Jacqueline Guevara, DSW, LCSW

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Term Instructional Faculty, Social Work

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    Dr. Jacqueline Guevara, LCSW
    Term Instructional Faculty
    Department of Social Work
    College of Public Health
    Email: jguevar2@gmu.edu


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    Dr. Jacqueline Guevara is a native of Washington DC, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Virginia and DC, and has been in the social work field for over 13 years. She has extensive experience working in various agencies within child welfare (including Child Protective Services, Preservation Services, and Foster Care), school social work, juvenile court, and community mental health. Her areas of research and interest include racial inequity, stigma in the LatinX community including the impact of machismo and marianismo, juvenile justice, trauma/PTSD, and cultural stress. Dr. Guevara is also a recognized panelist and guest speaker presenting on topics from mental health in the LatinX community, overall wellness, importance of advocacy in the social work field to increasing mental health support in schools. Prior to becoming a professor with GMU, Guevara was residing in Germany teaching for the University of Maryland Global Campus as an adjunct associate professor and providing mental health therapy in private practice.


    • DSW, Social Work, University of Southern California
    • MSW, Clinical Social Work, University of Pittsburgh
    • BA, Psychology, George Mason University

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    Guevara, J. (2018). Acculturation Team-Based Clinical Program: Pilot Program to Address Acculturative Stress and Mental Health in the Latino Community (Doctoral dissertation, University of Southern California).


    Alumnae Member, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated