Jane Middleton, D.S.W.

Professor of Social Work
MCD 221


D.S.W., School of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania, 1985
M.S.W., School of Social Administration, Temple University, 1976
B.S.W., School of Social Administration, Temple University

Professional and Service Experience

  • Director, Department of Social Work Education, California State University, Fresno, 2000-2012
  • Professor, School of Social Administration, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1980-2000
  • County Liason, Office of the Special Master for Pennhurst 3rd Federal District Court, 1978-1980
  • Consultant, Temple University Developmental Disabilities Health Center, 1976-1978
  • Counselor, Highway Safety Program, West Philadelphia Mental Health Consortium, 1972-1973
  • Evaluation Specialist, Children and Youth Program, 1967-1970

Honors and Awards

  • CSWE Minority Fellow
  • Alumni Award - School of Social Administration, General Alumni Association, 1989
  • Achievement Award, Philadelphians Concerned About Housing

Professional Affiliations

  • Vice-president, National Association of Social Workers 
  • Past president, California Chapter NASW
  • CSWE, Council on Social Work Education
  • NADD, National Association of Deans and Directors of Social Work Programs
  • CADD, California Deans and Directors of Social Work Programs
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Continuing Education
  • Mental Health Advisory Group, California Department of Mental Health

Publications and Presentations

  • An Empowering Approach for Managing Social Service Organizations, with Hardina, Montana and Simpson, Springer Publishing Company, 2006
  • "Community Building as a Strategy for Social Change," International Conference on School Welfare, Online, 1998
  • "Developing Social Work Curriculum in a Long Term Mental Illness," Strengthening the Scientific Base of Social Work Education for Services to the Long-term Seriously Mentally Ill, National Association of Deans and Directors of School of Social Work, School of Social Work, VA Commonwealth University, NIMH, 1988
  • "Case Management with Special Population: People Labeled Mentally Retarded," Social Work Practice with Populations At-Risk, Fourth National Synopsium on Doctoral Research and Social Work Practice, Ohio State University, 1988
  • Case Management in Mental Retardation Service Delivery Systems, Ann Arbor Michigan, 1985