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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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 (113)

Kathleen Becker

Kathleen Becker

Clinical Associate Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work

Nursing expert, focusing on community-public health

Social Determinants of Health Nurse Practitioner Education Collaborative Nursing Practice Health Equity Health and Wellness Immunization Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations Nursing Science Education Health Care for Homeless Populations Interprofessional Education Nursing Education Doctor of Nursing Practice Education

Karra Bikson

Karra Bikson

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Medical social worker with research focus on organizational change and diffusion of innovation.

Advocacy and Social Justice Organizational Change Hospice and Palliative Care Death and Dying Health Policy Social Work Education Social Work Gerontology Grief and Bereavement Human Behavior Social Welfare Policy Medical Social Work

John Blosnich

John Blosnich

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Focuses on sexual orientation- and gender identity-related disparities in violence, suicide prevention and social determinants of health.

Survey Design and Data Analysis Health Services Research Suicide LGBTQ Social Determinants of Health

David Bringhurst

David Bringhurst

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Bringhurst is a social worker with experience in teaching and military social work with the United States Air Force.

Military Social Work Social Work

Devon Brooks

Devon Brooks

Associate Professor of Social Work

Research and practice interests include reduction and treatment of child maltreatment, with a focus on racial and ethnic disparities.

Child Welfare Risk Assessment Research Methodology Children & Families Human Behavior Mental Health

Danielle Brown

Danielle Brown

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education

Clinical Associate Professor specializing in trauma, mental health care, interpersonal neurobiology, EMDR, and dance/movement therapy.

Grief and Bereavement Psychodynamic Theory EMDR Therapy Social Work Education Psychotherapy Trauma Mental Illness Substance Abuse Recovery Social Work Dance/Movement Therapy Interpersonal Neurobiology

Sarah Caliboso Soto

Sarah Caliboso Soto

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work Field Education

Adjunct Assistant Professor focused on children, youth, and families.

Intervention Children, Youth, and Families Social Work Education Social Work Assessment

Laura Cardinal

Laura Cardinal

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education

Ms. Cardinal is an expert in emergency department, perinatal care, oncology, hospice, and mindfulness-based interventions.

Educational Psychology Leadership Mindfulness During Pregancy and Childbirth Hospice Care Perinatal Care Social Work Oncology Mindfulness-based Interventions Juvenile Justice

Carl Castro

Carl Castro

Professor

Current research efforts include assessing the effects of combat and operations tempo (OPTEMPO) on soldier, family and unit readiness.

Veterans Affairs Veterans and Military Families Military Transition Back to Civilian Life Military Affairs Psychological Health Effects of Combat Behavioral Health Mental Health Veterans in High Education

Julie Cederbaum

Julie Cederbaum

Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Cederbaum focuses on family process, childhood adversity, and reproductive and behavioral health risk prevention.

Parenting and Fatherhood Childhood Adversity Parent-child communication Parenting

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