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Marcia Cunha - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Marcia Cunha Marcia Cunha

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

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Marcia Cunha is an expert in mental health in children, youth, and families.

Biography

MARCIA CUNHA joined in 2012 and currently serves as an adjunct assistant professor. She teaches integrative seminar courses and serves as a field liaison and external field instructor for Master of Social Work students in the school setting.

A licensed clinical social worker with a Pupil Personnel Services credential, Cunha has more than 20 years of experience working with children, youth and families for the Los Angeles Unified School District. An advocate for the professionalism of school social workers, she created and operated a comprehensive training program that provided clinical supervision, professional development and resources for MSWs in the pupil services and attendance branch.

In 2012, she was recognized as School Social Worker of the Year from the California Association of School Social Workers. She also received the Rosalia Munoz Pupil Service and Attendance Award from Friends of School Mental Health in 2005.

Education (2)

University of Southern California: M.S.W. 1989

California State University, Northridge: B.A. 1987

Areas of Expertise (3)

Mental Health Children, Youth and Families Clinical Supervision

Industry Expertise (5)

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

Accomplishments (2)

School Social Worker of the Year (professional)

California Association of School Social Workers

Rosalia Munoz Pupil Service and Attendance Award (professional)

Friends of School Mental Health

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