USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Los Angeles, CA, US

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About

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is a leader in social work and nursing education and research. The school integrates the science of social work with real-world practice to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities and advance social and economic justice on a local, national and global scale.

Experts (447)

Eileen Abel

Eileen Abel

Clinical Professor of Social Work

Dr. Abel is an expert in the areas of domestic violence/intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Hiv/Aids Practice Evaluation Social Work Education Intimate Partner Violence Domestic Violence

Shelly Abernathy

Shelly Abernathy

Adjunct Lecturer

Shelly Abernathy's research is focused on adults and healthy aging.

Social Work Healthy Aging Adults

Rosamaria Alamo

Rosamaria Alamo

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Ms. Alamo specializes in social work serving children and families, especially in school settings

Crisis Intervention Family Counseling Social Work Group Counseling

Cara Alexander

Cara Alexander

Adjunct Lecturer

Cara Alexander is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Southern California in the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

Psychoanalysis Social Work Education Psychiatry

Jane Allgood

Jane Allgood

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Allgood is an expert in substance abuse and the impact of family violence on primary and secondary victims.

Social Work Substance Abuse Family Violence

Estela Andujo

Estela Andujo

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Andujo's research focuses on diversity and clinical practice, and creative interventions combined with evidence-based practice models.

Group Psychotherapy Outpatient Mental Health Mental Health Child Psychotherapy Child Play Therapy

Rafael Angulo

Rafael Angulo

Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education

Dr. Angulo's specializes in paternal impact on child development, clinical practice with Latinos, and spiritual dimensions of clinical work.

Street Outreach Services Emergency Response Child Protective Services Emergency Investigations

Lucia Aparicio

Lucia Aparicio

Adjunct Professor

Lucia Aparicio teaches courses on social work theory and practice, including individual assessment and treatment.

Depression Eating Disorders Drug Addiction Anxiety

Maria Aranda

Maria Aranda

Executive Director of the USC Edward R. Roybal Institute Associate Professor of Social Work

Research interests address interplay between chronic illness, social resources & psychological well-being in low-income minority populations

Aging Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Caregiving Family Caregiving Mental Health Behavioral Health Diversity/Cross Cultural

Juan Araque

Juan Araque

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Araque is an expert in education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development Inter-organizational Relationships Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Organizational Development Youth Development and Resiliency Parent Engagement Child Development Child-Adult-Community Relationship Building

Industry Experience (10)

  • Education/Learning
  • Elder Care
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Care - Services
  • Mental Health Care
  • Professional Training and Coaching
  • Program Development
  • Public Policy
  • Research
  • Social Services