Full-Time Faculty

Jennifer Putney, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Practice

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B.A.S.W., University of New Hampshire
M.S.W., University of Denver
Ph.D., Simmons College

Courses Taught

SW 401A & B - Social Work Policy and Services
SW 421A & B Social Work Practice I
SW 438 Drugs, Alcohol, and Social Work Practice
SW 441 - Social Work Research Methods
SW 568 - Evidence-Based Practice with Substance Use Disorders

Selected Presentations

Putney, J. M., Cadet. T., Downs, M. (2011, October). Creating "we" in PhD: Fostering community in social work doctoral education. Panel presentation at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Putney, J. M. (2011, April). Companion animals in the lives of older lesbian adults: Preliminary findings. Invited presentation at the Simmons College Faculty Colloquium, Boston, MA.

Frost, A. K., & Putney, J. M. (2009, November). Blended learning: Impact on student learning, competencies and face-to-face teaching. Poster presented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Selected Grant Activity

2010-2011: Simmons College Student Research Fund

Consulting and Professional Activity

Codman Square Health Center - Consultant - 2011-Present
Harvard Medical School - Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry - 2008-Present