LOUISA TRIANDIS is part of the adjunct faculty at the school, where she teaches field classes as well as courses in social work practice, human development and mental health school social work. Previously, she served as a field coordinator for the Building Capacity Project, which works to implement social work services in school settings with high military populations.
A licensed clinical social worker, she has more than 20 years of counseling experience with families, adults and children of all ages in agency, school and private practice settings. She is a certified school social worker and has worked in both regular education and special education settings supporting teachers with classroom management. She is also a certified art therapist and nurtured heart approach trainer and has provided trainings for agencies, parents and schools throughout California. She currently provides counseling, coaching and training in both English and Spanish.
Triandis is co-author of There’s Always Something Going Right: Workbook for Implementing the Nurtured Heart Approach in School Settings and the article “Design and Implementation of Social Skills Groups” in The School Services Sourcebook, 2nd ed.
University of Illinois at Chicago: M.S.W., Social Work 1993
Northwestern University: B.S., Human Development and Social Policy 1990
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Torrey Pines' Challenge Day helps build a more connected campus
Del Mar Times online
Challenge Day returned to Torrey Pines High School Oct. 2-6, a week in which 450 students went through a social and emotional workshop to help them connect with others and reflect about themselves and their choices.