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Professor named fellow of American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

Bruce Thyer

Bruce Thyer, a professor in the College of Social Work at Florida State University, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, one of the most prestigious honors that social work scholars can receive. In selecting Thyer for the honor, the academy recognized his scholarship in a range of areas — including evidence-based practice, mental health, substance abuse, program evaluation and research methods — and his role as […]

College of Social Work to collaborate on evaluation of suicide interventions for middle-age men


With a $1.28 million, four-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control, the Florida State University College of Social Work and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Social Work will evaluate new online suicide screening and prevention tools aimed at decreasing suicide rates among middle-age men. Led by researchers at UMB, the project will examine an online screening tool developed by Screening for Mental Health and an online therapeutic program called Man Therapy. […]

Dean’s remarks from Fall Welcome Reception


The College of Social Work’s new dean, Dean Jim Clark was introduced to a number of alumni, donors, community partners, faculty, staff and students at a welcome reception held in his honor. Below, are his remarks made at the welcome reception addressing the state of social work and the College of Social Work and his plans and initiatives for the future. Remarks by Dean Jim Clark Thank you Provost McRorie. I appreciate you being here and for […]

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