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Guest seminar addresses the notion of “hate” with social worker faculty and students


A group of FSU College of Social Work students and faculty enjoyed a transdisciplinary conversation and seminar on the topic of hate. Dr. Lawrence (Larry) J. Friedman, currently a teacher at Howard University and an emeritus professor of history and philanthropic studies from Indiana University, led the discussion.  Dr. Friedman’s extensive research, publication, and teaching record in the areas of violence, racism, antislavery, and social activism provided a unique opportunity for the College’s social work […]

 Social work faculty and alumni’s article receives Honorable Mention among best 2015 Journal of Social Work Education publications


Recent doctoral program alumna Dr. Leah Cheatham, along with FSU College of Social Work Professor Neil Abell, and fellow doctoral program alumna Hyejin Kim will be honored at the Council on Social Work Education’s 2016 Annual Program Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Drs. Cheatham, Abell and Kim’s article, “Development and Validation of the Social Workers’ Attitude Toward Disability Scale,” appearing in Volume 51, Issue 2 of the Journal of Social Work Education (JSWE) received an Honorable […]

BSW student receives scholarship from American Addictions Center’s 2016 Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program


American Addictions Center (AAC) announced the recipients of its 2016 Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program. Among the winners was FSU College of Social Work BSW student Samantha Ferrara (third place). Ferrara and second place winner, Patricia Francois an MSW student at Columbia University, will each receive $2,500. First place winner Rhonda Kelly, a master’s student in clinical mental health counseling at University of Colorado at Denver will receive $5,000. “The most appealing thing about this […]

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