Maxine Jacobson, PhD
1997Ph.D.University of UtahSocial Work
Salt Lake City, Utah
1985M.S.W.Eastern Washington UniversitySocial Work
1979M.A.University of MontanaCounseling
1972B.S.State University of New YorkEducation
Plattsburgh, New York
ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2007-PresentFounder and Director, Praxis – Generating Knowledge for Action. Independent researcher, writer, consultant, and trainer.
2007-PresentResearch Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana.
2003-2007Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana.
1999-2003Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana.
1998-1999Assistant Professor, Social Work Program; Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID.
1988-1993Founder and Director, South Central Treatment Associates, Billings, MT. Program development, implementation, and administration of a comprehensive sexual assault treatment program.
1986-1988Director, Sexual Assault Treatment Program, Mental Health Services, Inc., Helena, MT. Developed and administrated service delivery for a comprehensive sexual assault treatment program.
1985-1986Director of Adolescent Services, Driecus and Associates, Spokane, WA. Administered and provided treatment and evaluation services for adolescents and adults accused of/or adjudicated for committing sex offenses.
1978-1984Treatment Supervisor, Recovery Foundation, Missoula, MT. Supervised staff and services for outpatient substance abuse treatment.
RESEARCH, CONSULTATION, and GRANTS
2008Principal Investigator – Understanding the Park Slope Food Coop Model, Brooklyn, New York. Funded by USDA and administered through the Lake County Community Development Corporation, Ronan, Montana.
2008-PresentResearch Consultant – Evaluation Planning and Implementation – Montana’s State Substance Abuse Strategic Plan, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana.