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Jacobs, Judy



Judy L. Jacobs, PhD, RN, LPC has taught at several universities for graduate, undergraduate, and doctoral level courses which include workplace violence, career development, team dynamics and development, cultural diversity, administration, interpersonal relationships, and various nursing courses. 

She won the Cutting Edge Award, from the Academy of Human Resource Development which is a research award for her publication on hate crimes and workplace violence.

Dr. Jacobs developed the first Crisis Response Team in Michigan used in conjunction with law enforcement agencies, for which she was the program’s trainer for 14 years. She is also a Registered Nurse, a Licensed Professional Counselor and is certified in trauma.

More about Judy Jacobs

Dr. Jacobs is a co-author of the book The Workplace Violence in Healthcare Tool Kit: A Guide To Establishing a Prevention and Training Program (McGraw Hill). 

Doctorate at Union Institute & University (Ohio)

Master’s degree at Oakland University (Michigan)

Dr Jacobs' primary research interests include various aspects of workplace violence. She has presented programs regarding workplace violence, crisis intervention, and traumatic stress for schools, police & fire departments, and corporations throughout the United States and Canada. She has also conducted seminars for NOVA, the National Victim Center, and many other national organizations. She has published several articles regarding workplace violence.