Highlights, News, and Events

Thinking about majoring in Social Work? Join the Social Work Orientation Meetings
Friday, October 17 from 2-3 pm
Tuesday, November 4 from 3-4:30 pm
Thursday, December 4 from 3:30-4:30 pm
RSVP here. RSVP recommended, but not required.

MSW Info Session
Monday, September 29
6 p.m.
CUB 119

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    Contact Information

    Department of Social Work & Gerontology
    Shippensburg University
    382 Shippen Hall
    1871 Old Main Drive
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 477-1717


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     Dr. Deborah Jacobs

    Professor, Department Chair, MSW Co-Director

    Deborah Franks Jacobs

    Office: 384A Shippen Hall
    Phone: 717-477-1276
    Email: dfjaco@ship.edu


    BSW- Temple University (1972)
    MSW- University of Michigan (1979)
    PhD- Brandeis University (1987)


    SWK275: Social Work Skills for Working with Groups

    SWK340: Assessing Organizations and Communities in Society

    SWK370: Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities

    SWK420: Gender Issues for Helping Professionals

    SWK450: Social Welfare Policy and Services

    SWK511: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II

    SWK515: Social Welfare Policy

    SWK530/531: Field Practicum

    SWK610: Advanced Human Behavior in the Social Environment

    SWK621: Advanced Macro Social Work Practice