Quinnipiac University
Stephanie A. Jacobson

Associate Professor of Social Work

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Education

  • BA, University of Pennsylvania
  • MSW, New York University
  • PHD, The City University of New York

Areas of Expertise

  • Geriatrics/Gerontology/Ageing
  • Education/Teaching and Learning
  • End-of-Life Care, Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Health & Wellness
  • Mental Health/Behavioral Health/Psychology/Psychiatry

Organization

  • Social Work

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC

Experience

Compassionate Counseling and Culinary Arts Therapy, LLC

Clinical Social Worker

Woodbridge, CT

2022 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Associate Department Chair of Social Work

Hamden, CT

2019 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Associate Professor of Social Work

Hamden, CT

2019 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Interim Department Chair & MSW Program Director

Hamden, CT

2018 - 2019

Quinnipiac University

Associate Department Chair

Hamden, CT

2016 - 2018

Geriatric and Adult Psychiatry

Clinical Social Worker

Hamden, CT

2016 - 2022

Quinnipiac University

Interim Department Chair

Hamden, CT

2015 - 2015

Quinnipiac University

Assistant Professor

Hamden, CT

2013 - 2019

Silver School of Social Work at New York University

Adjunct Lecturer

New York, NY

2011 - 2013

Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College

Adjunct Lecturer

New York, NY

2011 - 2012

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Social Worker

New York, NY

2007 - 2013

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Practicing Difficult Conversations: Suicide Risk Assessment and Safety Planning

Jacobson, S.A., & McCave, E.

Annual State Conference, Groton, CT, National Association of Social Workers Connecticut Chapter (2022)

Non-Peer Reviewed Presentation

The Use of Standardized Clients to Practice Social Work Skills with Diverse Populations

Jacobson, S.A., & McCave, E.

Inclusive Excellence Assembly at Quinnipiac University (2022)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Teaching telehealth skills: using standardized actors to meet social work competencies

Jacobson, S.A.

CSWE Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, Council on Social Work Education (2021 accepted, but not presented)

Peer Reviewed Journal

The dynamic duo: Use of standardized clients across the social work practice and field curricula

Jacobson, S.A, Kelly, A, McCave, E., & Mutrie, L.

Journal of Social Work Education (2021 - in review)

Peer Reviewed Poster

How Social Isolation in Older Adults is Affected by Population Density and Race/Ethnicity Factors

Powell, D., Jacobson, S.A., Lerner, R. Feinn, R., Nicholson, N., & Andreoletti, C.

CPHA Virtual Annual Conference, CT, Connecticut Public Health Association (2021)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Social Isolation, Race, and Gender: Differences between Urban and Rural Older Adults

Jacobson, S.A., Nicholson, N.R., Feinn, R., & Lerner, R.

Society for Social Work Research, Washington, D.C. (2020)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Utilizing Change Leadership Within Social Work Education to Prioritize and Expand Interprofessional Education in a University Setting: A Case Study

McCave, E.L., Mutrie, L., Doyle, M.H., Jacobson, S., Kelly, A.

30(2) Advances in Social Work 497-514 (2020)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Social Isolation and Population Density: Ethnic Differences between Urban and Rural Older Adults

Nicholson, N., Feinn, R., Lerner, R., & Jacobson, S.A.

Eastern Nursing Research Society, Providence, RI (2019)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Using Standardized Actors to Practice Social Work Skills: Measuring Impact on Competency

Jacobson, S.A., Mutrie, L., & McCave, E.

Council on Social Work Education, Denver, CO (2019)

Chapter

The encyclopedia of elder care

Nicholson, N.R., & Jacobson, S.A.

Social Isolation 4th ed. 683-685 New York, NY (Springer 2018)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Social Isolation and population density differences between urban and rural older adults

Nicholson, N., Khamphouy, L., Feinn, R., & Jacobson, S.A.

Connecticut Nursing Research Alliance, Hartford, CT (2018)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Standardized clients in social work: impact of anxiety on engagement

Jacobson, S.A., Kelly, A., & Mutrie, L.

Council on Social Work Education, Orlando, FL (2018)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Social isolation and population density: impact of race/ethnicity

Jacobson, S.A., Nicholson, N., & Feinn, R.

Gerontological Society of America, Boston, MA (2018)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Simulation in the MSW curricula: Praxis-informed development of this pedagogical tool

Jacobson, S.A., Mutrie, L., & Kelly, A.

Council on Social Work Education, Dallas, TX (2017)

Professional Designation