Areas of Expertise
Jonathan Singer, PhD, LCSW, is a Professor in the School of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Singer has had a long-standing interest in the role of technology in social work practice. He is the founder and host of the award-winning Social Work Podcast (www.socialworkpodcast.com), the first podcast by and for social workers. Dr. Singer is interested in the interpersonal mechanisms that protect against or contribute to youth suicidal risk within families; how and why parents access services for their suicidal children; and how to improve school responsiveness to youth suicide crises. Dr. Singer is a well-regarded, international speaker and his research has been featured in national and international media outlets. Currently, he serves as the President of the American Association of Suicidology.