Suh Chen Hsiao

Clinical Associate Professor, Field Education

Clinical Assistant Professor focused on adults and healthy aging with expertise in mental health, team leading, and administration.

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Suh Chen Hsiao
Phone:  +1 213.821.0970
Rank:  Clinical Field
Department:  Adult Mental Health and Wellness
Assignment:  Ground

Suh Chen Hsiao

Clinical Associate Professor, Field Education

Clinical Assistant Professor focused on adults and healthy aging with expertise in mental health, team leading, and administration.

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Biography

Dr. Suh Chen Hsiao , joining the field education faculty in 2010. For the last decade, Hsiao was a psychiatric social worker, team leader and administrator with the Los Angeles Unified School District's School Mental Health unit under Student Health & Human Service Division. There, she worked as a therapist, team leader and administrator overseeing the San Pedro Clinic, a LAUSD mental-health clinic that assists children and families in several South Bay cities. Six of those years, Hsiao trained and supervised over 45 MSW interns from different universities including UCLA, Cal State Universities of Long Beach, Dominguez Hills, and MFT/Art Therapist interns from Loyola Marymount University. In 2007, she earned her an Outstanding Field Instructor award for her efforts from University of Southern California. Before joining LAUSD, the Taiwanese native worked for LA County Department of Mental Health- Edelman Children's System of Care providing individual, family and group interventions as well serving as the LPS designated mental health clinician to provide emergency mental health assessment and crisis interventions to group home high risk youth. She provided clinical supervision to clinic ASW staff and as a Supervising Psychiatric Social Worker who manages school-based program and outpatient clinic services.

Education

Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan)

Bachelor of Art 1987

University of Southern California

Master of Social Work 1990

California State University, Dominguez Hills

Master of Art 2006

University of Southern California - Price School of Public Policy

Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development 2018

Area of Expertise

  • Clinical Supervision
  • K-12 School Leadership and Administration
  • Geriatric Care
  • Adults and Healthy Aging
  • Psychiatric Social Work
  • Social Services
  • Social Work
  • Social Work Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Team Leadership
  • Program Development
  • Trauma and PTSD in Youth
  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Industry Experience

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