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Maureen Macias - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Maureen Macias Maureen Macias

Adjunct Lecturer Dept. of Adult Mental Health and Wellness | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Focused on adults and healthy aging with expertise in addiction, trauma, relationship concerns, depression and anxiety.

Biography

MAUREEN MACIAS is an adjunct lecturer at the school’s Virtual Academic Center. Since 2011, she has taught courses in mental health and military social work.

She has been working in private practice for the past five years in the Richmond, Virginia, area. In her practice she provides outpatient therapy for a variety of issues, including addiction, trauma, relationship concerns, depression and anxiety. She utilizes several modalities such as traditional talk therapy with an emphasis in cognitive-behavioral therapy, 12-step facilitation, specialized trauma work, motivational interviewing, mindfulness and social skills.

Her expertise is in direct delivery of mental health services to veterans and civilian consumers with severe mental illness as well as mentoring workers in the workplace. Prior to private practice, Macias worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs for eight years as a clinical social work case manager, while also serving as co-chair social work student coordinator for the Long Beach VA Medical Center.

Education (2)

Norfolk State University: M.S.W. 2004

Virginia Commonwealth University: B.S. 2000

Areas of Expertise (8)

Case Management Military Social Work Depression Trauma Addiction Relation Concerns Anxiety Social Work

Industry Expertise (6)

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

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