Field Education Faculty and Staff

Staff

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Hermila Melero, LCSW
Director of Field Education
Phone/Ext:
5706

Hermila Melero has been the Field Education Director for the School of Social Work since 2013.  She has over 20 years of direct practice and management experience and has been licensed since 2003.  Ms. Melero’s clinical expertise is in trauma, specifically working in high need, marginalized communities providing clinical services to monolingual Spanish speaking  trauma survivors.  Her management experience has been primarily in community organizing, grant writing, program design, implementation and evaluation.  Additionally, she has been a field instructor and clinical trainer throughout her career. Ms. Melero teaches the field practicum courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs.  ​

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Nelly Carrillo, BA
Field Education Admin. Support Assist. II
Phone/Ext:
4679
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Kimberly Giron, BS
UCCF Field Education Clerk
Phone/Ext:
5741
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Stephanie Glenn
CalSWEC Admin. Assist
Phone/Ext:
4645
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Elizabeth Medina, BS
CalSWEC Admin. Analyst
Phone/Ext:
4671

Field Education Faculty

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Heidi Allison

Ms. Allison has over 24 years of direct practice experience in the field of mental health as a clinical social worker (LCSW) in outpatient, residential treatment settings, in addition to her private practice.  She has training and expertise in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).  Ms. Allison teaches the field practicum course in the graduate program.  

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Carla Bykowski, MSW
CalSWEC Field Faculty
Phone/Ext:
5742
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Tiffini Coleman, MSW ,LCSW
Undergraduate (BASW) Field Coordinator
Phone/Ext:
5879

Expertise in Child Welfare and Clinical Social Work Practice; Treatment and Social Service Planning. LA County Probation Department and Department of Children and Family Services, Undergraduate Field Internship program coordinator

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Rosa Leslie, MSW
CalSWEC Field Faculty
Phone/Ext:
4637
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Rosa Medina-Carrillo, MSW
CalSWEC Field Faculty
Phone/Ext:
5743

Rosa Medina Carrillo, CalSWEC Field Faculty/Lecturer, joined CSULA in 2012 as a Field Liaison and assumed her current position as a CalSWEC full-time lecturer in Fall 2013. She has 17 years of experience in public child welfare, specializing in emergency response. 

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Arlene Mercado, MSW
UCCF Field Faculty
Phone/Ext:
3350

My areas of interest are domestic violence and trauma. I teach 1st and 2nd year MSW field seminar courses.

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Bridgette Mitchell, LCSW
CalSWEC Field Faculty
Phone/Ext:
6809

Specialty: Trauma with Children and Families; Macro and Micro Social Work in Minority Communities; Play Therapy Training and Supervision

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Carol Mroz, MSW
CalSWEC Project Coordinator
Phone/Ext:
5705

CalSWEC Title IV-E Project Coordinator with extensive administrative and other macro social work experience. Interest in mental health issues with children, adolescents, and their families.

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Lisa Valenzuela, MSW
UCCF Project Coordinator
Phone/Ext:
5008

Specialty: Public Child Welfare. Ms. Valenzuela comes to us after over 18 years of County service with DCFS.