Jenny  Headley

Jenny Headley, MSW, LCSW

Visiting Professor of Social Work


Jenny Headley made the transition from adjunct professor to visiting professor in the university’s School of Social Work in 2019. She worked previously on an adjunct basis the past four years, teaching courses in both the Master of Social Work program and at the undergraduate level. Also, in 2018-19, she worked as a part-time school social worker at Four Corners Elementary School in Salem, Oregon.

Previously, in 2017-18, Jenny served as the MSW intern supervisor at Hillside Inn in Newberg. Her experience in the field includes work at different levels of care within the mental health system. She was the clinical team lead (2013-14) and was a primary therapist (2010-13) for the Eating Disorder Partial Hospital Program at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland. Additionally, she worked as a social worker at the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry Program at Legacy Emanuel Hospital, and as an outpatient therapist with Morrison Child and Family Services.

Headley is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Oregon. She earned a master’s degree in social work from New York University in New York in 2005 and a bachelor’s degree in social work from Azusa Pacific University in 2001.