• FSU Student Resilience Project Receives National Award

    The Student Resilience Project received an award from the American Association of University Administrators for its creative solution to common problems in higher education.

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  • Social Work Student Nominated for FSU Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year

    BSW student Kathryn Casello was honored with other nominees at the FSU Humanitarian Luncheon.

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  • Institute for Justice Research and Development Open House: April 18

    Join us to meet the IJRD team and to learn about its mission on Thursday, April 18th.

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  • Study Seeks to Understand informal Support for Low-Income, Single Mothers

    Faculty member Dr. Melissa Radey examines informal support of single mothers in the U.S.

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  • Florida Institute for Child Welfare Director at FSU to Join National Advisory Board on Child Welfare

    Dr. Jessica Pryce will join the advisory board of the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute.

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  • Student Highlight: Kapria Lee

    Dual degree student Kapria Lee discusses her journey to finding social work and her plans before graduating Spring 2019.

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  • FSU Social Work Development Director & Dean Emeritus Honored During National Philanthropy Day

    Colette Podgorski and Nick Mazza were honored for their philanthropic efforts by the Big Bend Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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  • Take Your Passion Online

    Our Online MSW program offers convenience and ease to adult learners.

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Recent News

CFC Center: At A Glance
Friday, April 12, 2019

Center for the Study and Promotion of Community, Family and Children (CFC Center)

At a Glance Quarterly Update

The CFC Center under the aegis of the College of Social Work (CSW) was created with the support of the Stoops Family Foundation, Inc. in 2017. The purpose of the CFC Center is to generate and sustain transformational knowledge for the development of effective policies, services, and usable research.

FSU Student Resilience Project Receives National Award
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Florida State University’s Student Resilience Project, a unique online tool to help students improve mental health and reduce stress, has been selected to receive a national award from the American Association of University Administrators.

Social Work Student Named FSU Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year
Monday, April 08, 2019

This year FSU President John Thrasher recognized 14 undergraduate students at the Humanitarian Luncheon, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, as a part of the university’s annual President’s Humanitarian of the Year program. This prestigious honor commemorates students exhibiting a tremendous commitment to service.

 Child Welfare Expert Teams Up with FSU Social Work to Enhance Child Welfare Research
Monday, April 08, 2019

Dr. J. Bart Klika joined Florida State University College of Social Work in the spring of 2019 as a Research Faculty member to promote collaborations with faculty and to facilitate opportunities for students at FSU in child welfare.

Study: Understanding Informal Support for Low-Income, Single Mothers in the US
Wednesday, April 03, 2019

FSU College of Social Work Associate Professor Melissa Radey was recently awarded funding by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to understand the roles of informal support among low-income families with young children in the United States. Informal support is the emotional, practical, or financial support that mothers can access from others, typically family, in times of need.


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