Lynn Jackson

D. Lynn Jackson

Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Director of Field Education, Department of Social Work; Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Harris College
Social Work
Annie Richardson Bass Building 2127 | 817-257-5575

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Ph.D., Florida State University (2005)
MSW, Florida State University (1989)
BSW, University of South Florida (1979)

Courses Taught

Field Seminar BSW & MSW
Social Work & Group Practice BSW & MSW
Social Welfare Policy BSW

Areas of Focus

Reproductive Justice & Abortion, Field Education and Social Work education

Ely, G.E., Hales, T., Jackson, D. L., Maguin, E., & Hamilton, G. (2017). The undue burden of paying for abortion: An exploration of abortion fund cases. Health care and Social Work, 56, 1-16.

Steen, J., Smith, K., & Jackson, D.L.(2010). The development and evaluation of the perceptions of competence and responsiveness scale. Research on Social Work Practice, 36(2), 118-227.

Jackson, D. L. (2007). State policy restrictions on abortion: Implications for social workers. The Journal of Policy Practice, 6(4), 25-43.

Ligon, J, Jackson, D. L., & Thyer, B.A. (2007). Academic affiliations of Social Work journal article authors from 1999-2003: A productivity analysis spanning 25 years of Social Work scholarship. Journal of Social Service Research, 33(3), 13-20.

2015-Baccalaureate Program Directors (BPD) Conference- Kansas City, MO Policy Practice. Intentional Integration in Field

2014-Baccalaureate Program Directors (BPD) Conference- Louisville, KY Making Social Work Reinvestment Real to Students

2013-National Association of Christians in Social Work- Atlanta, GA Abortion: A Matter of Social Justice

2013-Baccalaureate Program Directors (BPD) Conference- Myrtle Bch, SC Experiential Learning Approaches to Enhance Student Interest in Practice with Older Adults

2010-National Association of Social Workers- Houston, TX Leadership at the State Level and Field Instructors: The Ethics of Working with Students

2009- National Association of Social Workers- Ft. Worth, TX Professional Dissonance: Women’s Issues in Texas

2007- Council on Social Work Education- San Francisco, CA Talking about Abortion: Ethical Concerns for Social Work Students

2010-Women’s Health Hero- Our Bodies Our Selves

2009-Recognition Service Women’s Equal Rights

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Academy of Certified Social Workers

National Association of Social Work

Council on Social Work Education

Baccalaureate Program Directors

2016- President Elect- NASW- Texas

2016- Chair of the NASW- TX Conference Planning Committee

2016- Chair of the Student Day at the Legislature Planning Committee

2015-2017- I served as the Branch Chair for the North Texas- FW Branch of the National Association of Social Workers

2014- I served on the committee for the Student Day at the Legislature