Joanna Scott is a writer and multimedia specialist with the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
Stories by Joanna Scott:
USC social work researcher breaking new ground in suicide prevention
John Blosnich proposes a paradigm shift in suicide research by prioritizing social solutions and developing partnerships with industries outside of mental health and health care.
Rino Patti, 85, USC Social Work dean and professor emeritus
The nationally renowned educator and scholar served as dean of USC’s social work school from 1988 to 1997.
Kathleen Ell, 81, USC professor and social work pioneer
Ell dedicated 37 years to USC, where she held the Ernst P. Larson Professorship of Health, Ethnicity and Poverty.
What are our social and psychological responses to environmental disasters?
Experts take part in a Grand Challenges initiative and examine situations on a much larger scale.
Loss, grief and crisis: Meet the man who offers solace in the face of tragedy
David Schonfeld created the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, which became part of USC in 2015.
Social work academy taps Trojan to lead national effort against homelessness
Ben Henwood is among nine professors to accept the challenge.
A family devotes itself to helping the homeless
A brother and sister carry on the legacy of their late father, who turned dreams of homeownership into reality.
Technology helps adults in Taiwan improve management of diabetes
An intergenerational program explores whether tablets can improve a person’s well-being.
USC Telehealth expands its services for families with special needs
The virtual program receives free professional therapy to caregivers with no access to other mental health services.
Building confidence in foster youth through caring relationships
Gift from USC alumna and former foster child will endow a new program at USC Telehealth.