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 (134)

Christa Bancroft

Christa Bancroft

Assistant Professor in Dornsife

Professor Bancroft is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing

Nursing

Concepcion Barrio

Concepcion Barrio

Interim Executive Vice Dean USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Associate Professor of Social Work

Barrio has a national reputation in mental health services research, particularly the interaction of ethnicity & effective clinical practice

Aging Diversity/Cross Cultural Mental Health

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

John Brekke

John Brekke

Frances G. Larson Professor of Social Work Research Professor of Social Work

Professor of research and clinical courses in the MSW program and PhD courses on treatment outcome research and research grant writing.

Treatment Outcome Research Mental Health Healthy Aging Grant Writing

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

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