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Lisa Wobbe-Veit - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Lisa Wobbe-Veit Lisa Wobbe-Veit

Assistant Regional Field Director in the Virtual Academic Center South Region | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Clinical Associate Professor focused on children, youth, and families.


Lisa Wobbe-Veit is a Clinical Associate Professor at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, currently managing Master’s candidates as the South Regional Field Director for the school’s Virtual Academic Center (VAC). A USC faculty member since 2011, Wobbe-Veit played a vital role in the establishment of VAC field procedures and materials. She oversees the community-based internship experience for all students in her region, from agency placement to practicum completion. In addition to her administrative duties as USC, Wobbe-Veit has taught courses across the field curriculum including the Virtual Field Practicum, Integrative Learning for Social Work Practice I/ II and served as a field liaison. She previously served as a faculty member for the University of Central Florida School of Social Work for four years.

Wobbe-Veit’s more than two decades of social work experience includes positions as a Medical Social Worker, Outpatient Therapist, School Social Worker, Behavioral Specialist and School Based Consultant. In those roles she addressed a wide range of needs, including individual, family and group therapy in school, hospital and outpatient settings, but always encompassing work with trauma-exposed youth. As a Parkland resident, she most recently has served as a consultant following the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February 2018.

Wobbe-Veit earned her MSW at Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work with a dual concentration in Mental Health and Children & Families and received a Specialization in Family Therapy. She earned her BS from the University of Missouri – Columbia in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis in Child Life.

Education (2)

Washington University in St. Louis: M.S.W. 1998

University of Missouri-Columbia: Human Development and Family Studies 1996

Areas of Expertise (10)

Community Outreach

Program Evaluation

Social Work Education

Child Life Therapy

Mental Health

Children, Youth and Families

Family Therapy

Social Work


Program Development and Evaluation

Industry Expertise (6)

Mental Health Care

Training and Development

Health Care - Providers

Health and Wellness

Health Care - Services