B.S.W., Mississippi State University
M.S.S.W., University of Tennessee
Initially an adjunct lecturer for the Social Work Program, Johnson joined as a full-time member of the Social Work Faculty in 2012. Her areas of teaching interests include micro and mezzo practice courses, along with those focused on health care and aging. In 2013, she assumed the roles of Field Coordinator and Assessment Coordinator for the program. An alumnus of Mississippi State University, Johnson graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Social Work, followed by a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in 2002.
Jada Johnson's most recent practice experience entails the provision of clinical services, specifically individual, family, and group psychotherapy to geriatric clients at a hospital-based outreach center. Additionally, she has consulted for a psychiatric management company in the areas of regulation compliance and intervention training. She has served in capacities such as volunteer coordinator, department director, community educator, and patient liaison. Other areas of practice include work with veterans, foster care recruitment, and serving as a medical social worker. While currently a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), she has attained all three levels of social work licensure. She has maintained membership with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) since 2000.