Alex Lee is a licensed clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience in designing, facilitating, and evaluating evidence-based interventions for youth and families. He received his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California and bachelor’s in sociology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. His career focus has been the development of systems of care using a prevention approach, and the incorporation of evidence-based interventions for trauma, substance use, and mental health.
A cornerstone of his work has been oversight of the delivery of military and veteran family programs at UCLA. There he designed, facilitated, and consulted on programs building resiliency for trauma-impacted families. He has also coordinated research studies for the VA to address post-traumatic stress disorder for veteran couples. Lee has facilitated training for MSW interns at USC School of Social on ways to conduct behavioral workshops for military children.
Lee’s background is in the delivery of evidence-based interventions, research studies for families and youth dealing with homelessness and legal issues at UCLA. Lee has done research in delivering health programs through social network technology and mobile apps. He has also written in peer-reviewed journals on the effective interventions for youth and families.