Get to know Mental Health Professional Dr. Edmund W. Young, who serves the Los Angeles, California area at USC Suzanne Dowak School of Social Work
Speciality: Educational Psychology, ADHD in Chinese-American Populations, Mental Health Issues, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Clinical Supervision, and Gerontology
Bachelor’s: University of Southern California
Master’s: University of Southern California
Doctorate: University of Southern California Rossier School of Education
Education: Dr. Young completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1995. He then completed his Masters of Science in Gerontology and a Master of Social Work in Mental Health from his alma mater in 1998. He then completed his Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education in 2012.
Experience: Dr. Young is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. He has been awarded the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center-Shining Star Social Work Award and the University of Southern California-Order of the Arete Award. To stay up to date in his field by remaining a professional member of the American Psychological Association and the California Psychological Association.
Current Position: He is currently an adjunct lecturer with the USC Suzanne Dowak School of Social Work.
Social Work: This is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being. Social functioning refers to the way in which people perform their social roles, and the structural institutions that are provided to sustain them. Social work applies social sciences, such as sociology, psychology, political science, public health, community development, law, and economics, to engage with client systems, conduct assessments, and develop interventions to solve social and personal problems; and create social change. Social work practice is often divided into micro-work, which involves working directly with individuals or small groups; and macro-work, which involves working communities, and within social policy, to create change on a larger scale.
Personal: Dr. Young attributes his professional success to continuing education, maintaining current regarding research in the field and seeking ongoing consultation/mentoring from experts in the field of mental health (trans-disciplinary approach).
Learn More about Dr. Edmund W. Young:
His profile with USC Suzanne Dowak School of Social Work, https://dworakpeck.usc.edu/academics/faculty-directory/edmund-young, where he can be contacted at 213.821.0900, and is located in Los Angeles, CA.
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