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 22 years of clinical social work experience, providing bilingual mental health services and education/consultation to Asian individuals and families in public and private sectors, including faith-based settings. She also uses her expertise in couples work to build healthy marriages in local churches. Un spent more than 10 years in the community as a volunteer training and mobilizing leaders and volunteers to increase and improve organizational revenue and resources, and to develop and improve programs. 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 past 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 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
  • B.S., 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