Edward C. Pierce, L.C.S.W.
619-203-8983 (cellular phone)
e-mail: edbirdusa2000@yahoo.com

Professional Licensed Clinical Social Worker
License: California license number: LCS 12039
Effective: 5/14/86

Education: University of Connecticut
West Hartford, Connecticut
M.S.W. May 1981
Area of Specialization: Mental Health
Field Placements: Community-based Mental Health
Substance Abuse Treatment

Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, Connecticut
B.A. May 1975
Major: Psychology Minor: Sociology

University of Hartford (Connecticut)
West Hartford, Connecticut
A.S.E.E. 1970 Computer Engineering

Windsor Locks High School - Graduated 1965

Other Training:

Computer Programs trained in:
Black Board
Classlive Pro
Adobe Dreamweaver

Employment: National University
8/01 to Present College of Letters and Sciences
11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Title: Core Adjunct Faculty

Taught Child Development in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Taught ethics in the graduate Human Behavior and Counseling programs. Taught chemical dependency in the undergraduate program and graduate Human Behavior and Counseling programs. Taught Child Developmental Contexts and Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy in the Graduate Counseling program. Taught Etiology and treatment of addictions in the now discontinued undergraduate chemical dependency minor.

Developed websites, curriculum and examination questions in all of the above. Created online courses for graduate, undergraduate and associate courses in chemical dependency.

9/96 to 5/06

San Diego State University
College of Health and Human Services
School of Social Work
San Diego, CA 92138
Title: Assistant Professor/Lecturer

Taught courses, “Computer Applications in Social Work Practice”, in the Master’s program and “Generalist Practice” and “Child Welfare” in the Bachelor’s in Social Work program. Created Internet web sites and training materials for the above courses. Provided Field Liaison in both the Graduate and Undergraduate programs and taught accompanying integrating seminars.

5/02 to 12/05 Social Advocates for Youth – San Diego
8755 Aero Drive, Suite 100
San Diego, CA, 92123
Title: Lead Therapist / Clinical Supervisor
50% Time – supervision of social work associates and marriage & family therapy interns, both individual and group. 50% time – psychotherapy with children and families.

9/85 to 9/99 County of San Diego,
Department of Health and Human Services,
1700 Pacific Highway
San Diego, California 92101
Title: Senior Social Worker / Program Specialist

Collaborative work to develop new social service programs. Director of the Foster Children's Health Project. Authored the Health Passport computer program. Wrote grant proposals for the Polinsky Children's Center, Respite Care and Chemical Dependency Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum women.

Wrote RFPs for In-Home services, Independent Living Skills, Sexual Abuse Treatment, Kinship Care Support Services, Supervised Visitation, Developmental Services and Drug Testing. Also, group, couple and individual treatment for sexual molest victims and their families.

9/85 to 9/81 Adult Protective Services, Inc.
2840 Adams Avenue,
San Diego, California 92115
Title: Program Director
Director of the Mid-City Adult Day Health Center. Coordinated the treatment team. Supervised up to 20 staff. Wrote psycho-social evaluations and treatment plans. Individual and group counseling.

Military: United States Army – Honorable Discharge 1972
Rank at discharge: Sergeant (E-5)


National Association of Social Workers
Affiliations: 2008-2010 San Diego-Imperial County Area
Associate Director

National Association of Social Workers
1996-1997 San Diego-Imperial County Representative
California Chapter Behavioral Healthcare Practice Committee

National Association Of Social Workers
1990-1992 San Diego-Imperial County Representative
California Chapter Educational Committee