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Holly Priebe Sotelo

Associate Teaching Professor, Practicum Education

Holly Priebe Sotelo is an associate teaching professor of practicum education.

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Holly Priebe Sotelo
Email:  hsotelo@usc.edu
Phone:  +1 213.8213605
Rank:  Clinical Field
Department:  Social Change and Innovation

Holly Priebe Sotelo

Associate Teaching Professor, Practicum Education

Holly Priebe Sotelo is an associate teaching professor of practicum education.

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Biography

Holly Priebe Sotelo is an associate teaching professor of practicum education at the University of Southern California, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Priebe Sotelo has a Master of Social Work, a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services, and is a doctoral candidate at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, with an expected completion date in Summer 2022. Priebe Sotelo has also earned credentials in educational administrative services, pupil personnel services, dispute resolution and conflict resolution, human trafficking, and child abuse and family violence.
Priebe Sotelo has three decades of practical social work experience, including direct practice and administrative roles including the coordination of policy and curriculum development on topics including school crisis response; threat assessment; school bullying and harassment; child abuse; human trafficking; diversity and anti-bias; intergroup relations and mediation; teen dating violence; educator sexual misconduct; and restorative justice. Priebe Sotelo has served as one of the media spokespersons for the Los Angeles Unified School District on many of these topics. In 2021, she was awarded the Jane Addams Faculty Award by graduating students of the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work in recognition for her academic, administrative and moral support to students.

Area of Expertise

  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Human Trafficking / Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • School Violence and Crisis Response
  • Human Relations, Diversity and Equity

Industry Experience

  • Education/Learning

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