Martin Anderson, M.D.
MARTIN ANDERSON is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and
Director of Adolescent Medicine at UCLA Children’s Hospital. He is a faculty
member in the UCLA School of Public Health. Dr. Anderson also serves as director
of the Adolescent Based Clinic at UCLA and co-director of the Teen Clinic at
Venice Family Clinic. In addition, he is on the medical advisory boards of Venice
Family Clinic, Culver City Youth Health Center, the COPE Program, and Break the
JOHANNA CHASE is a
school and community health educator presently working for the Center for Health
Education at the Los Angeles County Office of Education. She serves as a
consultant for the UCLA School of Public Health as well as various school
districts and community health agencies. She is a part-time instructor at local
colleges and universities such as Cal State and El Camino College. Her articles
have appeared in various health magazines and she has appeared in numerous
documentaries and health education media; the most recent being a BBC documentary
on adolescent sexual development.
Mark de Antonio, M.D.
MARK DE ANTONIO is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and
Director of the Inpatient Adolescent Service at UCLA/Neuropsychiatric Institute.
Dr. DeAntonio is also an Associate Clinical Professor at UCLA Department of
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. Not only does Mark direct the care of
disturbed adolescents in an inpatient and outpatient psychiatric setting, he also
teaches psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers to work with this
population. In addition, he works with HIV infected and affected children,
adolescents, and their parents at UCLA Center for Health Sciences.
Diane S. Gray, M.S.W., L.C.S.W
DIANE GRAY, a practicing psychotherapist, is presently in private
practice in Brentwood. She was the originator and Coordinator of the Children’s
Bereavement Program of Jewish Big Brothers. Prior to Jewish Big Brothers, Ms.
Gray was the Coordinator of the Children’s Program of the Family Violence Project
of Jewish Family Service. During her 10 year association with this organization,
Diane led dtic violence support groups and helped develop and coordinate a
violence prevention curriculum for use in Los Angeles schools. Diane also trained
and supervised the paraprofessional staff, advocated for battered women, and
trained professionals and other community agencies on the issue of domestic
H. Catherine Mayorkas, Esq.
H. CATHERINE MAYORKAS is the Director of Public Interest Programs
at the UCLA School of Law and the chief administrator of the School of Law’s new
Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. Cathy is responsible for directing
existing public interest activities, including coordinating the extensive student
pro bono program, working with student public interest organizations, and
counseling students interested in pursuing public interest careers. Cathy will
also administer the new Program in Public Interest Law and Policy which seeks to
offer a challenging approach to education for legal and policy work in the public
Professor Frances Elisabeth Olsen
FRANCES OLSEN, a founding board member of Break the Cycle, is a
renowned legal theorist and a professor of law at UCLA. She represented the
Native Americans throughout their 71-day uprising at Wounded Knee, South Dakota,
in 1973, and founded the first feminist public interest law firm in Denver,
Colorado. In 1984 she earned Harvard Law School’s highest graduate degree (in the
history of legal thought) and took up her professorship at UCLA. Since then, she
has also taught law in the U.S. at Harvard, Michigan and Cornell; in England at
Oxford and Cambridge; in Germany at the University of Berlin and Frankfurt
University; in Italy at the European University Institute, the prestigious
international graduate university of the European Union; and in Japan at the
University of Tokyo and Ochanomizu University. She has lectured and published on
5 continents and has helped establish programs and classes in feminist legal
theory on 4 continents.
Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
CARL H. SHUBS, Ph.D., is a Beverly Hills psychologist who works
with adults, adolescents, and children in his private practice. In addition to
his work with patients suffering from anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues,
and relationship difficulties, Carl has concentrated on helping victims of
violent crime for over 13 years. He trains other mental health professionals
regarding the assessment and treatment of victims of violent crime and has
presented on these topics at several professional conventions. Carl is co-chair
of the Victim Treatment Committee of the Los Angeles County Psychological
Association (LACPA), a post he has held for the past four years. He is currently
working on a book on victims of violent crime.
Professor David A. Sklansky
DAVID A. SKLANSKY is Acting Professor of Law at UCLA. He grew up
in Southern California, received an undergraduate degree in biophysics from U.C.
Berkeley, and attended Harvard Law School. Following his graduation from law
school, David worked as a law clerk for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Abner Mikva
and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun. He then spent a year in
private practice in Washington, D.C., before moving back to Los Angeles to join
the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, where he spent seven years
as a federal prosecutor. In 1994 he joined the faculty of the UCLA School of Law.
He teaches courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, and evidence.