Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Tyan Parker Dominguez

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

Health care systems expert, focusing on persistent racial/ethnic disparities in infant mortality, pre-term delivery, and low birthweight

Inpatient and outpatient medical settings Community mental health clinics

Jacquelyn Mc Croskey

John Milner Professor of Child Welfare Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School 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

Julie Cederbaum

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

Vivien Villaverde

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

Vivian Villaverde is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Clinical Associate Professor.

EBI Training for Schools Teaching Institution and MSW Training Program Safety & Crisis Response Trauma-Informed Schools School Social Work

Sara Mcsweyn

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

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

Children, Youth, and Families

Umeka Franklin

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

Clinical Social Worker focused on children and families, experienced with military veterans for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Military Social Work Nephrology Social Work Social Work Education Psychiatric Social Work Children, Youth and Families

Aimee Odette

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

Senior Lecturer focused on children, youth, and families.

Social Work Education Children, Youth and Families Social Work

Maria Hu

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

Maria Hu's expertise focuses on the delivery of mental health services of culturally diverse populations.

Counseling in Higher Education Wellness and Health Individual and Group Counseling Sessions Trauma and Recovery Social Work

Christina Paddock

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

Clinical social work expert, focusing on public child welfare and early intervention.

Welfare Stipend Programs Public Child Welfare Children, Youth, and Families Developmental Delays and Disabilities

Sarah Caliboso Soto

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

Adjunct Assistant Professor focused on children, youth, and families.

Intervention Children, Youth, and Families Social Work Education Social Work Assessment

Leslie Wind

Clinical Associate Professor/MSW Chair, Retired · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on children, youth and families with a specialization in trauma and violence.

Social Work Education Community Outreach Program Development Trauma Children, Youth and Families

Lisa Wobbe-Veit

Assistant Regional Field Director in the Virtual Academic Center South Region · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on children, youth, and families.

Community Outreach Program Evaluation Social Work Education Child Life Therapy Mental Health

Conrad Fuentes

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

Clinical Associate Professor with expertise in gang intervention and education.

Social Work Gang Prevention/Intervention Children, Youth and Families Latino Culture Social Work Education

Eugenia Weiss

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

Dr. Weiss specializes in military social work.

Military Social Work Children, Youth and Families Mental Health

Suh Chen Hsiao

Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Director, Field Education · USC

Expertise in behavioral health, interprofessional education, trauma work, global social work education, and administration.

Clinical Supervision K-12 School Leadership and Administration Geriatric Care Adults and Healthy Aging Psychiatric Social Work

Leslie Ellis-Lang

Managing Director of Child and Youth Services · CARF International

Leslie Ellis-Lang, MSEd, LMFT, is a leader in services for children and youth with emphasis in both child welfare and behavioral health.

Child Behavioral Health Healthcare quality management Cultural Competency Family First Prevention Services Act Child Welfare

Tory Cox

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

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

Jennifer Parga

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

Emerging expert on identifying, integrating and harnessing technology opportunities to prepare students to improve their local communities.

Distance Education and Technology Data and Technology for Social Good Technology Integration in Education Non-Profit Administration & Management Board Development

Rosamaria Alamo

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

Dr. Alamo specializes in social work with children, youth, and families and integrated behavioral health.

Forensic Social Work School Social Work Individual and Family Counseling Building Organizational and Human Capacity Social Work