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.

Come Support SW POC Projects

Shippnsburg Community Resource Coalition's Summer Lunch Program
Donation Day in CUB - 10/27/14 from 11am - 2pm
Restaurant Night at Knute's - 11/3/14 from 10am - 11pm
Print off the flyer
For more information, contact Jenna

Help raise money to build wheelchair accessible garden beds in the SU community garden!
Canners will be outside Sheetz on the following dates:
Friday, October 17 from 10am - 12pm
Saturday, October 18 from 10am - 12pm

Ship Says No More Campaign!
Members of campus should hold the "No More" sign
Submit it to Women's Center by:
-emailing the photos to womenscenter@ship.edu
-post the photos to twitter with #ShipSaysNoMore or @suwomenscenter
Signs are available at the Women's Center or the Social Work department
Photos due by October 31

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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