Evelyn Castro-Guillen, Ph.D., LCSW

Director, MSW Program (Inland Empire)
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2768
Fax: (626) 815-3861
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Biography

Evelyn Castro-Guillen, Ph.D., LCSW, has more than 30 years of social work experience in private, nonprofit, community-based mental health agencies, having worked with adults, families, and children in underserved, culturally diverse communities in southeast Los Angeles County and the San Gabriel Valley. She has extensive experience working with large county systems such as the departments of mental health, children and family services, and public health, as well as First 5 LA and various private foundations. Guillen has developed and implemented programs in the areas of school-based mental health and birth-to-five home visitation, and has served on several community advisory boards. Throughout her career, she has held a variety of positions within agencies, from clinician to executive level. Her research interests include the relationship between mental health and academic achievement in school settings, and the use of reflective supervision as an agency-wide model in social work agencies.

Education

  • Ph.D., Social Welfare, Case Western Reserve University
  • MSW, University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.A., Biola University

Credentials/Certifications

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CA LCSW 14242

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Social Work

Expertise

  • Birth-to-Five Home Visitation
  • Child Welfare
  • Nonprofit Leadership
  • Reflective Supervision
  • School-Based Mental Health

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 546 – Family Therapy in Context