Shelley Levin

Contact Information
Location
University Park
Virtual
Phone213.821.3111
E-mail
Clinical Associate Professor
Education 
PhD, University of Southern California, 1994
MSW, University of Southern California, 1982
BA, University of Illinois Health Sciences Center, 1980

SHELLEY LEVIN has 30+ years of experience working with children and adults with serious mental illnesses in a variety of settings, including locked inpatient care, residential treatment and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) programs. She is a frequent clinical and administrative consultant to ACT programs.

Levin has more than 20 years of university teaching experience in the MSW and PhD programs at the USC School of Social Work. She has taught foundation year practice, as well as foundation and elective courses in mental health practice. She has also taught research and mental health policy. Her primary research interest is in advancing community care for those individuals with serious mental illnesses.

Awards and Distinction
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Mental Health Research on Evidence Based Practice
National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship
Summer Training Program in Quantitive Methods of Social Research
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Selected Publications

Levin, S.J. & Miya, K. (2008). Is PACT a viable model for older adults with severe mental illnesses? An exploratory analysis of service use and outcomes., 31(3), 67-73.

Levin, S.J. & Miya, K. (2008). PACT for older adults., 53(1), 113.

Levin, S.J. & Wilson, S. (2007 April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Early Intervention in Psychosis. California Institute of Mental Health.

Levin, S.J., Madover, S. & Wilson, S. (2006). A recovery approach to bringing about "CHANGES"., 26(7), 36-39.

Levin, S.J., Wilson, S. & PARNELL, R. (2005 January (1st Quarter/Winter)). CHANGES: a dual diagnosis program. National Association of States Mental Health Directors Annual Conference.

Levin, S.J. & Miya, K. (2003 September). PACK for Older Adults. National Association for the Mentally III (NAMI) Annual Conference.

Levin, S.J., Miya, K. & Wagner, M. (2003 June). Converting an ACT Program to Serve Older Adults. Assertive Community Treatment Association Annual Conference.

Levin, S.J. (2003 June). Defining Staff-Member Relationship Boundaries.Assertive Community Treatment Association Annual Conference.

Levin, S.J. & Miya, K. (2003 May). Adapting Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programs for Older Adults. International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Annual Congerence.

Levin, S.J. & Kimura, M. (2001 May). Psychosocial Rehabilitation in the United States and Japan. International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Annual Conference.

Levin, S.J., Chandler, D. & Barry, P. (1999). The Menu Approach to employment., 23(1), 24-33.

Levin, S.J. & Ruiz, J. (1999 June). Establishing Case Rates for Individuals with Severe Mental Illness. National Conference on Mental Health Statistics.

Levin, S.J., Long, M. & Ruiz, J. (1999 May). An Experiment in Two-Tiered Capitation. International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Annual Conference.

Levin, S.J., Long, M., Miya, K., Quinliven, R., Wagner, M., Arns, P. & Wilbur, S. (1999 May). Integrating Services from the Public, Private Non-Profit and Private For-Profit Perspectives. Half Day Institute. International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Annual Congerence.

Levin, S.J. (1998). A discussion of the quality of life for persons with severe mental illness in the Tokyo and Los Angeles areas. (280), 22-24.

Levin, S.J. (1998 October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Measurement Issues in Assessing Outcomes for Individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.50th Institute on Psychiatric Services. American Psychaitrc Association.

Levin, S.J. & Pilon, D. (1998 May). Improving the Quality of Life of Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities: A System for Measuring Program Effectiveness.National Conference on Mental Health Statistics.

Levin, S.J. (1997). Supported education at the Village I.S.A.: Continuous opportunity and continuous support., 8(2), 44-45.

Levin, S.J. (1997 July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Disease management in-depth: The Village Integrated Service Agency. (July/August), 32-33.

Levin, S.J. (1996). Project Return the Next Step: Transition from a self-help to a consumer-controlled agency. In D. Moxely and C. Mowbray (Eds.)Consumer Based Agencies. Baltimore, MD: IAPSRS Press.

Levin, S.J., Arns, P., Brekke, J. & Hawthorn, H. (1996 June). Designing Evaluation and Outcome Research in Psychosocial Rehabilitation Settings.International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Annual Conference.

Levin, S.J. & Arns, P. (1996 June). The Relationship Between Goal Setting, Service Delivery and Outcome. International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Annual Conference.

Levin, S.J., Brekke, J.B. & Thomas, P. (1993). A controlled comparison of involuntarily hospitalized medication refusers and acceptors., 19(2), 161-171.

Levin, S.J. & Brekke, J.B. (1993). Factors related to integrating persons with chronic mental illness into a peer social milieu., 29(1), 25-34.

Levin, S.J., Brekke, J.B., Wolkon, J.H., Sobel, G. & Slade, E. (1993). Psychosocial functioning and subjective experience in schizophrenia., 19(3), 588-608.

 

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