Evelyn Castro-Guillen, PhD, LCSW


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

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

Fax: (626) 815-3831

Email: [email protected]

Evelyn Castro-Guillen, PhD, 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.


  • PhD, Social Welfare, Case Western Reserve University, 2016
  • MA, Social Welfare, University of California, Los Angeles, 1986
  • BA, Psychology, Biola University, 1984


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CA LCSW 14242
  • California Early Childhood Education Certificate (Title 22), Biola University, 1984

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences


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

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 512 – Social Welfare Policy and Policy Practice
  • SOCW 513 – Micro-Theory and Human Development
  • SOCW 546 – Family Therapy in Context