Col (ret) Jeffrey S. Yarvis

Part-time Instructor



A 35-year veteran leader in student/soldier affairs, executive medicine, executive coach, clinician, life-long educator and well-published social work and military scholar in the field of psychological trauma. Awards include: NASW Pioneer, Researcher of the Year-Texas A&M University-Central Texas, 50 Executives Under 50, Uniformed Social Worker of the Year, US Army Social Worker of the Year, Mental Health Professional of the Year, Military Alpha Designator as a Professor & Military Scholar in Social Work, the Bronze Star Medal and Combat Action Badge, the Legion of Merit, and Order of Military Medical Merit. Published a recent book called “Combat Social Work.”

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  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
  • MSW, Boston College
  • M.Ed., Cambridge College
  • MS, Norwich University
  • MSS, U.S. Army War College
  • BA, Indiana University
Research Interests
  • Evidenced-based practice research with active duty and veterans populations with PTSD and co-occurring conditions with the STRONGSTAR Consortium
  • Morale injury with a focus on female warriors and veterans
Teaching Specialties
  • Military Social Work
  • Groups and Families
  • Trauma
  • Leadership (Non-profits)
  • Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Methods and Skills
  • Grant Writing
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Writing for Social Work Research

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