School of Social Work



Jerry Johnson, Ph.D., LMSW
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Western Michigan University
MSW, Grand Valley State University

Teaching at GVSU since: August 1994

Contact Information:
Phone: 616-331-6562
367 C DeVos Center
Jerry Johnson

Areas of Specialty
International social work and community development (Eastern & Central Europe), cross cultural adjustment, community practice, ethnography, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.  International work includes community development in Yeravan, Armenia and Tirana, Albania.  Awarded Fulbright Scholarship in 1998-99 and 2000-01.

Books Include
Crossing Borders- Confronting History (Rowan and Littlefield, 2000), and Fundamentals of Substance Abuse Practice (Brooks/Cole, 2004).  Co-Author with Dr. George Grant, Jr.- Allyn & Bacon Casebook Series (8 volumes).

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