Fall & Winter Courses
|Cat. #||Term||Course #||Title|
|3329||S1||SWK702||History of American Social Welfare Policy & Services|
|3374||S4||SWK855||Designing Social Work Research|
2012-Present Assistant Professor, Salem State University, School of Social Work
2009-2012 Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice
2012 University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice.
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Welfare.
2012 University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Ethics.
Master of Bioethics
2007 University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice
Master of Social Work
2003 Rocky Mountain College
B.A. Philosophy, minor in individualized program of study in ancient Greek
language, art, and literature.
Mental health policy and service delivery systems, especially for persons with severe mental illness; health policy, social welfare economics, applied ethics in behavioral health, social work values and ethics, quantitative research methods.
Lukens, J. & Solomon, P. (2013) Thinking through recovery: Resolving ethical challenges and promoting social
work values in mental health services. Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics,10(1).
Pouncey, C. and Lukens, J. (2010) Madness versus badness: The ethical tension
between recovery and forensic psychiatry. Journal of Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics.
Solomon, P, and Lukens, J. (2009) Mental Health Policy since 1950 in Paul Quirk &
William Cunion (Eds.) Governing America: Major Policies and Decisions of Federal, State, and Local
Government. New York: Facts on File.
Culhane, D. Fantuzzo, J., Rouse, H., Tam, V. and Lukens, J. (2008). Creating Beneficial
Connections: The Promise of Integrated Data Systems for Policy Analysis and Systems Reform. Chicago:
The MacArthur Foundation.
Matejkowski, J., Henwood, B., Lee, S., & Lukens, J. Perceptions of health as a mediating factor in the relationship
between psychiatric symptoms and quality of life for individuals in supportive housing.
What is recovery? Ethical challenges and clinical transformations.
(with Phyllis Solomon, PhD)
2012 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
Resolving Ethical Challenges and Promoting Mental Health Recovery (with Phyllis
2011 Community Behavioral Health, Philadelphia
Social work perspectives on cluster B personality disorders: Judgment or justice?
Running, cycling, camping and hiking, woodworking, homebrewing