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Lisa Wobbe-Veit

Associate Teaching Professor, Practicum Education and Assistant Director, Practicum Education

Focus on children, youth, and families.

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Lisa Wobbe-Veit
Phone:  +1 321.217.4865
Rank:  Teaching Faculty

Lisa Wobbe-Veit

Associate Teaching Professor, Practicum Education and Assistant Director, Practicum Education

Focus on children, youth, and families.

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Biography

Lisa Wobbe-Veit is an associate professor of social work, practicum education at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, currently managing master's candidates as the assistant director of practicum education for the school’s Virtual Academic Center. A USC faculty member since 2011, Professor Wobbe-Veit played a vital role in the establishment of course materials and practicum procedures, including co-developing a 12-week trauma-responsive school social work training program. She oversees the community-based internship experience for all students in her region, from agency placement to practicum completion. In addition to her administrative duties as USC, Professor Wobbe-Veit has taught courses across the practicum curriculum, including the Virtual Practicum, Integrative Learning for Social Work Practice I/ II and served as a practicum liaison. She previously served as a social work faculty member for the University of Central Florida for four years.
Professor Wobbe-Veit’s more than two decades of experience covers a wide range of practice environments focusing on wellness and resiliency with youth and their families. Her passion for working with trauma-exposed youth led to clinical services roles as a medical social worker, outpatient therapist, school social worker, behavioral specialist and school- based consultant. As a resident of Parkland, FL, Professor Wobbe-Veit serves as a recovery consultant for Broward County Public Schools following the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
She earned her MSW at Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work with a dual concentration in mental health and children and families, and received a specialization in family therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri – Columbia in human development and family studies, with an emphasis in child life therapy.

Education

Washington University in St. Louis

MSW 1998

University of Missouri-Columbia

BS 1996

Area of Expertise

  • Trauma and PTSD in Youth
  • School Social Work
  • Supporting victims of mass violence
  • Mental Health
  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Family Therapy
  • Child Life Therapy
  • Community Outreach
  • Social Work Education
  • Practicum Education
  • Virtual Learning
  • Program Development and Evaluation 

Industry Experience

  • Mental Health Care
  • Training and Development
  • Health Care - Providers
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Care - Services
  • Education/Learning

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