Jahanna Bailey, DSW, LCSW-BACS
Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
BSW Program Director
Office: 2147 Pleasant Hall
DSW, Social Work, Tulane University, 2017
MSW, Social Work, Tulane University, 2005
BA, Sociology and English, Tulane University, 2004
Jahanna Bailey, DSW, LCSW-BACS, serves as an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the School Social Work, where she teaches research and practice courses, as well as electives in the area of at-risk youth. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, she earned a Doctorate in Social Work from Tulane University. For over 13 years Dr. Bailey served as a clinician and supervisor at Capital Area Human Services District’s School Based Therapy Program before coming to Louisiana State University. Her practice experience includes extensive work with children, youth and families, particularly in the school setting.
Dr. Bailey believes that the field of social work is an instrumental avenue for facilitating and empowering individuals to become active agents in social change. Her research area focuses on children and youth, with specific emphasis on childhood trauma. She has facilitated numerous workshops across the state on empirically-based interventions with at risk youth and families. Throughout her social work career, she has been dedicated to serving and advocating for the welfare of children, youth and their families.
Bailey, J. & Conrad. B. (August 2018). Mental Health and School-aged Children. Thrive Academy. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bailey, J. (April 2018). What’s Next: Focus on Utilizing your Social Work Degree. Social Work Student Organization. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Bailey, J. & Conrad, B. (October 2017). Suicide Prevention Workshop. Brighter Horizon Elementary and Middle School. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Bailey, J. & Sclafani, B. (August 2017). Children’s Mental Health: School Based Therapy Programs. West Baton Rouge Rotary Club. West Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Bailey, J. & Conrad, B. (March 2017). Children’s Mental Health. CASA. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Bailey, J. & Conrad, B. (February 2017) Lunch and Learn: Living with Adult ADHD. Capital Area Human Services. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Member of the Terrorism and Disaster Coalition for Child and Family Resilience
Member of the Louisiana State University School of Social Work Field Advisory Committee
Member of the Louisiana State University School of Social Work Curriculum Committee
Trainer in Crisis Prevention and Supportive Intervention
Member of the National Health Service Corps
Member of the Phi Alpha Honor Society