Professional in health and human services
Brenda Wiewel, DSW, LCSW is an expert in social innovation and macro systems management. She actively connects, empowers, and supports client goals, while helping to develop new programs, create and conduct management and staff training, engage with strategic planning efforts, and build trauma informed organizations. Read Full Bio
With a doctorate and masters degrees in social work from the University of Southern California, DR. Wiewel can:
Share and Connect You to Resources
Help You Overcome Challenges
Answer Questions & Solve Problems
Partner for Successful Outcomes
Scholarly and Professional Publications
Brenda’s published materials cover a range of topics,
based on her social work experience and research.
Brenda’s published materials cover a range of topics, based on her social work experience and research.
Please find a complete list below.
Clinical Social Work Journal
Wiewel, Brenda, and Laura Hernandez. “Traumatic Stress and Homelessness: A Review of the Literature for Practitioners.” Clinical Social Work Journal (2021): 1-13.
USC Homeless Research Policy Institute
Hernandez, L. and Wiewel, B. (2019). Trauma informed care and homelessness. USC Homeless Research Policy Institute. Available at https://socialinnovation.usc.edu/homeless_research/trauma-informed-care-homelessness/.
Momentum: Editor's Blog
Wiewel, B., (ed). (2017-2021). Momentum: Editor’s Blog; USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness electronic newsletter featuring key policy issues and work at USC on homelessness. Sample available at: https://us17.campaign-archive.com/?u=b2d36e8c487de211b026f38b6&id=ab7c4f4067.
USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness
Henwood, B; St. Clair, P, and Wiewel, B. (2019). The crisis of unsheltered older adults in Los Angeles county: findings and recommendations based on the 2017-2018 homeless count. USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness. Available at https://homelessness.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/05/USC-Initiative-to-Eliminate-Homelessness-Research-Brief-May-13-2019.pdf.
University of Southern California Dissertations and Theses
Wiewel, B. (2019) WISER women’s program: wellbeing innovation with support and education for resilience, a homelessness prevention intervention. University of Southern California Dissertations and Theses, USC Digital Library. Available at http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/digital/collection/p15799coll89/id/216726/rec/1.
Wiewel, B (October 16, 2019). Los Angeles is far from ending homelessness-but other American cities can still learn a lot from it. The Conversation. Available at: https://theconversation.com/los-angeles-is-far-from-ending-homelessness-but-other-american-cities-can-still-learn-a-lot-from-it-124550.
USC Library Guide on Homelessness
Wiewel, B., Young, C., and Winn, J. (2018). USC Library Guide on Homelessness. Available at https://libguides.usc.edu/homelessness.