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Suh Chen Hsiao - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Suh Chen Hsiao Suh Chen Hsiao

Assistant Dean of University Park and Orange County Academic Center Field Education Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Dept. of Adult Mental Health and Wellness | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Clinical Assistant Professor focused on adults and healthy aging with expertise in mental health, team leading, and administration.


Former field instructor SUH CHEN HSIAO came in-house, joining the field education faculty in 2010.

For the last decade, Hsiao was a supervising psychiatric social worker and special administrator with the Los Angeles County Unified School District's mental health unit. There, she worked as a therapist, team leader and administrator overseeing the San Pedro Clinic, a LAUSD mental-health clinic that assists children and families in several South Bay cities. Six of those years, Hsiao trained and supervised USC MSW students, which in 2007 earned her an Outstanding Field Instructor award for her efforts.

Before joining LAUSD, the Taiwanese native worked for the Edleman Children's System of Care within the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, providing direct services, community outreach, needs assessment, program planning, development and administration.

Education (2)

California State University, Dominguez Hills: M.A., Education/Administrative Credential 2006

University of Southern California: M.S.W. 1990

Areas of Expertise (8)

Adults and Healthy Aging Psychiatric Social Work Social Services Social Work Social Work Education Community Outreach Team Leadership Program Development

Industry Expertise (6)

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