Erik Schott

Clinical Associate Professor
Contact Information
University Park
Department of Study 
Adults and Healthy Aging
EdD, University of Southern California, 2012
MSW, University of Southern California, 1998
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1995

ERIK SCHOTT is a licensed clinical social worker and educational psychologist, specializing in the areas of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); HIV/AIDS; couples therapy; addictions; LGBTQQA issues; and childhood and adolescent developmental disabilities. A certified therapist in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive behavioral therapy, he has clinical interests in the effects of institutionalized trauma on knowledge acquisition and health outcomes. His research interests include adult ADHD identity development.

Schott has worked as a front-line clinician on the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. He was the former director of the CHOISS Program at the Serra Project, a housing agency serving individuals and families with HIV/AIDS and multiple disabilities. Currently, he teaches in the Human Behavior and Social Environment Sequence and the Health concentration. Schott integrates real-world knowledge into the classroom environment through his experiences as a psychotherapist in private practice, as well as a community-based health social worker. He is a two-time graduate of Troy and a member of the Social Work and Lambda Alumni Associations.

Awards and Distinction
Dissertation of the Year Nominee, USC Rossier School of Education
Special Recognition Award, for Exemplary Inclusion of LGBTQ issues in Course Content, Rainbow Alliance, USC School of Social Work
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