Duan Tran

Lecturer, CalSWEC Title IV-E/Child Welfare Project Coordinator


BS, Behavioral Health Science, Univerity of Utah
MSW, Loyola   Univeristy of Chicago


Duan Tran received his MSW from Loyola University Chicago, Illinois in 2002.

Duan began his teaching career as an adjunct in 2013 and in September 2015, Duan accepted the CalSWEC Child Welfare Project Coordinator’s position.  Duan is also the current CalSWEC Mental Health Coordinator.  He teaches Social Work Field Instruction and the Practice classes and also serves as the Academic and Graduate Advisor. 

Prior to teaching, Duan was an administrator for various social service agencies in four states for over 20 years.  Most recently, Duan was the program director of Community Service Program, overseeing the Victim Advocate Programs.  Prior to this, he was the program supervisor at the Mental Health Association of Orange County working with the homeless population.  Duan also worked at various residential substance abuse programs including being a supervisor at Cirque Lodge in Sundance, Utah.   Duan also has five years of experience working in Child Welfare and is also trained in EMDR.