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Thomas "Tom" Crowe

Assistant Director of Field Education
Older Adults and Families Coordinator
CalSWEC Mental Health Coordinator

L.A. County D.M.H.
I.U.C. Coordinator
G.S.W.E.C. Coordinator
School of Social Work
M.S.W. Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, 1983
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 1983

Biographical Information

Professor Crowe has extensive clinical experience in the areas of hospice, spirituality, HIV and geriatric social work practice. He joined the full-time faculty as a lecturer in 1998, after 8 years of directing the CSULB HIV Mental Health Program. His current assignments as the Assistant Director of Field Education include Coordinator of the Older Adults and Families Concentration, Coordinator of the Geriatric Social Work Education Consortium, Co-Coordinator of the Mental Health Services Act’s CalSWEC Mental Health Stipend Program and the Coordinator of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health's (IUC) Student Stipend Program. He teaches field education seminar classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

He is very involved in many community social service organizations and is a past board member of the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, the Jubilee Consortium, and a current board member of the St. Luke's Homeless Programs, the CSULB Interfaith Center's Lutheran Episcopal Campus Chaplaincy, and of Housing Long Beach (a community organizing agency in Downtown Long Beach).

He received the College of Health and Human Services Community Service award in 2007.

Tom Crowe

Office Location: Social Sciences / Public Administration Building (SSPA) 152
Phone: (562) 985-4647
Fax: (562) 985-5514

Rooted in Change


  • Graduate Field Education Seminar
  • Undergraduate Field Education Seminar


  • Geriatric Social Work
  • Medical Social Work
  • Hospice Social Work
  • AIDS/HIV Counseling and Education
  • Immigration Reform