• Design Sprint for the Future Child Welfare Workforce

    IBM, the CFC Center, and Design for America team up to bring a design sprint for students to FSU on September 19th!

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  • Alumni Breakfast: October 26

    Join the College of Social Work for our annual Alumni Breakfast during FSU Homecoming weekend!

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  • Alumni Highlight: Josie Fliger

    Read more about Josie's advocacy for seniors and community engagement.

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  • Social Work Student Wins Gilman Scholarship

    BSW Student Samiah Bansal received the Gilman Scholarship, allowing her to study abroad Summer 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic.

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  • Doctoral Program Information Sessions

    The FSU College of Social Work Doctoral Program will be hosting three information sessions in September.

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  • Social Work Doctoral Graduate to Join University of West Florida Faculty

    Dr. Erin King, a graduate of the FSU College of Social Work Doctoral Program joins the University of West Florida faculty this fall!

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  • Celebrating Summer 2019 Social Work Graduates

    FSU College of Social Work celebrated its 2019 summer graduates with a reception on August 2nd.

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  • Remembering Former Faculty Member: Dr. Barbara White

    Dr. Barbara Williams White was an impactful alumna and former faculty member of the FSU College of Social Work that passed away this year.

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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

Alumna establishes local non-profit to assist people in need
Thursday, September 12, 2019

LaShundra Williams knows first-hand what it is to experience hardship. Her own story included experiences with family struggling with mental health and substance use issues, the foster care system, and overcoming her struggles with trauma, abuse, and neglect. She saw both sides of the child welfare system, the good and the bad, and knew what it was like to be dismissed as just another child to fall through the cracks.

FSU Interdisciplinary Faculty Team Awarded Grant to Examine Outcomes in Pediatric Organ Transplants
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Two Florida State University faculty members have been awarded a grant to study health outcomes after pediatric organ transplants.

Directed Individual Study: Student Libby Burgess Establishes Community Outreach for Local School Children
Friday, August 30, 2019

Social work student Libby Burgess was wrapping up her Bachelor of Social Work degree this year when she realized she was three credits short to graduate. BSW Program Advisor Zoey Zeitlin suggested a Directed Individual Study (DIS), individual or group work outside the classroom as Libby was already deeply involved in the local community.

Florida Institute for Child Welfare Launched New Podcast
Monday, August 19, 2019

The Florida Institute for Child Welfare, housed in the Florida State University College of Social Work, is launching a new resource to inform and support the child welfare workers of Florida. 

The podcast series, “Child Protection Caseworker Support,” starts Monday, Aug. 26. The eight-episode series will feature the institute’s director Jessica Pryce, who will discuss issues facing frontline child welfare professionals and offer guidance on a variety of issues pertinent to the field.

Alumni Highlight: Josie Fliger, An Advocate for Seniors and Community Engagement
Friday, August 16, 2019

In 2013, Alumna Jocelyne (Josie) Fliger (MSW, 2015) did her first internship during her MSW program at FSU College of Social Work with the Tallahassee Senior Center, which offers activities and opportunities for senior citizens living in Tallahassee, Florida. Here she has introduced the idea of active living for seniors, a concept contrasting a societal focus on abnormal aging.


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