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)

Harry Hunter

Harry Hunter

Clinical Assistant Professor

Harry Hunter Jr. is an expert in the fields of human behavior in the social environment and diversity, oppression and social justice

Workplace Culture Traumatic Incident Stress Management Social Environment Employee Assistance Programs Certified Anger Management Specialist

Michael Hurlburt

Michael Hurlburt

Director Doctoral Programs of the School of Social Work Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Hurlburt focuses on behavioral health interventions for improving the relationships and emotional health of children and families

Emotional Health Children & Families Social Work Social Work Education Behavioral Interventions

Steve Hydon

Steve Hydon

Director of Social Work in Schools Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education

Clinical Professor in Field Education focused on child welfare, secondary traumatic stress, and social work practice in schools.

Secondary Traumatic Stress Social Work Education Social Work Child Welfare Social Work Practice Trauma

Nadia Islam

Nadia Islam

Associate Professor of Clinical Practice Social Work Dept. of Social Change and Innovation

Nadia Islam co-chairs the professional Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) program.

Treatment Planning Clinical Operations Social Work Virtual Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic Diagnostic Formulation

Jane James

Jane James

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work

Jane James currently teaches a course on policy and practice in social service organizations and social welfare

Practice in Social Service Organizations Policy in Social Service Organizations Research Methods Human Behavior Social Welfare

Wanda Jewell

Wanda Jewell

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work

Clinical social worker, specializing in substance abuse and systems of recovery

Psychotherapy Substance Abuse Familial Therapy Clinical Social Work

Dawn Joosten-Hagye

Dawn Joosten-Hagye

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Joosten-Hagye specializes in working with older and disabled adults with behavioral health, chronic health & life threatening illnesses

Interprofessional education and collaboration Older Adults Chronic Illness Social Work Social Work Education Behavioral Healthcare Evidence-Based Practice

Lisa Kabot

Lisa Kabot

Lecturer of Social Work

Lisa Kabot is an adolescent and family social worker and has served as a program director residential and inpatient psychiatric settings.

Behavioral Problems Adolescent Social Work Family Social Work

Charles Kaplan

Charles Kaplan

Interim Associate Dean of Research Hamovitch Center For Science In Human Services

Charles Kaplan explores the patterns of drug use, drug treatment strategies and social policy.

Substance Abuse Hiv/Aids Diversity/Cross Cultural Behavioral Health Health Social Development/Policy

Anne Katz

Anne Katz

Clinical Professor of Social Work

Clinical Professor focused on adults and healthy aging with expertise in aging in prison, HIV/AIDS, and women’s issues.

Prison health HIV / AIDS Social Work Education Social Work Adults and Healthy Aging Women's Issues

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