Lynn Raine, Ph.D., LCSW

Assistant Professor, BSW Program, Department of Social Work

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2776
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Lynn Raine, Ph.D., LCSW, has 20 years of professional social work experience in micro and macro settings. She has worked in domestic violence treatment and prevention with victims and perpetrators; has been a school-based therapist provided counseling to children in elementary, middle, and high schools; and has worked in the areas of teen pregnancy and sexual assault, and with teenage sexual offenders. She also has experience in policy work, providing legislative advocacy and creating and implementing workplace policies in the area of domestic violence prevention. Raine has coordinated different programs, and has experience providing clinical supervision. Her research interests include social work education and clinical issues with diverse populations. She also maintains a private clinical practice specializing in adolescents and women’s mental health including perinatal/postpartum depression, grief/loss, family of origin, identity work, and trauma.


  • Ph.D., Social Work, Smith College
  • MSW (Concentration in Children, Youth, and Family), California State University, Long Beach
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Irvine


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CA LCS 25214

Academic Area

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

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 310 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
  • SOCW 311 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
  • SOCW 332 – Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
  • SOCW 350 – Aging: Implications for Policy and Practice
  • SOCW 351 – Child Welfare
  • SOCW 360 – Social Work Practice with Groups
  • SOCW 420 – Suffering: Theological and Practical Perspectives on Disabilities
  • SOCW 467 – Senior Practicum Seminar I
  • SOCW 469 – Senior Practicum Seminar II