Jeanette McQueen

  • Biographical Description

    • Jeanette "Jae" McQueen


      Clinical Assistant Professor

      MSW, University of Denver


      Craig Hall, Room 335

      Telephone: 303-871-3375


      Areas of interest:

      • Child welfare and family resiliency
      • Social justice through policy practice
      • Education equity
      • K-12 student discipline
      • Social work supervision and leadership


      Prof. Jae McQueen teaches generalist practice, community practice, social welfare policy, and leadership courses.  She has worked in a variety of clinical settings with children, youth and families including community-based services, residential treatment and public schools. Often these professional roles have included program and policy development across multiple public and private, non-profit systems of service.  

      Prof. McQueen's goal in every student interaction is inspiring future social work leaders to actively engage in their education. She utilizes teaching strategies that facilitate the learning environment and build upon students' knowledge, experiences and passions.  She has demonstrated success in sparking student interest for subjects or courses that are not always the most favored.

      Prof McQueen has received the following acknowledgments of her teaching, scholarship, and service:

      • 2010 recipient of GSSW’s Excellence in Teaching Award for adjunct faculty
      • 2012 honorary member of the Xi Delta Chapter of Phi Alpha Honor Society at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work
      • 2014 recipient of Kay M. Stevenson Faculty Citizenship Award
      • 2015 recipient of GSSW's Excellence in Teaching Award for appointed faculty
  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Publications & Presentations

    • Anyon, Y., Jenson, J., Altschul, I., Farrar, J., McQueen, J., Greer, E., Downing, B., Simmons, J. (2014). The persistent effect of race and the promise of alternatives to suspension in school discipline outcomes. Children and Youth Services Review, 44, 379-386. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.06.025

    • Paper Presentation - 2014 Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting

      2014 East, J., & McQueen, J. Creating Innovative Foundation Curriculum using Flipped Classroom Strategies. Paper presentation, Counsel on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. October 26.

    • Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Best Practices

      Presented to The Bridge Project 

      Intern Training

      February 3, 2015

    • Knowledge of Child Welfare Policy: A Tool for Advocacy

      Presented to the Kempe Center Fostering Healthy Futures Program

      Intern Training

      October 15, 2014

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