Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Prevention - Long Beach, CA

End Abuse Long Beach
CHILD ABUSE & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION COUNCIL
Since 1975
www.EndAbuseLB.org

CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider

December Program Agenda

The Council meets on the second Thursday of each month at 8:00am at the
Alpert Jewish Community Center unless otherwise noted

Date:

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Time:

8:00 - 8:20 a.m. Networking & Introductions
8:20 - 9:30 a.m. - Program

Place:

Alpert Jewish Community Center, Senior Room
3801 E. Willow St
Long Beach, CA 90815
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End Abuse Long Beach's Annual Abuse Prevention Awards

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Tory Cox, LCSW/PPS

Assistant Director of Field Education and Clinical Associate Professor
USC School of Social Work

Tory Cox, LCSW/PPS
In Recognition of:
  • Over 13 years of training new generations of social workers dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and domestic violence as field faculty, adjunct lecturer and field instructor for students at the USC School of Social Work, as well as Cal State Long Beach, UCLA, and Cal State Dominguez Hills Social Work programs.
  • Over 12 years as a school social worker with the Long Beach Unified School District serving as Field Instructor for 28 MSW student interns; and as Lead Social Worker for 4 years, he helped lead a team dedicated to prevention and intervention across the district through federally funded grant programs, community collaborations, attendance initiatives, and site-based direct practice.
  • Service as the Standards & Practice Chair for the School Social Work Association of America, President of the California Association of School Social Workers, and Board Member/CEU Coordinator for End Abuse, Long Beach.

Tory Cox, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Associate Professor, is the Assistant Director of Field Education for USC's School of Social Work. He is also the Field Coordinator for the Social Work & Business in a Global Society Concentration.

Since 2010, he has been an Academic Advisor and Field Liaison for Foundation and Concentration Year students and taught Integrative Seminar and Leadership courses for MSW students. In these positions, Mr. Cox helps train a new generation of social workers dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and domestic violence.

Previously, he was a school social worker for 12 years with the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD), serving as a Field Instructor for 28 MSW student interns over the course of 10 years. As the Lead School Social Worker for LBUSD from 2006-2010, he helped lead a team dedicated to prevention and intervention across the district through federally funded grant programs, community collaborations, attendance initiatives, and site-based direct practice.

His current work on non-profit boards includes: Standards & Practice Chair for the School Social Work Association of America, President of the California Association of School Social Workers, and Board Member/CEU Coordinator for End Abuse, Long Beach, a child abuse and domestic violence prevention council.

In 2010, Prof. Cox received the "Social Worker of the Year" award from NASW-CA's Region I, Long Beach Unit and "Most Inspirational Professor" for his work at the School of Social Work at California State University, Long Beach.

In his social work career, Mr. Cox has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in private practice, a Director of the Stevenson/YMCA Community School in Long Beach, and a Foster Care Social Worker and Recreation Director for Ettie Lee Homes for Youth, a group home agency.

To contact Tory: ToryCox@usc.edu.


Dominique Quevedo, J.D., M.S.W.

Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Dominique Quevedo
In Recognition of:
  • Over 7 years of providing counsel and representation to victims of domestic violence and torture at LAFLA.
  • Providing numerous presentations regarding immigration law remedies for victims of domestic violence and the impact of child custody arrangements and disputes and asylee/refugee law.
  • Providing social work case management and emotional support to numerous victims of torture.
  • Creating and helping to implement training to over 125 USCIS immigration officers regarding the affects of mental disabilities on the naturalization examination process.
  • 5 years of service in social work for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services preparing young clients for emancipation and reuniting families.

Dominique Quevedo, JD, M.S.W., is a staff attorney and social worker for the immigration unit at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA).  She helped develop LAFLA's Legal Orientation Program within the San Pedro Detention facility and made significant inroads into the provision of mental health services to detainees. Ms. Quevedo utilizes both her M.S.W. and JD to represent victims of domestic violence and vulnerable torture survivors.  She has also assisted victims of domestic violence obtain a restraining order and related relief at the LAFLA's Domestic Violence Clinic at the Long Beach Courthouse.  Ms. Quevedo has spoken at numerous national and local conferences regarding immigration relief for victims of serious crimes as well as family law and immigration.  She has also organized and provided trainings to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers on a variety of topics. 

Prior to her work at LAFLA, Ms. Quevedo worked as both a social worker and attorney within Public Counsel's Children's Rights Project.  This enabled her to assist vulnerable children in youth in need of legal counsel at Hollywood and Roosevelt High Schools as well as various juvenile detention camps.  Ms. Quevedo also assisted children and families as both an intern and social worker for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.

Ms. Quevedo received her Masters of Social Welfare from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she graduated cum laude, and her JD from Loyola Law School, where she was a staff member of the Loyola Law School International & Comparative Law Review and a Public Interest Scholar.  During law school, she clerked for the Honorable Margaret Ann Nagle, United States District Court in Los Angeles, California and was an extern for the California Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General.  Ms. Quevedo is the proud mother of two boys, ages five and seven. 

To contact Dominique: Dquevedo@lafla.org

Opinions expressed are those of the speaker and not necessarily those of the Council and its membership.
For information about End Abuse Long Beach, please visit www.EndAbuseLB.org or contact the Program Chair
Paul Sharpe: Paul@EndAbuseLB.org