• Florida Substance Use Disorders Symposium: Emerging Trends and Critical Issues

    Join us in-person and online for this one-day symposium on Friday, September 24, 2021

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  • Doctoral Program Information Sessions

    Join Dr. Stephen Tripodi and Dr. Jennifer Farinella this fall for information sessions on our social work doctoral program!

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  • Communitas Magazine

    Check out the latest edition of the College of Social Work magazine that celebrates digital connections!

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  • New Professional Certification Launched on Student Well-Being, Trauma and Resilience

    FSU launched a new online curriculum to help higher education professionals develop the tools to help promote campus wellness and better serve students.

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  • Faculty Member to Implement Quality Standards Assessment for Texas Youth Residential Treatment Centers

    Dr. Shamra Boel-Studt teamed up with Texas partners to implement a quality assessment system in youth residential treatment programs.

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  • Alumna Honored for Empowering Others

    Barbara Boone empowers others through her leadership roles with The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Tallahassee.

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  • FSU Researchers: Family Ties Play Import Role in Mental Health of Asian Americans

    Dr. Amy L. Ai led a team of interdisciplinary researchers on a study that examined the role family ties plays for the mental health of Asian Americans.

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  • FSU Center Launches Certification on Early Childhood Social and Emotional Behavioral Support

    The Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children launched a certification for early childhood educators on social and emotional behavior support and interventions.

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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

Institute for Justice Research and Development Community Advisory Board Member Follows the Science While Leading Local Reentry Programs
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Three hours of drinking on an especially stressful day “was all it took” to send Dale White’s world spiraling.

What began as one drink ended with White rear-ending a Boynton Beach police officer’s car when he went out for another six-pack. He was just three days shy of finishing probation and nearly five years into recovery.

Graduate Appointed to Florida Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

On August 20, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis appointed six state experts to the Florida Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse. The commission was established in 1999 by the Florida Legislature as a way to review, evaluate and make recommendations for change to the state systems addressing mental health and substance use,

Fall 2021 Student Leaders at the College of Social Work
Friday, September 10, 2021

As Florida State University welcomed back students to campus in August, student organizations and their new leaders are faced with the fun challenge of reconnecting with their peers in person.

FSU Symposium to Explore Substance Use Disorder Curriculum and Community Behavioral Health in Florida
Friday, September 10, 2021

A group of Florida State University researchers is bringing together experts from around the country for a one-day symposium focused on substance use disorder.

Student Receives Mantra Health 2021 Scholarship for Students of Color
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Social work student Merari Flores Saldana was awarded the 2021 Scholarship for Students of Color Pursuing Degrees in Mental Health by Mantra Health, a digital mental health clinic that partners with institutes of higher education. In her second year at Florida State University, Merari will graduate with her Master of Social Work with a clinical focus in spring 2022.


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