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Gil Villagran

Villagran, Gilbert

Lecturer AY-B,  School of Social Work

E-mail (preferred)
Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-5800 (preferred)
(408) 924-5831

Office Hours
W 11-12 AM
or by appointment

Areas of Expertise: Sociology, Economics

Willing to be a media source Media Source   Willing to be a speaker Speaker   Willing to be a collaborative researcher Collaborative Researcher


  • Master of Social Work. San Jose St Univ, 1976
  • Philosophy, Sociology
    CSU-San Jose, 1971

Expertise Summary

I have 32 years of experience in the public child welfare system as a caseworker, supervisor, manager, and in program development. I serve on a wide range of community boards to address the need for child abuse prevention and culturally competent services for children and their families, and have been an expert consultant to the Calif. State Dept. of Social Services' Child Welfare Redisign Stakeholders Group.