Jason Schwartz

A photo of Jason Schwartz

Part-Time Lecturer

Social Work

319 Marshall


[email protected]


  • MSW, Wayne State University, 1999
  • BSW, Eastern State University, 1994


Jason serves as the Director of Behavioral Health at St. Mary Mercy Hospital. Prior to St. Mary’s, Jason spent 25 years at Dawn Farm, most of that time as clinical director. Jason’s experience includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services, long and short term residential SUD treatment, social detox, a community outreach center, adult and adolescent outpatient services, corrections outreaches and transitional housing. He has been a lecturer at EMU since 2004.

Jason's recent service activities include committees and boards with: National Association of Social Workers; Livonia Save Our Youth Coalition; Michigan Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors; and Families Against Narcotics of NW Wayne and Washtenaw Counties.


  • SWRK 120 Introduction to Social Work Services and Professional Roles
  • SWRK 317 Interpersonal Foundation of SW Practice
  • SWRK 318 Skills Integration Seminar
  • SWRK 409 Generalist Social Work Practice with Groups
  • SWRK 503 Ethics and the Social Work Profession
  • SWRK 657 SW Advanced Practice: Substance Use Disorders



  • Licensed Master Social Worker – Macro Practice & Micro Practice (State of Michigan)
  • Master Addiction Counselor (NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals)
  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals)
  • Academy of Certified Social Workers (National Association of Social Workers)


  • Distinguished Alumnus of the Year (Eastern Michigan University School of Social Work)
  • Brian Montes Memorial Award (Livonia Save Our Youth Coalition)