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Michael Bullock, L.C.S.W.
Voice Mail: (562) 881-0308 
New clients, please call (714) 898-0362
Works at: Huntington Beach

EDUCATION:

California State University, Northridge
B.A. in Social Welfare, 1966

San Diego State University
Master of Social Work, June 1970

Multiple continuing education course work in sexuality, team effectiveness, child abuse, death and dying, and structural family therapy, Parent     Effectiveness Training Instructor’s Course, 1990

LICENSURE:

California LCSW #5735

LANGUAGE FLUENCY:  English, Spanish

EMPLOYMENT:

Peace Corps, Ecuador, South America, 1966-1968
     
Medical Social Worker
Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center
Downey, CA, 7/1970-1973  
   
Senior Clinical Social Worker
Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center
Downey, CA,    7/1973-3/2002 
   
Clinical Associate/Field Instructor
USC School of Social Work
Los Angeles, CA, 9/1975-3/2002 
   
Support Group
Facilitator-National Multiple
Sclerosis Society (So. Calif. Chapter)
Glendale, CA, 7/1988-9/1995  
   
Clinical Social Worker
Emergency Room, Memorial
Medical Center of Long Beach, CA, 3/1990-3/1994  
   
Field Instructor
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA, 9/1995-3/2002 

Retired – “LACERA”, 2002-Present  

Director, “SAFE” (Specialized Acute Foster Home Environment), Las
Floristas/Rancho  Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center,
Downey, CA,  5/2003-6/2008 
 
Clinical Social Worker
Orthopedic Hospital
2400 S. Flower St.
Los Angeles, CA,  2/2006-5/2006
(Replacement of a Social Worker on temporary leave)
  
Family Service of Long Beach
5500 E. Atherton St. #416
Long Beach, CA, 6/2007-7/2013 
 
MEMBERSHIPS:

National Association of Social Workers
Qualified Clinical Social Worker
   
National Association of Social Workers 
Diplomat in Clinical Social Work

Society for Clinical Social Work 
Fellow American Association of Psychologists and Social Workers

AWARDS:

Employee of the Month, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center
November, 1995

PUBLICATIONS:

“The Grief-Relief Process: Coping with the Life and Death of Physically and     Mentally Disabled Children”, Orthopedic Clinics of North America,      Vo. 12, No. 1, January, 1981, 193-200

“The Functional and Social Significance of Orthopedic Rehabilitation of  Mentally Retarded Patients with Cerebral Palsy”, Orthopedic Clinics of North America, Vol. 12, No.1, January, 1981, 185-191

“Reflections on Adolescence: Spina Bifida”, Training Video and workbook,      Produced by Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, California, 1981
     
PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

 1. “Social Work & Cerebral Palsy”
 National Conference on Cerebral Palsy to the Ecuadorian Society of Physical Medicine and
 Rehabilitation, Quito, Ecuador (1974) (Auspices World Health Organization)
           
 2. “Child Abuse: Laws, Etiology & Treatment”
 So California Dental Hygienist Association
 Anaheim, CA (1975)

 3. “Family in Crisis: Learning How to Live with a Child’s Head Injury”
 American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
 Boston, MA ( 1980 National Conference)
 
 4. “The Pressure Sore Revolving Door: Second Annual Spina Bifida Conference: Spina Bifida & 
 Adolescence: Double Jeopardy”
 Orthopedic Hospital
 Los Angeles, CA (1981)

 5. “The Psychosocial Assessment”, Presentation to Public Health Nurses
 Riverside Department of Public Health
 Riverside, CA (1984)

 6. “Integration of the Child into the Community”, Symposium for the Ventilator Dependent
 Adult & Child, Sponsored by the California Thoracic Society, Inn at the Park Hotel
 Anaheim, CA (1985)

 7. “Parent or Child: Who is the Patient”, Symposium for California Children’s Services,
 Sponsored  by Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center
 Downey, CA (1988)

 8. “Preparing for Independence”, California Spina Bifida Association Annual Conference, 
 Costa Mesa, CA (1992)

 9. “Newest Special Needs Category: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children”, Mount San Antonio
 College, Foster Care, Walnut, CA (1995)

 10. “Emancipation Training Workshop”, to the LA County Department of Child and Family
 Services, Regional 1 Covina/Pasadena, CA (1995)

 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS: 

 1. Professional Advisory Council
 Los Angeles County Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children & Adults
 (1974-1979, Chairperson 1976-1979)
   
 2. Board of Directors, Los Angeles County Easter Seal
 Society for Crippled Children and Adults, 1976-1979

 3. Child Abuse Task Force
 Department of Health Services, Los Angeles County
 (1981-1995)

 4. Bio-Ethics Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics,
 Los Angeles County Chapter, (1983-1994)

 5. Child Death review Committee, Los Angeles County
 Department of Health Services, 1991-1996

 6. United States Department of Education (National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation
 Research), Grant Peer Review Panel, (June 1993)

 7. National Management Association, Vice President, Communications, 
 Rancho Los Amigos Chapter, Downey, CA (1996-1997)

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