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Erik Schott

Erik Schott

Assistant Professor (he/they)


Assistant Professor
Social Work, School of
Office Phone(909) 537-7480
Office LocationSB-409


Dr. Erik Schott is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), psychotherapist, and educational psychologist (non-licensed) with scholarship interests in the areas of LGBTQ2SIA+ health equity (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, two-spirit, intersex, asexual, allied, plus), virtual education, ADHD, HIV/AIDS, and transgender wellness and access to affirmative care. He began their teaching career with CSUN and CSULA. As a native of Southern California, Erik is thrilled to be part of the CSUSB blue Coyote team in the desert at PDC or on the mountain at SBC! He loves Dodger blue too, and dogs, especially French Bulldogs and Chihuahuas- and works to help rescue Southern California dogs with Bubbles Dog Rescue @


University of Southern California

Doctorate of Education, Educational Psychology (2012)

University of Southern California

Master of Social Work, Mental Health (1998)

University of California at Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (1995)


SW 3021: Human Behavior & the Social Environment I

SW 3022: Human Behavior & the Social Environment II

SW 5053: Social Work Practice with the LGBTQ2SIA+ Community

SW 6023: Advanced Generalist Micro Practice I

SW 6024: Advanced Generalist Micro Practice II

SW 6013: Research Project I

SW 6014: Research Project II

SW 6777: Social Work Advanced Generalist Leadership and Capstone


Research and Teaching Interests

  • LGBTQI2S+ health equity (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, two-spirit, plus)
  • Transgender wellness and access to gender-affirming healthcare
  • CSUSB Community Collaborator with the Transgender Health & Wellness Center (THWC) in Riverside & San Diego Counties @
  • Healing trauma with Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Ending housing insecurity & experiencing homelessness, ending the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and ending the accidental drug poisoning & overdose epidemic