Jennifer Harrison

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Jennifer Harrison
Interim Director - Associate Professor
Office: 
(269) 387-3173
Location: 
4418 Health and Human Services Building, Mail Stop 5354
Mailing address: 
College of Health and Human Services
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5354 USA
Education: 
  • Ph.D, Western Michigan University
  • M.S.W., University of Houston
  • B.S., Michigan State University
Bio: 

Jennifer Harrison, PhD, LMSW, CAADC is a social worker, chemical addictions counselor, and an associate professor as well as the interim director for the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University.  Jennifer’s clinical work focuses on integrated substance use, mental health, and physical health services for individuals with co-occurring needs.  Her research interests and publication record include international social justice, co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and medical needs among adults, and peer services in behavioral health services.  She has presented on interprofessional research and teaching in the U.S and internationally, with specific foci in India and Guatemala.  Jennifer is a co-principal investigator in two HRSA funded projects to impact the interprofessional behavioral health workforce, I-PEER and MY-PROUD, and has developed a digital application for goal attainment with interprofessional colleagues.