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Rosamaria Alamo - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Rosamaria Alamo Rosamaria Alamo

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Dr. Alamo specializes in social work with children, youth, and families and integrated behavioral health.


Dr. Alamo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Pupil Personnel Services Credential. She has over 25 years of experience in social work serving children, youth and families in diverse settings to include schools, community based organizations, public child welfare and health care. Her career has focused on promoting the well-being, health, and mental health of vulnerable populations along with building the appropriate infrastructures that will support them. Dr. Alamo currently co-leads an innovative initiative that brings together law enforcement and social work professionals to create meaningful change in regards to how these two fields collaborate to support communities in need. She is the Region I Director for NASW CA-Chapter.

Education (3)

University of Southern California: MA, Social Work 2000

University of Southern California: BA, Psychology 1995

Arizona State University: Doctor in Behavioral Health (DBH), 2020

Areas of Expertise (9)

Forensic Social Work

School Social Work

Individual and Family Counseling

Building Organizational and Human Capacity

Social Work

Crisis Intervention

Child Abuse and Neglect

Establishing Collaborations/Partnership between Social Work and Law Enforcement

Integrated Behavioral Health

Industry Expertise (2)



Affiliations (2)

  • NASW
  • The Network for Social Work Management

Languages (1)

  • Spanish