• Student Highlight: Kathryn Casello - Learning to Lead to Create Change

    BSW student Kathryn Casello has taken on multiple leadership roles on FSU's campus to be an advocate for change.

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  • Jeff Jenson Presents Social Work Grand Challenge

    Dr. Jeff Jenson presented on one of the 12 Social Work Grand Challenges to inform on Dr. Jeff Jenson presents on Ensuring Healthy Development for All Youth.

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  • Profiles in Leadership: Dean Jim Clark

    FSU social work dean coaches faculty to greater heights

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  • The Art Cleveland Play Therapy Endowment

    The Cleveland family will perpetuate Art's impact on the social work community and future clinicians with an endowment for students interested in play therapy.

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  • 100 Years of Social Work at FSU!

    Get your tickets for our 100 Years Celebration Dinner on April 7th!

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  • FSU Forges Partnerships with East China University of Science & Technology

    Representatives from both universities met to discuss a partnership to promote future research collaboration and student exchanges.

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  • Student Highlight: Maicie Ramirez

    Maicie is a Garnet and Gold Scholar and 1st-year MSW student.

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  • Director Hired to Lead Newly Established Center

    Ellen Piekalkiewicz will lead the Center for Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children

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  • College of Social Work to Launch Re-entry Initiative

    With the help of a $1 million grant, the FSU College of Social Work will launch a new research initiative focused on prison inmate re-entry lead by Dr. Carrie Pettus-Davis.

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  • Human Trafficking Training for Emergency Medical Services

    A recent grant through Institute for Family Violence Studies will fund human trafficking training for EMS professionals.

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Recent News

Finding My Voice at the 2018 Women in Leadership Conference
Thursday, March 15, 2018

As a volunteer for the conference, I arrived early to help set up for the event. As the doors opened, I was amazed at the number of women in attendance - managers, entrepreneurs, professors, executive directors, and others in important leadership roles attended this conference to learn from each other to become stronger, more effective leaders. I was also elated to see the number of men who attended the conference as well.

FSU Social Work Leaders at #WIL2018
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

With more than 450 attendees at this year’s Women in Leadership Conference at FSU, there was scores of remarkable female leaders from a wide variety of professions and from the co-sponsoring organizations of the event – the College of Communication and Information, College of Social Work, College of Business, and the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. A dozen College of Social Work alumni, faculty and students participated as panelists for this much-anticipated, inspiration event.

Profiles in Leadership: FSU social work dean coaches faculty to greater heights
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March is National Social Work Month. The FSU College of Social Work, celebrating its 100th anniversary, holds more experience than any other institution in Florida offering social work education and was the first in the world to offer a Master’s in Social Work through an accredited online program. Below FSU Social Work Dean Jim Clark shares his vision for the future of the college. 

Student Highlight: Kathryn Casello - Learning to Lead to Create Change
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

BSW Student Kathryn Casello attended a meeting in the fall of 2016 to learn about organizing against legislation that allows for open and concealed carry of guns on college campuses. For her, the issue was of personal concern.

FSU Operation Family Caregiver Site Celebrates Rosalynn Carter Institute’s 30 Years of Caregiving
Friday, March 09, 2018

“I went into social work because of Former President Jimmy Carter and the work he did in the eighties that inspired me,” Margaret Ashmore, Teaching Professor, and Program Manager for the FSU Operation Family Caregiver (FSU OFC) program reminisced. “He really had a meaningful impact on me. I was in childhood education at that time and changed my major to social work. President Carter focused on social service programs, and he invested so much in people.


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