Social work

Wendy Ashley

Wendy Ashley
Assistant Professor
(818) 677-3607
Office location:
ST 206



  • Psy.D., Ryokan College, Clinical Psychology
  • MSW, University of Southern California
  • BA, University of California, Riverside, Psychology

Courses Taught

  • Generalist Social Work Theory and Practice
    Advanced Social Work Practice with Urban Families
    Family Crisis, Trauma and Grief


  • Ashley, W. (2011). The angry Black woman: Impact of pejorative stereotypes in psychotherapy with Black women. Journal of Social Work in Public Health. In press.

Peer Reviewed Presentations

  • Ashley, W. “The Angry Black Woman: The Impact of Pejorative Stereotypes on Psychotherapy with Black Women.” Abstract accepted for presentation at the Pedagogy of Privilege Conference. Denver, Colorado. August 15-16, 2011.

    Ashley, W. "Attachment THAIRapy: A Culturally Relevant Treatment Paradigm for African American Foster Youth." 2nd Biannual International Symposium: Vulnerable Families: Cross National Perspectives on Social Welfare Issues. Champaign, Illinois. April 2-3, 2012.