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Impact of Campus Support Programs on Students with Histories of Foster/Relative Care and Homelessness
Thursday, June 29, 2023

A recent study led by Dr. Lisa Schelbe looked at how campus support programs for students with a history of foster, relative care, and homelessness impacted college students.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Substance Use Researcher Joins FSU’s Social Work Faculty
Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Drawn to working with vulnerable populations at a young age, John Moore was expressly interested in working with individuals and families impacted by substance misuse. Although he initially intended to be a clinician, Moore’s research interests perpetuate his wish to promote the well-being and recovery of those impacted by substance misuse.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Social Work Graduate Joins The Griffin Group to Continue Work in Non-Profit Advocacy
Friday, June 09, 2023

Robyn Metcalf Blank joined The Griffin Group (TGG) as a Principal with the firm. She will head up the firm’s non-profit and education practice. The firm provides government relations, business, and non-profit development services with an emphasis on education, agriculture, land use/real estate, child welfare, local government, criminal justice, healthcare, and information technology.

Posted Under: Alumni & Friends, CSW General

Social Work Faculty Elected to Board of Directors to Advance Social Work Doctoral Education
Tuesday, June 06, 2023

Dr. Stephen Tripodi, associate professor and director of the Doctoral Program at the FSU College of Social Work, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work, or GADE.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty & Research

Child Welfare Advocate Joins Social Work Faculty
Saturday, June 03, 2023

As a first-generation American, Erika Cuffy calls Florida home after her parents immigrated to the United States from Cuba in the 1970s. She discovered at an early age how much she loved people and finding ways to connect and help them.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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