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Louis Heit - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Louis Heit Louis Heit

Adjunct Assistant Professor | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work



LOUIS HEIT joined the adjunct faculty in 2013, teaching foundation, practice, and field social work courses, and working as a field liaison for a wide variety of student placement needs.

With over 30 years of experience in direct social work, mental health, and social service practice, Louis provides psychotherapy, supervision, program management and development, and consulting services. In addition to a private practice, he currently serves as Clinical Preceptor for the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, and is a clinical supervisor at New Method Wellness, a substance abuse treatment center in San Juan Capistrano, California.

Education (3)

University of California, San Diego: Professional Certificate, Business Management 2002

San Diego State University-California State University: MSW, Clinical Mental Health 1989

University for Humanistic Studies: MA, Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy 1985

Areas of Expertise (6)

Substance Use and Behavioral Addictions

Mood Disorders

Trauma Recovery

Pain Management

Clinical Supervision

Professional Ethics

Industry Expertise (8)

Program Development

Mental Health Care

Health Care - Providers


Social Services

Health Care - Services

Management Consulting


Accomplishments (2)

US Navy 2015 Preceptor of the Year (professional)


Selected for excellence in supervision and training for US Navy Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Programs, Clinical Preceptor Program.

The Heart of Social Work Award, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work (professional)


For providing outstanding, innovative service to the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, through field education, collaboration, and teaching.

Affiliations (1)

  • Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)