Prior to his academic career, Fuentes was a gang specialist for La Habra middle schools and Orange County Juvenile Drug Court. In 2006, he started Cross Cultural Consulting to address issues surrounding gang intervention and education, as well as Latino culture, which has given him the opportunity to work with clinicians, educators, community service agency staff, attorneys, judges and parents.

Education (2)

University of Southern California: M.S.W. 2000

California State University: B.S. 1998

Areas of Expertise (5)

Social Work

Gang Prevention/Intervention

Children, Youth and Families

Latino Culture

Social Work Education

Industry Expertise (4)

Mental Health Care


Health and Wellness

Health Care - Providers

Accomplishments (6)

Outstanding Service and Community Inspiration Award (professional)

2012 Community Gang Intervention Conference

Certificate of Appreciation (professional)

2007 Certification of Appreciation for 8 Years of Dedication and Service

Favorite Part-time Professor Award (professional)


Certificate of Appreciation (professional)

1997 Awarded for Dedication and Service to Human Services

Donald R. Baker Award


Awarded for Outstanding Service to School and Community

Certificate of Appreciation (professional)




Media Appearances (1)

Professor honored for dedication in social work

Daily Trojan  online


"Conrad Fuentes, a clinical assistant professor in field education at the USC School of Social Work, received the 2012 Outstanding Service and Community Inspiration Award for his commitment to working with gang-involved youth in Orange County (...)"

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