CFC Center News


FSU Center Receives Goodwill Partner of the Year Award, Partners with WFSU Public Media
Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The FSU Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children (CFC Center) was awarded the 2020 Mission Partner of the Year Award by Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc. The award recognizes a community partner that assists Goodwill in fulfilling its mission to support people with disabilities and special needs.

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CFC Center: At a Glance, February 2021
Friday, February 05, 2021

Rebound and Recovery  

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CFC Center Receives SAMHSA Grant to Create Substance Use Disorder Curriculum 
Thursday, April 23, 2020

A team from Florida State University’s College of Social Work has received a $200,000 grant to develop a new evidence-based curriculum related to substance use disorders. 

The FSU Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC Center) based at the Florida State University College of Social Work received a 2020 Expansion of Practitioner Education grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  

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Nourish to Flourish Project: Self-Care and Recognition for Social Workers
Monday, April 20, 2020

The FSU Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children teamed up with the FSU College of Social Work and the National Association of Social Workers, Florida Chapter (NASW-FL), to develop the Nourish to Flourish Project. This project was created to provide recognition, appreciation, and support to the social work profession.

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CFC Center: At A Glance, December 2019
Monday, December 16, 2019

At a Glance Update

The Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC Center) was created with the support of the Stoops Family Foundation, Inc. in 2017. The purpose of the CFC Center is to generate and sustain translational knowledge for the development of effective policies, services, and usable research.

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Design Sprint Encourages Innovative Approaches to Child Welfare Workforce Challenges
Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Combining their talents and resources, IBM, Design for America at FSU, the FSU Innovation Hub, and the College of Social Work’s Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC Center) held a “Design Sprint for the Future Child Welfare Workforce” event on September 19, 2019.

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CFC Center: At A Glance Update, August 2019
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC Center)

At A Glance Update

The CFC Center under the aegis of the College of Social Work (CSW) was created with the support of the Stoops Foundation, Inc. in 2017. The purpose of the CFC Center is to generate and sustain transformational knowledge for the development of effective policies, services, and usable research.

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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.

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CFC Center: At A Glance, April 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019

Center for the Study and Promotion of Community, Family and Children (CFC Center)

At a Glance Update

The CFC Center under the aegis of the College of Social Work (CSW) was created with the support of the Stoops Family Foundation, Inc. in 2017. The purpose of the CFC Center is to generate and sustain transformational knowledge for the development of effective policies, services, and usable research.

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