Jennifer Harrison

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Jennifer Harrison
Interim Director and Associate Professor
(269) 387-3173
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
  • Ph.D, Western Michigan University
  • M.S.W., University of Houston
  • B.S., Michigan State University

Jennifer Harrison joined the School of Social Work full-time in 2011, after five years of serving as an adjunct instructor. She brings over 20 years of clinical and administrative experience in behavioral and medical social work, and continues to be in direct practice to date. Jennifer serves as the Field Director for the School of Social Work, and teaches courses in field education, individual and family practice, and policy, as well as an interdisciplinary study abroad course in Guatemala. Her research interests include Evidence-Based Practice development and implementation, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse, assessments of student learning, and the incorporation of peers into treatment services.