Dr. Jodi M. Jacobson, Associate Professor
University of Maryland
Phone: (410) 706.3607
School of Social Work
Fax: (410) 706.6046
525 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
MSW, PhD; University of Maryland Baltimore
Expertise and Research Interests:
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)
Health and Productivity Management
Financial Capability and Economic Well-Being
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention
|Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications:|
Ting, L., Jacobson, J. M., & Sanders, S. (in press). Current levels of perceived stress among mental health social workers who work with suicidal clients. Social Work.
|Jacobson, J. M., Pastoor, J., & Sharar, D. (2013). Predicting practice outcomes among social work employee assistance counselors. Social Work in Mental Health, 11, 1-14. doi: 10/1080/01488376.2012.744627 |
|Jacobson, J. M. (2012). Risk of Compassion Fatigue and Burnout and Potential for Compassion Satisfaction Among Employee Assistance Professionals: Protecting the Workforce, Traumatology, 18, 64-72.|
|Jacobson, J. M., Osteen, P., Jones, A. L., & Berman, A. (2012). Evaluation of the Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk Training. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.|
Jacobson, J. M., Osteen, P. J., Sharpe, T., & Pastoor, J. (2012). Randomized trial of suicide gatekeeper training for social work students. Research on Social Work Practice, 22, 270-281.
Jacobson, J. M., Rothschild, A., Mirza, F., & Couteau, M. (2012). Risk of burnout and compassion fatigue, and potential for compassion satisfaction among clergy: Implications for social work and religious organizations. Social Service Review. doi:10.1080/01488376.2012.744627
|Jacobson, J. M., & Sacco, P. (2012). Employee assistance program services for alcohol and other drug problems: Implications for increased identification and engagement in treatment. The American Journal on Addictions, 21(5), 1-8.|
Jacobson, J. M., Jones, A., & Bowers, N. (2011). Using existing employee assistance program case files to demonstrate outcomes. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 26(1), 44-58. doi: 10.1080/15555240.2011.540983
Jacobson, J. M., & Attridge, M. (2010). Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs): An allied profession for work/life. Work and Family Encyclopedia. Sloan Work and Family Research Network. Available Online: http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/encyclopedia_entry.php?id=17296&area=All
Jacobson, J. M., & Jones, A. (2010). Standards for the EAP profession: Isn’t it time we all start speaking the same language? Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 25(1), 1-18. doi: 10.1080/15555240903538741
Everly, G. S., Welzant, V., & Jacobson, J. M. (2008). Resistance and resilience: The final frontier in traumatic stress management. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 10, 261-270.
Ting, L., Jacobson, J. M., & Sanders, S. (2008). Available supports and coping behaviors of mental health social workers following fatal and nonfatal client suicide behavior. Social Work, 53, 211-221.
Sanders, S., Jacobson, J. M., & Ting, L. (2008). Preparing for the inevitable: Training social workers to cope with client suicide. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 28(1), 1-18. doi: 10.1080/08841230802178821
Jacobson, J. M. (2006). Compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, and burnout: Reactions among employee assistance professionals providing workplace crisis intervention and disaster management services. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 21, 133-152. doi: 10.1300/J490v21n03_08
Sanders, S., Ting, L., Power, J., & Jacobson, J. M. (2006). Social workers’ views of no suicide contracts. Social Work in Mental Health, 4(4), 51-66. doi: 10.1300/J200v04n04_04
Ting, L., Sanders, S., Jacobson, J. M., & Power, J. (2006). Dealing with the aftermath: A qualitative analysis of reactions of mental health social workers after a client suicide. Social Work, 51, 329-342.
Sanders, S., Jacobson, J. M., & Ting, L. (2005). Reactions of mental health social workers following a client suicide or attempt: A qualitative investigation. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 51, 197-216. doi: 10.2190/D3KH-EBX6-Y70P-TUGN
Ting, L., Jacobson, J. M., Sanders, S., Bride, B., & Harrington, D. (2005). The secondary traumatic stress scale (STSS): Confirmatory factor analyses with a national sample of mental health social workers. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Special Issue on Measurement and Assessment, 11 (3), 177-194. doi: 10.1300/J137v11n0309
Jacobson, J. M., Ting, L., Sanders, S., & Harrington, D. (2004). Prevalence of and reactions to fatal and nonfatal client suicidal behavior: A national study of mental health social workers. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 49, 237-248. doi: 10.2190/HPKQ-T700-EPQL-58JQ
Masi, D., & Jacobson, J. M. (2003). Outcome measurements of an integrated employee assistance and work-life program. Research on Social Work Practice, 13, 451-467. doi: 10.1177/1049731503013004003
Masi, D. A., Jacobson, J. M., & Cooper, A. (2000). Quantifying quality: Findings from clinical reviews. Employee Assistance Quarterly, 15(4), 1-17. doi.org/10.1300/J022v15n04_01
|Book Chapters and Selected Invited Publications:|
Jacobson, J. M., Sander, R., Svoboda, D., & Elkinson, A. (2011). Defining the role and contributions of social workers in the advancement of economic stability and capability of individuals, families and communities. Center for Financial Security Research Brief, 2011-5.4, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Financial Security. Retried from http://cfs.wisc.edu/DV_Workshop/Jacobson_Research_Brief.pdf
|Jacobson, J. M., & Kominoth, C. (2009). Impaired professionals: Unique challenges for employee assistance programs. In W. G. Emener, W. S. Hutchinson, & M. A. Richard (Eds.), Employee Assistance Programs: Wellness/Enhancement Programming, 4th Edition (319-327) . Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, LTD.|
Jacobson, J. M., & Hosford-Lamb, J. (2008). Working it out: Social workers in employee assistance. Social Work Today, 8(2), 18-23.
Ottenstein, R., & Jacobson, J. M. (2006). A seat at the table: The EAP role in corporate disaster planning and response. Journal of Employee Assistance, 2nd Quarter, 13-15.
|Jacobson, J. M., Paul, J., & Blum, D. (2005). The EAP workplace critical incident continuum. The Journal of Employee Assistance, 32(2), 28-30. (Translated into Mandarin and simultaneously published in Focus & Forecast, Taiwan).|