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School of Public Service Leadership Department of Social Work

Lisa Jennings


  • Master of Social Work - Not Applicable


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Alabama, 2009
    Major: Social Work
  • Master of Social Work
    University of Alabama, 1994
    Major: Social Work
  • Bachelor of Business Admin
    Faulkner University, 1991
    Major: Business Administration

Licensure & Certificates

  • LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • LICSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker


  • "Long-term care and life planning preferences for older gays and lesbians" 2010
  • "Beginning to See the Big Picture: BSW Student Reflections on Community Macro "Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work 2015
  • "Religiousness and social integration in assisted living" 2009
  • "The challenge of integrating social justice content into social work education: Making the abstract concrete"Journal of Teaching in Social Work 0001
  • "Meta-Analysis of Approaches to Engage Social Work Students Online"Journal of Teaching in Social Work. 2017
  • "Long Distance Parental Caregivers' Experiences with Siblings: A Qualitative Study" 2006
  • "Using the Native American Talking Circle: Experiential Learning on Ethnic and Cultural Diversity of Southern California" 2014
  • "The Influence of Self-compassion on the Life Satisfaction of Gay Men" 2014
  • "A Meta-Analysis of Approaches to Engage Social Work Students Online. Journal of Teaching in Social Work"Journal of Teaching in Social Work 2018
  • "Change Agent Productions: Developing a sustainable model for community social enterprise" 2012
  • "The Age of Supported Independence: Voices of In-Home Care by Beatrice Hale" 2011
  • "Self-compassion and life satisfaction in gay men."Psychological reports 2014
  • "Developing a Sustainable Model for a Community Youth Development Social Enterprise: One Agency’s Plan for Success"THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES 2016


  • "ACSW Annual Conference"Mindfulness in Aging - Taking Care of Self
    Orange Beach, AL . January 2018

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Brian Christenson PHD, MSW, BSW

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