‘Seeking Safety’ Program Helps Improve Mental Health for Incarcerated Women
Read more about research led by Dr. Stephen Tripodi that reduces symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress in incarcerated women.
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.
Alumna Terrilyn Rivers-Cannon Named 2019 National School Social Worker of the Year
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Dr. Terrilyn Rivers-Cannon was named the 2019 National School Social Worker of the Year by the School Social Workers Association of America (SSWAA) for her contributions to the profession of school social work. She is not only the first school social worker from Georgia, but is the first African American and African-American woman to receive this national recognition.
Four Social Work Students Join Garnet and Gold Scholars Society
Monday, June 03, 2019
At the end of the spring 2019 semester, the prestigious Garnet and Gold Scholars Society inducted one of its largest groups of new scholars. Since 2010, Garnet and Gold Scholars has encouraged student involvement and recognized undergraduate students who excel in the classroom and beyond in three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research, and service.
FSU Center Partners with Save the Children to Provide Resources to Those Affected by Hurricane Michael
Thursday, May 30, 2019
The FSU Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC Center) received an $80,000 grant from Save the Children to help those affected by Hurricane Michael. The CFC Center, within the FSU College of Social Work, will use the grant to respond to the mental health needs of children, families, teachers and community providers experiencing trauma as a result of Hurricane Michael. The project will run from May to December 2019, with a possible opportunity to extend funding into the spring and summer of 2020.
Florida Institute for Child Welfare Hosts Research Symposium on Racial Equity
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Child welfare professionals from around the state gathered at Florida State University as the Florida Institute for Child Welfare convened a Symposium on Racial Equity May 9-10 in Tallahassee.
New Student-Alumni Mentoring Platform: ProfessioNole Mentors Program
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
FSU recently launched an enhanced mentoring platform to host our University-wide mentoring program, the ProfessioNole Mentors Program. ProfessioNole Mentors offers students the chance to reach out to professionals throughout the community, country, and world and learn more about their field’s industry demands, career expectations, job outlook, and employment opportunities.