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Celebrate the Essential Role of Social Workers in March
Tuesday, March 02, 2021

In Florida, social workers are among the most active frontline workers in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, schools, jails and prisons, child welfare settings, public health facilities, food banks, homeless facilities and many other places. Social workers are leaders in the public and private sectors, working with children, adults, families and communities to respond to the real-world troubles that people are facing.

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

FSU and FAMU Social Work Students Collaborate on New Social Work Month Initiative
Friday, February 26, 2021

March is National Social Work Month and the social work students in Tallahassee are motivated to spread awareness about the profession. Social work students at Florida State University (FSU) and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) have teamed up on a National Social Work Month Kickoff week called “A New Era of Social Work” (#ANewEraOfSocialWork).

Posted Under: CSW General

Become a Field Educator for Social Work Students
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Field instruction plays a significant role in social work education as field education is the signature pedagogy of social work. The FSU College of Social Work is looking for social work professionals to serve as field educators for MSW students across the country.

To qualify as a field educator, social work professionals should:

Posted Under: CSW General

Welcome Jessica Greil-Burkhart to the FSU Social Work Faculty
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Jessica Greil-Burkhart joins the Florida State University College of Social Work (FSU CSW) as an instructional specialist. She is a two-time FSU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology (2013) and her Master of Social Work (2015) and a licensed clinical social work in Florida and Georgia.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight

Social Work Faculty Elected Chair of Global Consortium Dedicated to Student Resiliency Efforts
Friday, February 19, 2021

A Florida State University faculty member has been elected to lead an international organization that is shaping and leading college student resilience efforts in the United States and worldwide.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight

FSU Research Study Addresses Effects of Client Violence on Child Protection Workers
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Florida State University College of Social Work researchers have found a link between work-related violence and poor health outcomes for child protection workers.

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

Celebrating the FSU Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement Program and First-Generation Students
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (CARE) started in 1968 as the Horizon Unlimited program to provide services to underrepresented students at Florida State University. The Summer Enrichment Program was established a decade later to provide extra transition support for minority students enrolled at FSU.

Posted Under: CSW General

Faculty Member Appointed BSW Program and Professional Development Director
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Carol Campbell Edwards, a proud FSU College of Social Work graduate (MSW, 1985; BSW, 1984) and faculty member, was appointed as the new director of the BSW Program and Professional Development office at the college after the retirement of faculty member Pam Graham MacDill. Carol stepped into her roles starting in January 2020.

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

FSU Alumna Appointed Florida Department of Children and Families Secretary
Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Shevaun Harris (MSW, 2004; BA, 2002) to serve as the secretary for the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF). Harris will replace DCF Secretary Chad Poppell.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, Alumni Spotlight, CSW General

CFC Center: At a Glance, February 2021
Friday, February 05, 2021

Rebound and Recovery  

Posted Under: CFC Center News, CSW General