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Faculty Member’s New Book Shares Insights and Ideas for Reimagining Child Welfare
Thursday, April 18, 2024

Dr. Jessica Pryce, a research faculty member at the Florida State University College of Social Work, launched her new book, BROKEN: Transforming Child Protective Services…Notes of a Former Caseworker this March. Dr. Pryce uses her expertise as a social worker and former caseworker in the book to explore the systemic issues found within the United States child welfare system.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

FSU College of Social Work Graduate Programs Climb in U.S. News Rankings
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Florida State University graduate programs in social work, speech-language pathology, and public affairs are the best in Florida and among the top in the nation, according to the latest rankings published in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.”  

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FSU Hosts Workshop to Build Resilient Florida Gulf Communities
Monday, April 08, 2024

Florida State University presents “Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge ,” a free workshop to explore how to achieve adaptive resilience for the Florida Gulf’s coastal communities with the inclusion of Indigenous knowledge.

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Social Work Alumna Shares Resources for Grief and Loss in New Book
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Kelly Daugherty (MSW 2002), the founder of Greater Life Grief Counseling and the Center for Informed Grief, LLC, has dedicated her career to providing resources and support for individuals facing the challenges of grief and loss. 

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BSW Student Honored as Humanitarian of the Year for the College of Social Work
Monday, March 25, 2024

"I wanted to go to a school that would offer me a college experience like you see in the movies as a first-generation college student," recalled BSW student Lucy Lawrence.

She came to FSU for its beautiful campus as a theater major, wanting to connect with people and provide commentary on the world around her through art. "I felt like I was missing the element of truly working with people and helping my community," she stressed. "When I found the College of Social Work, I fell in love with the program and the profession."

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Social Work Faculty Receives Society of Behavioral Medicine Award
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Dr. Amy L. Ai, a distinguished research professor at the FSU College of Social Work, was recognized by the Society for Behavioral Medicine (SBM) as the 2024 recipient of the Integrative Health and Spirituality Special Group (IHS SG) Distinguished Scientist Award.

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FSU Remembers Eminent Psychologist and National Academy Member Norman B. Anderson
Saturday, March 02, 2024

A memorial service in honor of Norman B. Anderson has been scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2024, at Dodd Hall, 641 University Way, on the campus of Florida State University.

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FSU’s Great Give 2024: Investing in Future Social Workers
Friday, March 01, 2024

Florida State University launches the 13th annual FSU’s Great Give on Wednesday, March 6.

During the 24-hour event, the FSU College of Social Work’s project focuses on supporting social work students in completing their field placement internships. The college has set a goal of raising $40,000. 

Since 2011, the annual day of giving has garnered tremendous support from donors worldwide. Last year, FSU’s Great Give raised $1+ million thanks to the generosity of 5,155 donors. 

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FSU Rebound and Recovery Program Participates in Children's Week at the Florida Capitol
Thursday, February 29, 2024

In the heart of Children's Week 2024 at the Florida Capitol, a magical spectacle unfolded as the Storybook Village came to life, inspiring young minds to "Dream Big," this year's Child's Week theme. Storybook Village, an integral part of Children's Week, transforms the plaza at the Florida Capitol into a wonderland of education and learning for children.

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Social Work Month: Empowering Social Workers
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The month of March is Social Work Month as well as Women’s History Month. The National Association of Social Workers’ theme for 2024 is “Empowering Social Workers.”

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