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Wednesday, January 23 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Lawndale Elementary School District & University of Southern California Collaboration: An Innovative Trauma Informed School District

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Objective One:
To gain knowledge on how a community-university partnership can impact organizations and communities.
Objective Two:
To gain insight on innovative ways to influence established systems such as schools and districts in changing the infrastructure for service delivery and school climate.
Objective Three:
To demonstrate the use of MSW interns in developing stable and sustainable programs and its benefit to increasing the quality of Social Work training programs.


Jorge Arroyo

Director of Student Support Services, Lawndale Elementary School District

Suh Chen Hsiao, DPPD, MSW, LPCC

Associate Professor & Associate Director, University of Southern California
Suh Chen Hsiao, DPPD, MSW, PPSC, LCSW, a USC MSW alumna of 1990 and a former field instructor, is currently the Clinical Associate Professor & Associate Director, Field Education at USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. She received her second Master degree in Education from... Read More →
avatar for Vivien Villaverde, MS SW, PPSC, LCSW

Vivien Villaverde, MS SW, PPSC, LCSW

Clinical Associate Professor, Field Education Department of Children, Youth and Families, University of Southern California
avatar for Maria Ruelas, EdD, MSW, PPSC

Maria Ruelas, EdD, MSW, PPSC

District Social Worker, Lawndale Elementary School District
Maria Ruelas, Ed.D, MSW, ACSW, PPSC has served as the District Social Worker for Lawndale Elementary School District (LESD) for the past six years. In this role, she has taken leadership, with the support of the Director of Student Support Services to modify district infrastructure... Read More →

Wednesday January 23, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am PST
316 Sacramento Convention Center 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814