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Faculty member presents findings of Medicare Part D study

Amy Ai

Dr.  Amy L. Ai, will have the unique opportunity to be one of three representatives of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) to present at the GSA’s Chinese Congress and Exposition on Gerontology and Health Industry, September 12-14 in Suzhou, China.  Dr. Ai presentation at the international conference, “Medicare Part D Medication Therapy Management Program: Promises and Pitfalls,” reports on a major collaborative project at Florida State University including the College of Social Work, College […]

Introducing: the Florida Institute for Child Welfare

In June 2014, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 1666 that aims to strengthen laws and improve resources to protect children from abuse or neglect.  An important component of this legislation created the Florida Institute for Child Welfare at the FSU College of Social Work. In creating the Institute, the College received $1 million to conduct research, policy analysis, and program evaluation of child protection and child welfare services.  Dr. Patty Babcock, LCSW, has been […]

Longtime director of the Multidisciplinary Center retires

Beverly Atkeson

At the end of July, Dr. Beverly Atkeson will retire from her position as the director of the College of Social Work’s Louise R. Goldhagen Evaluation and Consulting Center (The Multidisciplinary Center or MDC).  Dr. Atkeson joined the MDC in 1983 as a psychologist after serving as an assistant professor at the University of Georgia. She became the director of the MDC in 1996. She was a vital part of the MDC as it grew […]

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