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Debbie Murad - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Debbie Murad Debbie Murad

Lecturer of Social Work Dept. of Children Youth and Families | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Adjunct Assistant Professor with expertise in intersectionality of intimate partner violence, trauma, substance abuse, and mental health.


LILIAN MURAD is part of the adjunct faculty and teaches courses on domestic violence and clinical practice. She maintains a private practice and serves as a clinical consultant for social service agencies in the Los Angeles area.

Murad has been involved in the domestic violence movement for more than 20 years. A licensed clinical social worker, she is an active member of the social justice-focused Southern California Women’s Council with the National Association of Social Workers. Her area of expertise includes the intersectionality of intimate partner violence, trauma, and co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues. Her professional experience includes managing domestic violence programs, providing addiction treatment, and developing and implementing unique services.

Education (2)

University of Southern California: M.S.W. 1993

Pitzer College: B.A. 1991

Areas of Expertise (6)

Social Work Education Trauma Substance Abuse Mental Health Partner Violence Social Work

Industry Expertise (6)

Training and Development Mental Health Care Health Care - Providers Health and Wellness Health Care - Services Education/Learning