Center for Communication and Social Development
1310 W. Pleasant St., Office 133
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.
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan.
Doctor of Philosophy, 2012
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo.
Master of Arts, 2009
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, Tex.
Master of Arts, 2006
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Master of Social work, 2002
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Salyers, M., Thompson, J., et al (2012) Measuring Shared Decision Making in psychiatric Care. Psychiatric Services (in press)
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 (in press)
Thompson, J. (2011) Connecting Theory to Practice: Karl Barth, Capability Theory and Psychiatric Social Work. Pastoral Psychology (in press)
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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