Since receiving her MSW in 2008, Walters' primary professional focus has been in macro practice including non-profit management, program development, fundraising, grant writing, and administration.
Bachelor of Social Work Degree, Southern Illinois University, 2007
Master of Social Work Degree, University of Georgia, 2008
Rural social work; nonprofit capacity building; fundraising and philanthropy; social work leadership; macro practice education; well-being of social workers; and research methods.
Refereed Journal Articles
Brown, A.R., Walters, J.E., Jones, A.E, & Akinsola, O. (Accepted). Examining social work practice in rural agencies: Recruitment, job satisfaction, burnout, and turnover. Contemporary Rural Social Work.
Nugent, W., Yoon, S., & Walters, J.E. (In press). Limitations of the meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials as a methodology for justifying evidence-based treatments: A secondary meta-analysis. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research.
Jones, A., Ramseyer Winter, V., Pekarek, E., & Walters, J.E. (Accepted). Binge drinking and cigarette smoking among teens: Does body image play a role? Children and Youth Services Review.
Refereed Book Reviews
Walters, J.E. (Accepted). [Review of the book Funded! Successful Grantwriting for Your Nonprofit by Hoefer, R.]. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work.
Paris, W., Winter, T., Walters, J.E., & Colsch, L.(2015). [Review of the book Science and pseudoscience in social work practice by Thyer, B.A. & Pignotti, M.G.]. Research on Social Work Practice, 26(4), 464-465. DOI: 10.1177/1049731515619014
Brescia University, School of Social Work, Owensboro, KY
Adjunct Instructor, 2015-Present
SW 301: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (Micro)
SW 302: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II (Macro)
SW 306: Practice II, Groups
SW 350: Introduction to Grant Proposal Writing
SW 381: Ethical Decisions for Social Work Practice
Indiana University, School of Social Work, Evansville/Indianapolis, Indiana
Field Instructor, 2012-2014
Walters, J.E. & Nugent, W. (2018). Perceptions of effectiveness regarding nonprofit resource center services. Poster presentation, 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), January 10, 2018, Washington, D.C.
Walters, J.E. (2017). Competencies for nonprofit leaders as identified by organizational
stakeholders: A systematic review. Poster presentation, Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, October 20, 2017, Dallas, Texas.
Bargainer, R., Cooper, D., Jang, K., Nour, B., Paris, W. & Walters, J.E. (2017). Nursing student opinions about xenotransplantation. Poster presentation, International Xenotransplantation Association Conference, September 20, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland.
Walters, J.E. (2017). Connecting social work and fundraising for practitioners. Oral
presentation, The Network for Social Work Management’s Annual Management Conference, June 15, 2017, Fordham University, New York, New York.
Walters, J.E. (2017). Necessary skills, traits and knowledge for nonprofit leaders and managers as identified by nonprofit stakeholders. Poster presentation, The Network for Social Work Management’s Annual Management Conference, June 15, 2017, Fordham University, New York, New York.
Jones, A. & Walters, J.E. (2017). Incorporating gender responsive practices in the juvenile
justice system. Roundtable session, 2017 National Title IV-E Roundtable, May 23, 2017, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona.
Walters, J.E. (2017). Social work & fundraising: Finding common ground. Oral presentation,
Fifth Annual Social Work Symposium, April 21, 2017, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.