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Yolanda R. Green

Associate Professor
School of Social Work

M.S.W. University of Southern California, 1989
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, 2006

Biographical Information

Dr. Green specialized in child welfare practice for several years in the public and private sectors.  Her research interests include kinship care, multigenerational families, training effectiveness, and the evaluation of child abuse prevention programs. Prior to joining the  CSULB faculty, she taught at the School of Social Work at California State University, Los Angeles, and worked at the UCLA, Center for Child and Family Policy.  She teaches courses in Human Behavior, Research and Child Welfare Practice.  She is currently the Principal Investigator on a qualitative study examining parental involvement in kinship care families.  She also serves as faculty advisor for the department’s Tessie Cleveland Committee.

Yolanda Green

Office Location: Social Sciences / Public Administration Building (SSPA) 151
Phone: (562) 985-8312
Fax: (562) 985-5514


  • Child Welfare Practice
  • Human Behavior
  • Thesis Advising


  • Child Welfare
  • Kinship Care
  • Multigenerational Families