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Shawnmari Kaiser - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Shawnmari Kaiser Shawnmari Kaiser

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


Adjunct Assistant Professor focused on severe mental illness and acute, chronic and terminal illness.


SHAWNMARI KAISER is an adjunct assistant professor and teaches graduate-level courses on human development and direct-practice theories and techniques.

A licensed clinical social worker, she has more than 20 years of clinical and administrative experience in social work. Specializing in the health and behavioral health fields, she works with patients who suffer from severe mental illness and acute, chronic and terminal illness. She also provides counseling for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Southern California Chapter, as well as clinical social work services at the Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana, California.

She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Irvine, and a master’s degree in social work from USC.

Education (2)

University of Southern California: M.S.W. 1991

University of California, Irvine: B.A. 1989

Areas of Expertise (6)


Terminal Illness

Acute Illness

Severe Mental Illness

Chronic Illness

Social Work

Industry Expertise (6)

Training and Development

Mental Health Care

Health Care - Providers

Health and Wellness

Health Care - Services