Leslie Wind, PhD

Title(s)Chair of the MSW Program, Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work
Phone+1 213 821 6436
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    Orange County Department of Education2012Outstanding Contributions to Education Award
    Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Conference, San Diego, CA2000Best Publication in Diversity

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    Leslie Wind joined the USC School of Social Work in 2008 as clinical associate professor and director of the Orange County Academic Center. Previously, Wind was an assistant professor and chair of the children, youth and families specialization and subspecialty in trauma and violence at the Graduate School of Social Work at Boston College. She also directed the Massachusetts Coalition of Child and Family Disaster Mental Health Education, a statewide interdisciplinary training in disaster mental health research conducted in collaboration with the Terrorism and Disaster Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Wind has also been on faculty at the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to her academic career, she was a clinical social worker for 18 years, working in private practice, two rape centers, a child and family mental health agency, and a residential treatment facility.

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    1. Pfefferbaum B, Nitiéma P, Jacobs AK, Noffsinger MA, Wind LH, Allen SF. Review of Coping in Children Exposed to Mass Trauma: Measurement Tools, Coping Styles, and Clinical Implications. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016 Apr; 31(2):169-80. PMID: 26887259.
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    2. Pfefferbaum B, Noffsinger MA, Wind LH, Allen JR. Children's Coping in the Context of Disasters and Terrorism. J Loss Trauma. 2014 Jan 01; `9(1):78-97. PMID: 24683315.
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    3. Pfefferbaum B, Noffsinger MA, Wind LH. Issues in the assessment of children's coping in the context of mass trauma. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2012 Jun; 27(3):272-9. PMID: 22691268.
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    4. Wind LH, Sullivan JM, Levins DJ. Survivors' perspectives on the impact of clergy sexual abuse on families of origin. J Child Sex Abus. 2008; 17(3-4):238-54. PMID: 19042600.
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