Highlights, News, and Events

Click here to learn more about the MSW graduates passing the licensing exam above national rates!
Click here for the Fall 2014 Department of Social Work & Gerontology Newsletter
Congratulations to the Winter Class of 2014!

Practice Self-Care!

Winter break is the perfect time to practice self-care. For information on how to do so, visit the SU Social Work Self-Care page!

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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
dfjaco@ship.edu  

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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

Education

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

Courses

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