Jessica Love Jordan

  University Lecturer
  708-235-7477 ext. 7477
  Office Location: G105
  Office Hours: By Appointment
  College: CHHS

Addictions Studies and Behavioral Health



Jessica A. Love Jordan, ABD, LCPC, NCC, CADC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor and board-certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor in the state of Illinois. Jessica is passionate about providing education & training focused on helping students enhance their knowledge, skills, and capacity for effectively addressing substance use and mental health disorders. In her tenure, Jessica has presented at national and regional conferences, coordinated facilitated professional and community-based training and advocacy initiatives, and has contributed to professional literature, including NAADAC’s “Advances in Addiction & Recovery”. She earned her MHS in Addictions Studies from Governors State University, where she is currently completing a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision.

Scholarship Bio

Jessica Love Jordan's CV

Jessica’s current research interests include: clinical supervision in addictions counseling, co-occurring disorders training needs of counselors and counselors’-in-training, best practices in peer recovery support services, strategies for developing trauma-informed college classrooms, and approaches for promoting counselors’-in-training self-care during supervision. She is also interested in researching approaches for decolonizing psychotherapy for women of color and the behavioral health impacts of generational trauma in BIPOC communities.

Britton, R., Lee, I., Tadros, E., & Love-Jordan Banks, J. A. (2022). HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Needs of Counselors-in-Training. The Rehabilitation Professional, 30(1), 25–38.

Love Jordan-Banks, J., Sanders, M., Webber, RJ. & Dyer, F. (2020). Tailoring substance use disorders treatment for emerging adults. Advances in Addiction & Recovery, 30(1), 20-23.

Love Jordan-Banks, J. (2019). Good grief: A counselor’s thoughts on navigating client death in addictions counseling. Advances in Addiction & Recovery, 29(2), 28-29.