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College of Social Work Hosts Panel on Child Welfare in Native American Communities
Friday, December 01, 2023

In November, the Florida State University College of Social Work held a virtual event focused on "Child Welfare in Native American Communities." The event marked November as Native American Heritage Month and was a significant opportunity for the College's social work community to familiarize itself with the needs and issues facing a highly marginalized part of the child welfare system.

Maura’s Voice Marks 5 Years with Symposium and Memorial 
Monday, November 27, 2023

November 2, 2023, marked five years since the hate crime shooting at a Tallahassee yoga studio that took the lives of then-FSU student Maura Binkley and FSU College of Medicine professor Dr. Nancy Van Vessem.  Four other women were wounded. The victims were targeted for no other reason than being women.

Giving Tuesday: November 28, 2023
Friday, November 17, 2023

Giving Tuesday is almost here! This year, consider giving to the College of Social Work during the season of both thanks and giving.

November 28, 2023, or Giving Tuesday, is a global movement unleashing the power of people to give, collaborate and celebrate generosity. Join the movement and give, whether it is your time, your voice, or a donation. 

FSU Researchers Shed Light on Corporal Punishment in U.S. Public Schools
Wednesday, November 08, 2023

In a recent report published by The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC), researchers shed light on the state of corporal punishment in U.S. public schools and its relationship to trauma-informed education policies.

Remembering Faculty Member Patricia Lager
Monday, November 06, 2023

Patricia (Pat) Brazil Lager served as a social work instructor for more than 20 years and was the founder of the International Programs at the College of Social Work at Florida State University. She passed away on October 14, 2023, but left an indelible legacy at the college and FSU that continues to impact social work students and graduates to this day.


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