We are David M. Jacobson, LCSW, C.H.P.
C.H.P stands for Certified Humor Professional. This designation is bestowed after completing all the requirements of the three year graduate level Humor Academy of the Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor
Humor Horizons is the professional speaking website of David Jacobson. Dedicated to spreading the word about the benefits of Therapeutic Humor in healthcare and for leadership.
David Jacobson is a professional speaker on leadership, team building, humor and health and overcoming trauma. He is the former Chief of Social Work of the Phoenix VA where he assisted in improving their mental health system. He also is the former Social Work Manager at University Medical Center who worked with the patients and families of trauma’s including the tragic shooting event in Tucson that happened at his hospital January 8th, 2011 which resulted in a personal thank you from the President for his work with the shooting survivors and their families.
Some of David’s roles included: Executive National Sales Director, GS-14 VA Government Chief, Physician Instructor, Behavioral Health Director, Arizona Governor appointment as Children’s Justice Task Force member, Integrated Ethics Program Officer for two healthcare systems, Inspector for the Governmental Office of Mental Health Operations, Arthritis Foundation Chapter Board Chair and President, National Association of Social Workers AZ Chapter Board Member, Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor Board member, President of HOA, Crisis Prevention Instructor, Psychiatric Evaluator, ER level 1 trauma social worker, Volunteer Service manager, Empire State Games participant, VISTA volunteer and graduate of a driving school course.