Teaches theory related to human behavior, emphasizing the interconnection of ideas, and both clinical and environmental social work practices.
Dr. Thompson's primary research also investigates theoretical linkages between philosophy, theology, and social work practices (e.g. in adult mental health). Historical social work theory is also an area of scholarly emphasis.
PhD, University of Kansas
MA, Colorado State University
MA, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, Tex.
MSW, University of Utah
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Salyers, M., Thompson, J., et al (2012) Measuring Shared Decision Making in psychiatric Care. Psychiatric Services.
Fukui, S., Thompson, J., et al (2012) Predictors of Shared Decision Making and Levels of Agreement between Consumers and Providers in Psychiatric Care. Acta Psychiatrica Scandanavica.
Thompson, J. (2011) Connecting Theory to Practice: Karl Barth, Capability Theory and Psychiatric Social Work. Pastoral Psychology.
Derezotes, D., Thompson, J., et al (2008) Spiritual Maturity: An exploratory study and model for social work practice. Currents: New Scholarship in the Human Services. 7:1
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