Connie Corley, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Connie Corley, PhD is a member of the doctoral faculty in the School of Leadership Studies

Human Development and Consciousness Spirituality Positive Psychology Interdisciplinary Teamwork Family Caregiving

Kristen Zaleski

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

Clinical Associate Professor focused on sexual assault victims and psychotherapy.

Neurobiology Empathy Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sexual Assault Psychotherapy

Juan Araque

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

Dr. Araque is an expert in leadership, education, community development, diversity, violence prevention and positive youth development.

Leadership, management and social policy in the public and not-for-profit sectors Amber Alert Adolescent Development Violence Prevention Youth Development

Melissa Singh

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

Melissa Singh is a Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Online Pedagogy Social Work Field Instruction Non Profit Management Social Justice and Equal Rights

Danielle Brown

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

Clinical Associate Professor focused on adolescents and adults specializing in trauma, interpersonal neurobiology, dance/movement therapy.

Grief and Bereavement Psychodynamic Theory EMDR Therapy Social Work Education Psychotherapy

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

S. Megan Berthold, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor and Director of Field Education · University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Prof. Berthold's clinical and research expertise is with refugee and asylum seeking survivors of torture and the Cambodian genocide.

refugees and asylum seekers vicarious trauma and resilience human rights approach to social work co-ocurring health and mental health conditions post torture and genocide Trauma and Recovery

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

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

Jennifer Lewis

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

R. Paul Maiden

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

Elissa Madden

Associate Professor · Baylor University

Research: child welfare, foster care, adoption (public & private), child & family mental health, service learning in social work education

Service Learning Adoption Research Child and Family Services Foster Care and Adoptions Child Welfare

Bree Akesson

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work · Wilfrid Laurier University

Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University who conducts research with children and families affected by war and global social work

Refugee and Human Rights Issues War and Violence Children and Families Social Work Social Work Education

Brittani Morris

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

Clinical Assistant Professor focused on adults, children, adolescents, and families.

Burnout Prevention Field Instruction Online Pedagogy Mental Health Recovery Social Work

Dawn Joosten-Hagye

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

Omar Lopez

Director of Stipend Programs Clinical Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

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

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.

Traumatic Events Medical Social Work Children, Youth and Families Psychiatric Social Work Nephrology

Jeremy Goldbach

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

Dr. Goldbach focuses on the relationship between social stigma, stress, and health among minority populations.

Psychometrics Health Stress Minority Health Social Work

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