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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Family and Community Medicine - Behavioral and Social Sciences, Jennifer Hammonds


Behavioral and Social Sciences Faculty

Jennifer Hammonds

Jennifer Hammonds, MSW, LCSW
Adult and Child Clinical Therapist

Degree: Master of Social Work, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

  • Interests

Clinical Interests:

  • Adolescent Mental Health
  • Family Therapy
  • Attachment Disorders
  • ADHD
  • Grief Resolution

Teaching Experience:

  • Provide supervision and instruction to students in the mental health field, assist and consult with medical school residents regarding patient mental health care.

Research Interests:

  • Factors impacting resiliency in children and adolescents, limitations and improvements in rural social work practice, rate of utilization for school based health centers, bullying among female pre-teens and adolescents.
The mission of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community.


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