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Summit College

Faculty

Jill L. Dickie, M.S.S.A., M.P.A., Ph.D.

Jill L. Dickie, M.S.S.A., M.P.A., Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Community Services Technology; Program Director, Institute for Health and Social Policy
Department: Public Service Technology
Office: Polsky 166/411
Phone: 330.972.8841
Fax: 330.972.5476
Email: jdickie@uakron.edu


Biography

Courses Taught

  • 2260:210 Addiction Education and Prevention
  • 2260:260 Introduction to Addiction
  • 2260:261 Addiction Treatment
  • 2260:262 Basic Helping Skills
  • 2260:xxx Addiction Services Electives
  • 7750:401 Social Work Practice I
  • 7750:402 Social Work Practice II

Education

  • B.A. in English - The University of Pittsburgh
  • M.S.S.A. (Social Work) - Case Western Reserve University
  • M.P.A. - Kent State University

Professional Interests

  • Addictions Theory and Treatment
  • Community-Based Social Services
  • Dynamics and Theory of Change
  • Disaster Mental Health

Mini Bio

Jill Dickie has been a faculty member in Summit College's Community Services Program since 1998. She also teaches a course in the School of Social Work. She has been affiliated with the Institute for Health and Social Policy since 1999. She is a member of the County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board and a disaster mental health volunteer with the American Red Cross. 

Prior to joining the faculty, she served as Executive Director of Family Solutions, Clinical Director at Family Services (Greenleaf) and director of a branch office of a community mental health center. In addition to full-time agency positions, she taught part-time in the Social Work department of Kent State University and served as an adjunct professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. She also maintained a private practice, specializing in the areas of mood disorders and addiction. 

She is licensed as an Independent Social Worker (LISW) in Ohio and is certified as a chemical dependency counselor (CCDCIII-E) by the Ohio Credentialing Board and the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium.


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