Doctoral Graduate Awarded 2021 GADE for Educational Leadership in Doctoral Education
Dr. Kia Bentley was recognized for her accomplishments as a doctoral director of the social work doctoral program at Virginia Commonwealth University
Faculty Highlight: Katrina Boone
Director of Field Education, Katrina Boone has spent more than twenty years with the College of Social Work, teaching and enhancing the profession's signature pedagogy.
Interdisciplinary Research Team Receives NSF Grant to Study Pandemic Impacts on Natural Disaster Shelter
The Colleges of Engineering and Social Work with the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children will study preparing for co-occurring national disasters with public health emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic.
FSU Institute for Justice Research and Development Trains Goodwill® Reentry Counselors Nationwide
The Institute for Justice Research and Development trained Goodwill reentry counselors from across the country at a multi-day national conference.
Study Examines Incel Terrorist with an Eye on Violence Prevention
A study by doctoral student Christopher Collins and Dean Jim Clark examined Incel-related violence using a threat assessment tool.
Graduate Appointed to Florida Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Alumna Clara Reynolds was appointed to the six-person commission overseeing the state systems addressing mental health and substance use.
Study Explores How COVID-19 Influenced Decisions of Resource-Limited Mothers
Dr. Melissa Radey and Dr. Joedrecka Brown Speights study explored the impact of COVID-19 on low-income, single-mother families during the pandemic.
FSU Research Team Awarded $3.1M NIH Grant to Address Racial Inequities in Health Care
Dr. Sylvia Naar, Dr. Norman Anderson and Dr. Carrie Pettus of the FSU College of Medicine and College of Social Work will investigate racial inequities in the nation’s health-care system.
Social Work Graduate Leads Texas Reproductive Justice Nonprofit
Thursday, December 02, 2021
Anna Rupani, Executive Director for Fund Texas Choice set her sights on a career in law, but within a framework of advocacy and social justice. “I knew if I wanted to help folks access legal care, understanding the psychosocial impacts of their day-to-day was necessary,” she said. “When I started researching how that was possible, social work made sense.
Faculty Member Receives Innovation Award from International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) has honored Amy L. Ai, a professor with the FSU College of Social Work and a faculty affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, with its Innovation Award.
FSU Center Partners with Early Childhood Education Group to Support Teachers with New Trainings
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
College of Social Work Honors 2021 Distinguished Graduates and Scholarship Award Winners
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
The FSU College of Social Work hosted its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award and Student Scholarship event Tuesday, November 16, 2021
The virtual event honored more than 120 student scholars. Over $128,000 in awards were given to support FSU College of Social Work (CSW) students with focuses including international programs, child welfare, social policy and military veterans.
Faculty Highlight: La Tonya Noël, A Focus on Child Trauma and Wellbeing
Monday, November 15, 2021
Dr. La Tonya Noël began her career at the College of Social Work in 2007 as an assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2014. She became the first Black woman to earn tenure at the college since its accreditation in 1950.