Jean Un, MSW, LCSW

Assistant Professor and Director of Field Education, MSW Program, Department of Social Work

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2767
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Jean Un, MSW, LCSW, has more than 20 years of clinical social work experience, providing bilingual mental health services to Asian individuals and families in public and private sectors, including faith-based settings. She also volunteered in the community for more than 10 years mobilizing leaders and volunteers in program and fundraising/resource development. She is passionate about developing the next generation of social workers and clinicians, as evidenced by her current work in social work field education and her supervision experience of 18 years. Un’s research interests include mental health awareness and education in Asian churches, and the psychological well-being of bicultural Asian American students in higher education. She also shares her expertise in couples work and mental health as a consultant and educator with local Asian churches. She maintains a private clinical practice specializing in Asian American mental health, couples and families, intergenerational/cultural issues, and spiritual integration.


  • MSW (Children, Youth, and Families Concentration), California State University, Long Beach
  • BS, Mathematical Sciences (Operational Research), University of California, Santa Barbara


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, California (LCS 19987)

Academic Area

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

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 467 – Senior Practicum Seminar I
  • SOCW 469 – Senior Practicum Seminar II
  • SOCW 515 – Field Seminar I
  • SOCW 525 – Field Seminar II
  • SOCW 534 – Field Seminar III
  • SOCW 544 – Field Seminar IV