Filter news by:

Social Work Faculty Elected as Society of Behavioral Medicine Fellow
Friday, June 02, 2023

Amy Ai, a distinguished research professor at the Florida State University College of Social Work, has been selected as a fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM).

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Three-Time FSU Alumnus Selected as New College of Social Work Dean
Thursday, June 01, 2023

Following a national search, Florida State University has named three-time alumnus David W. Springer as dean of the College of Social Work. Springer will begin his new role on August 1, 2023.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General, Faculty & Research

2023 Color the College: Art Competition Winners
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Throughout the 2022-2023 academic year, the College of Social Work held an art competition called Color the College to celebrate the values of social work. The event welcomed art entries from students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the college to create artwork that personally expressed one or more social work values that would be displayed in the college’s administrative suite in University Center C, Suite 2500.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

Translating Your Internship into Social Leadership Skills
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Recent MSW graduate, Patricia Waltz, completed her final field placement during the spring 2023 semester with Disability Rights Florida. While searching for an internship, the organization was recommended to her due to her interest in developing her advocacy and social leadership skills at the macro level.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

Investigating Factors That Can Mitigate Natural Disaster Trauma
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

A recent study led by Beren Crim Sabuncu, an FSU College of Social Work doctoral student explored how spiritual and social support can be related to the long-term impacts of trauma. One source of trauma on the rise is natural disasters, Crim noted.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Gerontology Social Work Scholar joins College of Social Work Faculty
Monday, May 15, 2023

Dr. Qiuchang Cao, who also goes by Katy, learned first-hand as a clinical intern during her Master of Social Work program the challenges marginalized older adults experienced and was also deeply impressed by the resilience they demonstrated. While providing mental health counseling to minority/minoritized students, international scholars, and transnational families in a graduate housing community she gained more perspective on the experiences of minority/minoritized populations across the lifespan.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Congratulations to Social Work Spring Graduates and Award Recipients
Wednesday, May 10, 2023

On Friday, May 5, 2023, the FSU College of Social Work celebrated spring graduates and its annual Award Recipients at a celebration in the social work lobby of University Center, Building C.

Spring graduates included 41 BSW graduates, 145 MSW graduates and two doctoral graduates, Chris Collins and Melissa Murphy.

At the event, awards were presented to exemplary students, faculty and field educators nominated internally for their efforts and dedication at the College of Social Work.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

Being the Lifeline for Those Impacted by Human Trafficking and Exploitation
Wednesday, May 03, 2023

“When it comes to survivors and victims, there has been this perception that when they are no longer being exploited, that ‘they are free,” explained Erica Howard, an advocate in Northeast Ohio for Empower Her Network.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Monday, May 01, 2023

May is recognized as National Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month, an opportunity to recognize the diverse people, cultures and communities of Asian American, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Island Americans making up an important part of American life.

Posted Under: CSW General, Diversity & Inclusion

Experts Gather to Address Opioid Use Disorder and Rural Resiliency
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

On March 30-31, 2023, the Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (ROTA-RC) hosted a symposium on Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Rural Resiliency.

Posted Under: CFC Center News, Faculty & Research