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Social work students Spring Break 2015 in Grenada: Sun, sand and service


For Spring Break 2015, Drs. Neil Abell and Dina Wilke took ___ lucky BSW and MSW students to Grenada, West Indies for a unique international social work opportunity. The week included some time in the sun and on the beach, but consisted primarily of working directly with the organization Programme for Adolescent Mothers and the young women that it serves. Students got an immersive experience allowing them to reach out to and interact with local […]

Dean Candidates to Visit Campus: April 13th & 14th

This year, Dean Nick Mazza will be retiring after 34 years with FSU and 7 years as Dean of the College of Social Work. The Dean Search Committee is pleased to announce that two final candidates for the deanship at the FSU College of Social Work will visit FSU’s campus next week. The candidates are Dr. James Clark and Dr. Cynthia Lietz. Dr. Lietz will visit campus on Monday, April 13th and Dr. Clark will visit campus […]

Researchers receive grant to develop online toolkit for co-parenting after divorce


A group of researchers from Florida State University received a $250,000 grant from the Vandermark Foundation to create an online toolkit designed to foster healthy co-parenting in families of divorce. “We know that good co-parenting helps create healthy, well-adjusted children,” said Karen Oehme, director of the Institute for Family Violence Studies at FSU’s College of Social Work. “We are exceptionally grateful to the Vandermark Foundation for recognizing the need for this crucial and inspirational project. […]

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