Areas of Expertise:
- Child welfare services
- Houseless verses Homeless: A look at the Native Hawaiian homeless population.
- MSW, 1995, California State University Long Beach
- PhD- social work, 2014, University of Utah
Selected Professional Experience:
- 1989-1994 Mental Health Counselor
- 1995-2002 Child Protective Services, Orange County Social Services Agency, CA.
- 2002- to present Fulltime professor in higher education, specifically BSW and MSW programs.