• FSU Coronavirus Updates

    Updates from FSU can be found on fsu.edu/coronavirus.

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  • Social Work Faculty Co-edited Journal Joins the Social Science Education Index

    Drs. Bruce Thyer and Lisa Schelbe co-edit the "Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal" and continuously seek to improve its content, accessibility and readership.

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  • Social Work Students Enjoy Laughter Therapy Workshop

    Professional clown doctor and entertainer David Engel worked with social work students in a Laughter Therapy/Hospital Clown Workshop

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  • Social Work Student Inducted into Garnet and Gold Scholars

    Student Hannah Kinnon's focus on child welfare led her to be inducted into Garnet and Gold scholars through research, internship and service.

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  • Alumna Promotes the Importance of Safety in Social Work

    Janet Nelson has made it her mission to bring concepts of self-defense to social work and the helping professions.

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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


FSU Alumna Leads Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Research and Data Integrity
Monday, March 30, 2020

Raised by parents who taught business and economics, Sherry Jackson had her sights set on a degree in business as she set out for college. But when she arrived at Florida State University as an undergraduate, she quickly realized her passion focused more on the social and behavioral sciences. With a degree in cultural anthropology under her belt, she decided to stay at Florida State because of how much she enjoyed her undergraduate experience and to pursue an MSW because of the national reputation of the FSU College of Social Work.


FSU College of Social Work Uses Arts and Athletics to Inspire Big Bend Youth
Monday, March 16, 2020

For the ninth year, the Florida State University College of Social Work hosted the CSW Arts & Athletics Program, a free-of-charge, after-school program aimed at fostering positive youth development in Tallahassee.

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BSW Student Applies Social Work and Leadership Principles Through FSU Student Organization
Friday, March 13, 2020

When Margarita Amado-Blanco started her undergraduate studies at Florida State University, she was still an exploratory/undecided major with an inclination toward advocacy and special education. She dabbled in liberal arts classes, including international affairs and psychology, but found herself hooked by her first social work class as she began her minor in social welfare.


Alumna Advocates for Clients and Families with Memory and Brain Health Challenges
Monday, March 09, 2020

Victoria (Vicky) Rose’s efforts to support clients and families dealing with dementia is not going unnoticed. As the coordinator for the Memory Disorder Clinic at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH), she plays a multitude of roles that seek to improve the health and wellness of individuals living with dementia, their caregivers and the community. She has served in this role since 2017, wearing different hats on different days.


Social Work Internships Abroad: Expanding and Maintaining Connections in the United Kingdom
Friday, March 06, 2020

As the director of International Programs at the FSU College of Social Work, I make frequent site visits to agency sites around the world to create and sustain international field placements for social work students.  This year, my trip happened to coincide with Brexit Day, January 31st, the day the United Kingdom (UK) officially withdrew from the European Union.


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