News Articles

Filter news by:

"Where Am I Going?": Attending to Child Welfare Removals in Florida
Friday, December 02, 2022

Hundreds of children in Florida are removed from their homes each year due to child welfare reports and investigations. In 2020, the State of Florida reported 28,268 child welfare cases.

Posted Under: CFC Center News, CSW General

Social Work Graduate Advocates for Foster Care at the Macro and Micro Level
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

As a first-generation college student, Lauren Johnson (BSW, 2006) knew what it was like to not only navigate a new environment and culture but how the assistance of others can make all the difference in an individual’s success.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

Study Explores Narrative Exposure Therapy to Address PTSD in Refugee and Migrant Children
Monday, November 28, 2022

Developed in the early 2000s, Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) was developed as a distinct therapeutic technique for the treatment of traumatic stress. The technique is based on the principles of testimony therapy, according to the American Journal of Psychotherapy, and invites people to tell their stories or experiences, including traumatic events, in which the specific political context of the traumatic events is emphasized.

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

Maura’s Voice Memorial Service Launches New FSU Initiative
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

On November 2, 2022, Florida State University held a memorial service to remember the fourth anniversary of the 2018 shooting at a Tallahassee yoga studio that took the lives of FSU student Maura Binkley and FSU professor Dr. Nancy Van Vessem and injured five others.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Recent Graduate Addresses Human Trafficking in New Role
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Felicitas Brugo Onetti always felt drawn to working with immigrant populations. She volunteered extensively with Guatemalan and Mexican migrant and refugee families while growing up in Miami, Florida and attended several mission trips while earning her social work degree at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

FSU Study Seeks to Understand Impact of Client Violence on Florida Child-Protection Workers
Tuesday, November 08, 2022

A team of Florida State University researchers has received a $150,000 grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to study the impact of client violence on child protective service workers in Florida.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Celebrating Native American/Indigenous Heritage Month
Wednesday, November 02, 2022

This month, the FSU College of Social Work is excited to celebrate Native American Heritage Month, which occurs during the month of November, to recognize, honor and showcase Native Americans and Indigenous peoples through insightful and informational events concerning Native Americans.

Posted Under: CSW General, Diversity & Inclusion

Social Work Student Organization Leadership – Fall 2022
Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Meet some of the leaders of our social work student organizations this fall! The FSU College of Social Work features the students leading the FSU Student Association of Social Workers (SASW) and the FSU Macro Social Work Student Network (MSWSN).

Connect with these organizations via:

Posted Under: CSW General

FSU-Based Resilience Conference Emphasizes Student Resilience and Success
Friday, October 28, 2022

Researchers, university administrators, staff and faculty from around the world converged at Florida State University, on October 25th and 26th with one word on their mind: resilience. The FSU College of Social Work hosted the Academic Resilience Consortium (ARC) conference to connect people from various settings within higher education to increase students’ resilience and secure their current and future success.  

Posted Under: CSW General

FSU Center Awarded Grant to Improve Rural Community Health and Resilience Related to Opioid Use
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

A $1.3 million grant will fund a project in the Florida State University College of Social Work that aims to combat the opioid epidemic across eight southeastern states.

Posted Under: CFC Center News, CSW General, Faculty & Research