USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work staff
Stories by USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work staff:
Social work professor and alum appointed to L.A. County Crime Victims Advisory Board
Susan Hess, clinical associate professor at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, and alumna Patricia Ramirez were named two of the board’s six founding members.
How USC is working to promote affirmative consent and prevent sexual violence
Sexual violence prevention expert Brenda Ingram works to make affirmative consent the standard in every sexual encounter at USC.
Social work student goes from convicted gang member to community activist
USC MSW student Adrian Reveles has used a past littered with trauma, substance abuse and gang involvement to fuel his new life as a violence prevention activist and homeless youth advocate.
Why military members may be vulnerable to violent extremism
Mental health and wellness expert at USC reflects on what can be done to counteract extremism on the ground.
Air Force security forces specialist recalls her path to military social work
Aimee Bravo discusses her time in the military and her vision for curbing substance use among service members by increasing access to mental health resources on military bases.
Nurses, social workers step in after natural disasters strike
USC’s Tracie Kirkland and Laura Cardinal share their experiences helping residents work toward recovery after the unthinkable.
How men can be allies in the fight against sexual harassment and assault
A USC expert offers ways men can become allies in the fight against violence, harassment and assault by supporting women and promoting awareness among their peers.
Marine opens up about veterans with PTSD
Alumnus Dexter Egleston reveals how policy-focused social work can combat negative effects of the disorder.
Self-care tips on how to manage stress that you can easily put into practice
It’s National Stress Awareness Month — handle your hassles through yoga, exercise, music and art.
U.S.’s fast-growing Filipino-American community confronts human trafficking concerns
USC’s Annalisa Enrile reveals the challenges facing the community and how she translates her knowledge into possible solutions.
5 things you didn’t know about eating disorders, and how to seek help
Eating disorders are surrounded by myths and stigma, making them even more difficult to diagnose and treat.
How USC researchers helped create a $31 million program for foster families
Jacquelyn McCroskey co-directs the Children’s Data Network, which teams with public agencies and others to help youngsters.