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From the Dean: Welcome Message, Fall 2023
Friday, August 25, 2023

As your new dean, it is an honor to lead you into an exhilarating 2023 fall semester for the College of Social Work at Florida State University.

Posted Under: CSW General

Center Focuses on Making Vital Resources on the Opioid Crisis Available in Spanish
Friday, August 18, 2023

In September 2022, the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC Center) at the College of Social Work was awarded a two-year Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant funding the Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (ROTA-RC).

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CFC Center News, CSW General

Social Work Faculty Receives KL2 Mentored Career Development Award
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

This year, Dr. Kristy Anderson, an assistant professor at the College of Social Work, received a KL2 Mentoring Career Development Award. The National Institutes of Health funds the award to assist emerging research faculty in establishing their career in patient-oriented research. The award combines didactic training, mentoring and exposure to multidisciplinary research and ongoing evaluation.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Graduate Collaborates on Recent Book Addressing Oncology and Palliative Social Work
Friday, August 11, 2023

Bryan Miller, a social work graduate (MSW, 1999), co-edited the book Oncology and Palliative Social Work: Psychosocial Care for People Coping with Cancer, published by Oxford University Press.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

Social Work Student Inducted into FSU Garnet & Gold Scholars Society
Wednesday, August 02, 2023

Daniel De Santiago was inducted into the Garnet & Gold Scholars Society at Florida State University during the summer 2024 semester before graduating with his Bachelor of Social Work. The society inducted 12 undergraduates this semester who display excellence within and beyond the classroom in three of five areas, including international, internship, leadership, research and service.

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FSU Graduate and Unconquered Scholars Advocate Joins Social Work Faculty
Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Originally from Clearwater, Florida, Lisa Jackson came to Florida State University with the ambition to work with young adults. A two-time FSU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology (2013) and her Master of Social Work degree (2015), she knew she wanted to work in a collegiate environment to help youth transition into higher education.

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FSU Launches Professional Certification on the Fundamentals of Neurodiversity
Monday, July 17, 2023

Florida State University (FSU), a leader in innovation, is launching a new online professional development training on meeting the needs of neurodivergent clients. The Professional Certification in the Fundamentals of Neurodiversity was developed at the FSU College of Social Work by the Institute for Family Violence Studies in conjunction with the FSU Center for Academic and Professional Development.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

Raising Awareness to Prevent Teen Opioid Misuse
Friday, July 07, 2023

The Southeast Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Center (ROTA-RC), an integral initiative under the umbrella of the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC Center) at the FSU College of Social Work, raises awareness about the alarming rates of teen opioid misuse, the consequences of overdose and the importance of prevention strategies for teenagers.

Posted Under: CFC Center News, CSW General

Online Graduate Student Works to Improve the Lives of People Experiencing Homelessness
Thursday, July 06, 2023

Online MSW Student, Harley Atkins, has worked in the field for more than six years with a particular interest in supporting individuals experiencing homelessness. As Lead Permanent Supportive Housing Programs Coordinator for Hospitality House of Northwest North Carolina for the past four years, he has helped disabled individuals and families to find permanent housing in his local region.

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Faculty Member Jean Munn Retires
Monday, July 03, 2023

This spring, Associate Professor Dr. Jean Munn took a picture with her Introduction to the Profession class, the last she would teach as a faculty member of the College of Social Work before her retirement. She evoked, enjoying pizza and farewells," We met in the same classroom, room 1704, where I taught my first social work class at FSU. I loved teaching this class."

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research