Lubbock Christian University
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Jill Johnson, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Social Work and Criminal Justice; Director, Social Work

  • PhD in Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington, 2005
  • Master of Science in Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington 1998
  • Bachelor of of Social Work, Lubbock Christian University, 1995
Current Classes
  • Statistics
  • Diversity
  • Generalist Practice with Individuals and Families
  • Generalist Practice with Communities and Organizations


Dr. Johnson is licensed in Texas at the Master’s Level (LMSW) with Independent Practice Recognition (IPR). Dr. Johnson has social work experience with Hospitals, Home Health, Family Preservation, Domestic Violence, Criminal Justice, Gerontology, foster care, and court-ordered social studies in child custody disputes and stepparent adoptions.  She regularly provides staff training to social service agencies in Lubbock and South Africa. Dr. Johnson has served on the board of Head Start and Across the Street Ministries. Dr. Johnson is a member of the Council on Social Work Education, Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Phi Alpha Honor Society, North American Association of Christian Social Workers, Lubbock Medical Social Workers, and Texas Social Work Deans and Directors. She has taught in the social work program since 2001.