• Poverty in America: Critical Perspectives on Causes, Effects and Possible Solutions

    Join us for this free, one-day conference on March 1st as we explore the broad impacts of poverty on our society and possible methods to address it.

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  • Student Resilience Project Receives FSU GAP Award

    The project, created by the Institute for Family Violence Studies received on of three GAP awards to bring the project to the marketplace.

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  • RESCHEDULED LECTURE: Motivational Interviewing & the Revival of American Helping Professionals

    This event has been rescheduled to Friday, March 8th. Join us for this presentation by Dr. E. Summerson Carr!

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  • FSU Alumni Named Director of Center that Assists Blind Older Individuals

    Sylvia Stinson-Perez was named director of the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Center at a national research center.

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  • Research Partnership to Improve Statewide Assessment for Persons with Disabilities

    Read more about the research collaboration between the Florida Center for Reading Research, College of Social Work and Florida's Agency for Persons with Disabilities.

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  • Summer Social Work Program: Jönköping, Sweden (June 1-29, 2019)

    Undergraduate students, learn about our summer exchange program in Sweden for Summer 2019!

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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

Poverty in America Conference Brings Experts to FSU
Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Poverty may be the most troubling and complex social problems we face. According to the World Bank, more than 768.5 billion people were experiencing poverty around the world in 2017. Despite being one of the richest countries in the world, the United States is home to around 40 million people in poverty. 


Social Work Students Lend a Hand with Post-Hurricane Michael Relief
Wednesday, February 06, 2019

My friend and fellow MSW Student Savannah Pierce was at a doctor’s appointment when her nurse started talking about her family in Bay County lost everything during Hurricane Michael and were feeling the cold now that the temperature was dropping in the area. 

She texted me about it and we realized we had not even considered how the winter weather would affect those impacted by the storm that hit the Gulf Coast in October 2018. We decided to do something about it. 

Student Resilience Project Receives FSU GAP Award
Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Three teams led by Florida State University faculty members have received funding from the university to propel their pioneering research from the lab to the marketplace.

FSU Alumni Named Director of Center that Assists Blind Older Individuals
Thursday, January 24, 2019

The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision at Mississippi State University named Sylvia Stinson-Perez as the new director of the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center.

FSU Social Work Scholar Leads Anthropology-Social Work Research Group
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Assistant Professor John Mathias has a unique approach to social work. At the FSU College of Social Work, he uses research approaches from both anthropology and social work to address his research areas of interest.  Dr. Mathias earned his doctoral degree from the University of Michigan where he was able to combine these two passions.


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