D. Lynn Jackson, PhD, LCSW, ACSW, FNAP
Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Associate Professor/Director of Field Education
Texas Christian University
Dr. Lynn Jackson is Associate Professor and Director of Field Education for the TCU Department of Social Work. In addition to internship responsibilities, she is also the Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives for the Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences. As such she oversees the strategic plan, college-wide IPE activities, diversity and inclusion, and global initiatives. Lynn is licensed with an LCSW and has 40 years of professional social work experience where she worked and trained other social workers as part of interprofessional teams.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
In 2009, The University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) at Fort Worth, Texas, created the Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education (SAGE) program. The goals of the program were to strengthen healthcare students’ skill in the care of older adults through experiential education, to increase interprofessional collaboration, and to engage with older adults in the community. Program outcomes have included expansion to a partnering institution, Texas Christian University (TCU), with additional disciplines. To date, over 1,800 older adults and over 10,000 students have benefited from…