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Dr. Jean Ollis

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Contact Information

Jetter School of Professional Studies
740-392-6868 Ext. 3708Email Dr. Ollis
Professional Experience:
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Columbus and Franklin County (Caseworker/Sexual Abuse Prevention Training Coordinator/Student Intern), 1991-1993
  • HomeCare Matters Home Health and Hospice (Bereavement Coordinator/Medical Social Worker), 1993-2002
  • MedCentral Mansfield Hospital (Clinical Social Worker — Call-in), 1998-1999
  • Advantage Adoption and Foster Care (Case Manager II), 2002-2003
  • Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center WIA Youth Program (Administrator/Co-Coordinator), 2003-2011
  • Affinity HealthWorks, LLC (Mental Health Therapist/Field Instructor), 2010-present
  • Mt. Vernon Nazarene University, Assistant Professor of Social Work/GPS Social Work Program Coordinator, 2010-present
Professional Organizations:
  • LISW-S (Supervising Independent Social Worker, State of Ohio)
  • NASW (National Association of Social Workers)
  • NHSC (National Health Service Corps) provider
Awards and Recognitions
  • Alpha Delta Mu National Social Work Honor Society
  • Mortar Board Senior Class Honor Society, The Ohio State University
  • Employee of the Year, HomeCare Matters Home Health and Hospice
Published Works and Presentations:
  • Social Work Ethics and Use of Technology (Focusing on Youth Issues Conference, 2014)
  • Taking Care of the Service Providers; Compassion Satisfaction and Compassion Fatigue (Focusing on Youth Issues Conference, 2013)
  • Ethics and Confidentiality: The Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Client Records and HIPAA Privacy rule: Implications for alcohol and substance abuse programs (Freedom Center, 2014)
  • Coping with Holiday Grief (Wise Funeral Service, 2001, 2002)
  • Doctor of Ministry, Leadership and Global Perspectives, George Fox University, 2020
  • MSW, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (2009)
  • B.S. in Social Work, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (1992) 


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John Ballenger - Director of the Writing Lab, Assistant Professor of English