Jennifer Graber



Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Practice Initiatives

Office Location:
307 McDowell Hall

Dr. Graber teaches psychosocial nursing in the undergraduate program. She also coordinates and teaches in the psychiatric DNP program.



  • EdD, Delaware State University
  • MSN, University of Pennsylvania
  • BSN, University of Delaware


  • Course Coordinator- NUR 242 Nursing Care IIIB, Care of the Client with Alterations in Mental Health
  • Course Coordinator- NURS 354 Psychosocial Nursing
  • Course Coordinator- NURS 354 Honors Psychosocial Nursing
  • Course Coordinator- NURS 366 Independent Study
  • Course Coordinator- NURS 459 Clinical Applications of Psychosocial Nursing
  • Course Coordinator- NURS 466 Independent Study


  • NURS 671 Psychiatric Mental Health I
  • NURS 672 Psychiatric Mental Health II
  • NURS 675 Psychiatric Mental Health II Clinical
  • Hertsenberg, L., Madiraca, J., Travers, S., Saylor, J. L., & Graber, J. S. (2016). Beta Xi Chapter Promotes Membership Engagement Through Boot Camp Programs. In Leadership Connection, Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society for Nursing. Indianapolis, IN.
  • Saylor, J., Schell, K. A., Mandell, M. & Graber, J. (2015). Development of a clinical competency checklist for care of patients experiencing substance withdrawal delirium or and delirium: Use of a Delphi technique and expert panel. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 55(6), 29-36.  DOI: 10.3928/02793695-20150526-01
  • Graber, J.S. (2012).  Incorporating a Simulated Psychosis Laboratory Experience into a Community College Psychiatric Nursing Course.  DNA Reporter37(3). Iowa, 
  • University of Delaware, Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning’s Engaging Difference Faculty Development. Engaging Difference – A School of Nursing Review of the Curriculum, 2015-2016. Role: Principle Investigator to assess nursing department’s curriculum for diversity content.
  • Delaware Technical Community College, Office of the President. Facilitating Nursing Students’ Skill in Therapeutic Communication with Mental Health Patients, 2013. Role: Co-Investigator with Bonita Blackman, Ashley Haas, and Lynda Kopishke.


  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Delaware
  • Registered Nurse – Delaware and Pennsylvania
  • Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Mental Health – ANCC


  • Academic Educator (Nominated), Delaware Today’s Top Nurses, 2015
  • Excellence in Teaching, Delaware Technical Community College, 2013


  • CNS Behavioral Health, Delaware Today’s Top Nurses, 2016 (Nominated 2015, 2014)