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 (120)

Jungeun Olivia Lee

Jungeun Olivia Lee

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Jungeun Olivia Lee focuses on a relationship among SES, adverse childhood experiences, substance use, and its comorbid mental health.

SES Childhood Adversity Life Course Human Development Substance use

Jenebah Lewis

Jenebah Lewis

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work Field Education

Clinical Social Worker focused on adults and healthy aging, experienced in integrated behavioral health.

Jennifer Lewis

Jennifer Lewis

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work

Integrated health and mental health expert, focusing on HIV, suicide prevention, stress, trauma and resilience.

Psychotherapy Mental Health Adults and Healthy Aging Health

Karen Lincoln

Karen Lincoln

Associate Professor of Social Work

Dr. Lincoln's research focuses on stress, aging, and mental health disparities

Alzheimer Disease Minority Health Social Networks African American Families Social Work Social Support Stress and Coping Caregiving

Omar Lopez

Omar Lopez

Director of Workforce Development Stipend and Scholarship Programs; Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education

Specializes in the administration of grant-funded initiatives with a focus on workforce development programs that train MSW students.

Advocacy Social Services for Families Workforce Development Initiatives Immigration Social Work Child Welfare Issues Macro Social Work Social Work Education Higher Education Administration

R. Paul Maiden

R. Paul Maiden

Clinical Professor of Social Work

Dr Maiden joined the school’s Virtual Academic Center as a full time teaching faculty in 2017 teaching in both the DSW and MSW programs.

Technology Enhanced and Online Learning Hiv/Aids Workplace Trauma Violence Higher Education Substance Abuse Managed Care Employee Assistance, Work/Life and Wellness

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work

Holds the John Milner Professorship in Child Welfare and serves as co-director of the Children’s Data Network

Social Services Data Analysis Community Services Foster Care Family and Child Services Family Support Services Inter-Professional Education

Sara Mcsweyn

Sara Mcsweyn

Senior Lecturer of Social Work

Social work expert, focusing on the relationship between youth and familial ties.

Children, Youth, and Families

Ferol Mennen

Ferol Mennen

Associate Professor of Social Work Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ferol Mennen focuses on child abuse, neglect, and post-traumatic stress disorders, as well as children's mental health services

Mental Health Child Abuse and Neglect Social Work Social Work Education Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Phil Meyer

Phil Meyer

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education

PHIL MEYER serves as associate director of the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center.

Non Profit Public Policy

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