Justine Rangel M.S.W., M.P.A.

Justine Rangel MSW



Justine Rangel has been worked in the public mental health field for the past 14 years; she originally started her career in the field of substance use treatment before taking an administration position with the Office of Cultural Competence and Ethnic Services for the Department of Behavioral Health in San Bernardino County where she served as the interim Cultural Competency Officer for the County, responsible for the Office of Cultural Competence and Ethnic Services, The Public Information Office and the Office of Consumer and Family Affairs. Ms. Rangel was also an adjunct social work professor for University of Massachusetts Global since 2013. Recently she accepted full time employment at UMass Global as an Assistant Field Director of BASW Program and Assistant Professor of Social Work.  She is the recipient of a Master’s degree in Social Work and Public Administration. In addition she is a Mental Health First Aid Instructor.


  • Social Work
  • Psychiatric Mental Health


Master's in Public Administration

California Baptist University

Master's in Social Work

California State University, San Bernardino

Scholarly Activities

Mental Health First Aid Instructor

Professional Experiences

Interim Cultural Competency Officer

County of San Bernardino, Dept. of Behavioral Health

Plan, assign, review, and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Prepare and sign performance evaluations; hire staff and recommend and implement disciplinary actions. Plan, develop, implement and monitor a culturally and linguistic healthcare and outreach program; develop and implement translation and interpretation services.

Assistant Professor

University of Massachusetts Global, Irvine, CA

Evaluate student papers and signature assignments. Teach undergraduate students in the field of social work, on both Micro and Macro social work practice. Serve as a field placement instructor and Collaborate with field placement supervisors to enhance field placement experience.

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