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)

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

Alice Cepeda

Alice Cepeda

Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Cepeda focuses on the social epidemiology of drug use and the related health risk behaviors affecting urban Mexican-origin populations.

Urban Affairs HIV and AIDS Drug Use and Abuse Social Work Social Work Education Latino Communities Mental Health

Iris Chi

Iris Chi

Chinese-American Golden Age Association/Dr. Frances Wu Chair for Chinese Elderly Professor of Social Work

Expert in elderly health and gerontology, and currently directs the China Program

Aging Gerontology China Caregiving Behavioral Health Mental Illness Elder Care Suicide Health and Social

Ruth Cislowski

Ruth Cislowski

Southern California Regional Director Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education Virtual Academic Center

Clinical Associate Professor focused on field practicum and methods as well as principles of leadership and management.

Social Work Social Work Education Grant Writing Community Outreach Program Development

John Clapp

John Clapp

Professor of Social Work

Internationally recognized researcher and expert on alcohol problem prevention.

Alcohol Addiction Social Science Methodology Public Health Social Work Substance Abuse Research Management Alcohol and Drug Epidemiology and Prevention Systems Science

Robynn Cox

Robynn Cox

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Dr. Cox focuses on understanding the social and economic consequences of mass incarceration.

Consequences of Mass Incarceration Mass Incarceration Social Inequality Social Work Education Social Work Economics Race and Class Inequalities

Tory Cox

Tory Cox

Associate Director VAC Field Education Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education

Dr. Cox is an expert in maximizing leadership opportunities for emerging social work innovators.

Organizational Change and Leadership Child Abuse Crisis Intervention Bullying Suicide Prevention Social Innovation Virtual Learning Higher Education Administration Change Management

Jordan Davis

Jordan Davis

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Professor Davis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

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