Educational Background
Office Hours

College of Health & Human Services

School of Social Work

Dale Weaver
Professor and School Director

Office: Simpson 818
Phone: 323 343 4878
FAX: 323 343 4682


Currently serving as the Director of the School of Social Work.

Academic interests include organizational theory and administrative practice in the areas of welfare and child welfare.

Teaching interests include research methods and Master's Thesis, macro social work practice, and child welfare.


PhD Social Welfare 1997, University of California, Los Angeles 
MSW 1984, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, California
BA Philosophy 1973, University of California, Berkeley

Curriculum Vitae


SW391  Social Work Research Methods 

       Lecture Notes

SW476 Child Welfare

         Lecture Notes

SW530A Social Work History & Introduction to Macro Practice 

         Lecture Notes

SW530B  Social Welfare Policy Analysis 

        Lecture Notes

SW540  Social Work Research and Statistics    

       Lecture Notes

SW571 Administration of Social Service Agencies

         Lecture Notes

 SW575  Policy And Services/Applications: Children, Youth, Women And Families 

        Lecture Notes

Master's Thesis 

       SW550 Syllabus
       Thesis Guidelines
       SW599A Syllabus
       How To Make Tables


       Thesis Proposal, Lopez
       Thesis, McElroy
       Thesis, Stebbins

       SPSS Tutorials
       Weaver's Retention Data

Available Data

       Available Secondary Data Memo

       The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health)
       California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)

       Social Science Research & Instructional Center (CSU)
       Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
              National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA)  
              National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NAJCD)
              Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA)
       Sociometric Data Archives
       National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS)

CSULA Office of Research and Sponsored Projects

       Human Subject Review


The Implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act in Los Angeles County
Children and Families Research Consortium, 2006

The Yurok Tribe and the Indian Child Welfare Act: Developing Community Services
School of Social Work, California State University, Los Angeles, 2006

The Retention of California's Public Child Welfare Workers
California Social Work Education Center, 2004

The Retention of Stipended MSW Graduates In a Public Child Welfare Agency
USC Center on Child Welfare, 1999

A Participatory Model For Evaluating Social Programs  
James Irvine Foundation, 2003

The Effects Of Computerization On Public Child Welfare Practice
California Social Work Education Center, 1999


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