Jonathan Harmon, ACSW, LSW, MSS

Adjunct Professor
Social Work
Hayman 364

As a licensed social worker, I bring to La Salle University over three decades in the not-for-profit human services.  I’ve worked as a couple and family therapist, an agency leader, grant writer, fundraiser and consultant to an array of human service nonprofits.  I’m a social justice advocate and activist.

Areas of Expertise

Introduce students to and help students master the Social Work Competencies and a variety of social work Codes of Ethics, and support student experiences throughout all semesters of field practice
Introduce students to mezzo and macro practices, community organization and social movements
Anti-racism education and activism
The Opioid Epidemic


Abington High School, Abington, PA
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (BA)
Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work & Social Research (MSS)


Licensed Social Worker, PA (since 1989)
Academy of Certified Social Workers (since 1984)
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Certified, UPenn Graduate School of Education (2015)


La Salle University Social Work Department (full-time ‘99/’00, part-time since 2014)
Drexel University Master of Family Therapy Program, Adjunct Faculty (1985-1997)


Child abuse identification and reporting
Special projects in special education in pre-school settings
Best practices for boards of directors in not-for-profit organizations; the role of board members in fundraising in both emerging and established not-for-profit organizations