Carla Thornton, DSW
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Office Phone: (951) 552-8197 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: James 275 Office Hours: Monday (12-4pm), Tuesday (8:30am-10:30am) Thursday (4pm-6pm)
|DSW||Social Work||University of Southern California||2018|
|MA||Social Work/Community Organizing Planning and Administration||University of Southern California||2012|
|MA||Management||University of Redlands||2011|
|BS||Social Science/Speech Communication||University of Maryland University College||2008|
Online Teaching and Learning Certificate, San Bernardino Community College District, July 2020
Accessible Online Course Certificate, San Bernardino Community College District, July 2020
Doctoral Level Classes
-SWK 705: Community Engagement and Social Innovation
Graduate Level Classes
-SWK 500: Social Work Practice
-SWK 520: Social Welfare Policy
-SWK 573: Social Work Management & Leadership
-SWK 561: Field Practicum
-PSY 500: Diversity Issues in Counseling Psychology
-SWK 563: Advanced Community Practice II
-SWK 535: Case Management
-SWK 530: Marginalized Populations
Undergraduate Level Classes
- PSY 301: History and Systems of Psychology
- SWK 300: Introduction to Social Work
- SOC 335: Social Problems
- PSY 120: Lifespan Development of Healthcare Professionals
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Political Social Work
Social Work Leadership
Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU
SOWO-101- Introduction to Social Work- Crafton Hills College, Yucaipa, CA
Research, Presentations, & Publications
-Thornton, C. J. Christian Synergy: Applying Biblical Methodologies When Engaging with Marginalized Populations.
National Association of Christian Social Work Conference- California, Riverside, CA. February, 2020.
-Thornton, C.J. Demographic profiles of persons with mental health disabilities. California Fair Housing Council “Laws and Litigation Conference, San Diego, CA. February, 2020.
-Thornton, C.J. Power of Networking, Department of Veterans Affairs Women Veterans Luncheon, Riverside, CA. October, 2018.
-Thornton, C.J. Veterans Stand-down: Riverside Area Veterans Expo, March Air Reserve Base; Riverside, CA. September 2018.
-Thornton, C.J. Women Veterans, State of the American Veteran Conference, Los Angeles, CA. September 2017.
-Thornton C.J. Single Parent Women Veterans, Women Veterans Alliance, La Puente, CA. August 2017.
-Thornton C.J. Veterans and Advocacy, State of Riverside County Need, 211 Community Connect, Riverside, CA. March 2017.
-Thornton C.J. Leading from the front: transitioning veterans within academia, Yucaipa, CA. January 2017.
Church Membership & Activities
Crosswords Christian Church
Community Service & Involvement
Councilmember, City of Moreno Valley
Co-Chair, Department of Veterans Affairs, Inland Empire Community Veterans Engagement Board
Board-member, Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center
Past-Chairwoman, California Department of Veterans Affairs Board
Past Council-member, Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military and Families, University of Southern California
Past-Chairwoman, Traffic Commission, City of Moreno Valley
Past-Chairwoman, Environmental and Historical Presentation Board, City of Moreno Valley
Interests & Hobbies
Travel (have been on 20+cruises)
Spending time with family
Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6