Jennifer Harrison, PhD, LMSW, CAADC is a social worker, chemical addictions counselor, and an assistant professor for the School of Social Work at Western Michigan University.
Jennifer’s clinical work focuses on integrated health and restorative justice practices at Behavioral Health Services. Her research interests and publication record include international social justice, co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and medical needs among adults, peer services in behavioral health services. She has presented on interprofessional research and teaching in the U.S and internationally.
Jennifer is the Co-PI with Dr. Ann Chapleau in the I-PEER program to address the interprofessional behavioral health workforce development in rural and medically underserved Southwest Michigan. She has developed two interprofessional study abroad courses in Guatemala and India, and was the Western Michigan University’s Faculty Excellence in Global Engagement recipient.
At Western Michigan University, the Haworth College of Business and College of Health and Human Services have developed an interprofessional study abroad course, “Social Justice and Sustainability in India.” This course for…