Jesse Velazquez, MSW, ACSW

Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Degrees:

MSW: Health Concentration, University of Southern California

BA: Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine

Certification:

Associate Clinical Social Worker, CA Board of Behavioral Sciences

Clinical Expertise:

Jesse has experience in providing bilingual (English and Spanish) psychosocial support, conducting risk assessments and mental health screenings to patients and their family members through supportive counseling, information, education, resources and referrals, and advocacy within the healthcare system.

Jesse joined the Diabetes Center to assist in the identification of clinical care management and service need gaps, address psychosocial needs and provide support services to reduce psychological and emotional distress, caregiver burnout and support self-determination.