Marleen Wong

David Lawrence Stein/Violet Goldberg Sachs Professor of Mental Health Senior Vice Dean (Retiring) of Field Education Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Professor focused on children, youth, and families and specializing in behavioral health, mental health, and military social work.

Crisis Intervention Crisis and Disaster Military Social Work Behavioral Health Social Work

Bo-Kyung Elizabeth Kim

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Elizabeth Kim is committed to research that seeks to reduce racial disproportionality endemic to the juvenile justice system.

Translation Research Delinquency/Violence Schools Children & Families Juvenile Justice

Susan Hess

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Incarceration and Racial Disparity Trauma Therapy Domestic Violence Social Work

Eric Rice

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

Social work expert, focusing on community outreach, network science, and the use of social networking technology by high-risk youth

Artificial Intelligence for Social Good Homelessness HIV Prevention Application of social networking methods to social work research Social Network Theory

Terence Fitzgerald

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on policy, family and children, social inequality, and institutional racism.

Racism related to Public School & Higher Education Reproduction of Racism Male Gender Issues Social Development and Policy Social Work Education

Shanea Thomas

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Shane'a Thomas has expertise in life transitions, bereavement, depression, women’s issues, and various lifestyle identities.

LGBTQ Consent Sexuality Self Care Relationships

Rebecca Rebbe

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

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Child Protective Services child welfare practice linked administrative data Child Abuse and Neglect

Janet Schneiderman

Chair of Nursing Research Associate Professor of Social Work Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Janet U. Schneiderman is an expert in factors influencing medical neglect of children in the child welfare system.

Nursing Weight Changes Among Children in Foster Care Factors Affecting Physical Health Problems Children & Familites Behavioral Health

Robert Hernandez

Senior Lecturer of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Educates and engages in practice-driven research to address critical areas of society.

Social Work Adolescent Gang Intervention Adolescent Social Issues Youth Development and Resiliency

Lisa Kabot

Lecturer of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School 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

Lily Ross

Senior Lecturer of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ms. Ross is a licensed clinical social worker, she has been working with children and families for more than 15 years.

Clinical Social Work

Jungeun Olivia Lee

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School 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

CarolAnn Peterson

Lecturer of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Extensively Experienced Anti-Domestic Violence Advocate

Non-Profit Care Domestic Violence Policy and Advocacy Domestic Violence Domestic Violence Prevention Law Enforcement

Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D., ABPP

John Van Seters Distinguished Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, College of Arts & Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Prinstein is an expert on children’s and adolescents’ peer relationships.

Clinical Psychology Adolescent Psychology Self-Injury Peer Influence and Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors Suicide Prevention

Paul Simonetta

Partner, National Sector Lead · KPMG

Financial Advisory expert utilizing both a big picture understanding and keen awareness of the Communications, Media & Entertainment sectors

Financial Statement Auditing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles International Financial Reporting Standards Corporate Reporting and Governance Internal Control Audit and Advisory Services

Robert D. Montgomery, RP, BA, CYW

Professor of Child and Youth Care Practitioner Program · Cambrian College

Robert Montgomery specializes with children and youth who have mental health challenges, as well as their families.

Evidence-Informed Practice Mental Health Therapy Mental Health of Families Education and Training

Rev. John Bakas

Lecturer of Modern Greek Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts and the Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies

Greek Orthodox Religion and Spirituality

Richard Newmyer

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Senior Lecturer specializing in administration, facilitation, community organizing, governmental relations, social advocacy, and fundraising

Strategic Planning Facilitation Leadership Management Administration

Laura Gale

Senior Lecturer of Social Work Virtual Academic Center · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Teaches policy and clinical courses in the Community, Organization, and Business Innovation and Adults and Healthy Aging departments.

Nonprofit Organizations Family Services Child Welfare Adults and Healthy Aging Child and Adolescent Mental Health