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FSU Institute for Justice Research and Development Trains Researchers and Practitioners Nationwide to Advance Data-Driven Criminal Justice Reform
Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Twenty-one practitioners and researchers across 15 states met for a weeklong workshop to explore effective approaches to criminal justice research and data-driven reform.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight, Research

College of Social Work Welcome Week: August 22-26, 2021
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The FSU College of Social Work is pleased to welcome our social work students back to campus with a series of events from Sunday, August 22nd through Thursday, August 26th.

"Welcome Tours, Sunday August 22, 2021 from 4-6 pm graphic with an image of the FSU College of Social Work doors at University Center C."

Posted Under: CSW General

FSU Launches New Professional Certification on Student Wellbeing, Trauma and Resilience
Monday, August 02, 2021

Florida State University, a leader in professional development on trauma and resilience, launched a new online curriculum to help higher education professionals develop the tools to help promote campus wellness and better serve students.

Posted Under: CSW General

Institute for Justice Research and Development Launches New Professional Trainings and Certification Courses
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) is developing several new professional trainings and certifications, coming this fall.

Posted Under: CSW General

Students Enjoy Experiential Learning in Organizational Development Course
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

During the Spring 2021 semester, Dr. Shalay Jackson, an assistant teaching professor with the FSU College of Social Work, taught a Master’s-level course on Organizational Development.

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Florida State Leading Effort to Provide Effective Treatment for Substance Use and Mental Health Problems
Monday, July 12, 2021

The Florida State University College of Medicine and College of Social Work, with support from Tallahassee business leader and philanthropist Rick Kearney, are developing plans to tackle widespread mental health and substance use issues across the Big Bend.

Posted Under: CSW General, Research

FSU’s Institute for Justice Research and Development Uses Science to Transform Justice System
Thursday, July 08, 2021

The numbers are the problem for Associate Professor of Social Work Carrie Pettus at Florida State University.

More than 12,000 people are released from state and federal prisons each week, and 77% of formerly incarcerated individuals return to prison within five years.

“If you can imagine going to a doctor and they say here’s this medical intervention that works 23 percent of the time, would we continue to use that intervention? No,” Pettus said.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight, Research

FSU Center Launches Certification on Early Childhood Behavioral Support
Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Florida State University has launched a new online professional development certification to assist educators with early childhood social and emotional behavioral support and interventions.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CFC Center News, CSW General, Faculty News

FSU Researchers: Family Ties Play Important Role in Mental Health of Asian Americans
Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Family cohesion and regular religious attendance play a critical role in positive mental health outcomes for Asian Americans, according to new research from Florida State University.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, Alumni Spotlight, CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight, Research