Jennifer Henningfield, Director of Online & Off-site Field Education and Part-time Lecturer, joined the CSUN faculty in the Fall of 2006. She received her MSW from University of California, Los Angeles and has over twenty years of practice experience. She has taught core courses including DSM IV, Family Crisis & Trauma, Human Behavior in the Social Environment and Field Seminar classes. She also teaches the Social Work in Health Care Settings elective.
Professor Henningfield serves on multiple committees relevant to field, including the Joint Field Consortium, GSWEC steering committee, and events supporting students in securing internships and post graduate employment. Professor Henningfield has experience in medical and mental health settings. She has served as a SCAN team coordinator, clinical consultant and has worked as a Field Liaison at CSUN. Prior to coming to CSUN she was a Field Instructor for CSUN, CSULA and UCLA. She served for three years on the board of directors for Single Mothers Outreach and currently serves on the board of directors for Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project.