Current Research

The College places a great deal of emphasis on quality research. All of our distinguished faculty members are active in conducting and publishing research in their respective areas of expertise to make our communities and our world a better a place to live.

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African American Alzheimer’s Caregiver Training and Support (ACTS) Robert Glueckauf La Tonya Noel
Case Management in Domestic Violence Shelters Linda Vinton
Dina Wilke
Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation Nicholas Mazza Karen Oehme
Evaluation of Student Clinical Skills in Online and Face-to-Face Classes Dina Wilke  
The Florida Long-Term Care Research Partnership Jean Munn  
Florida’s Initiative for Family Engagement Karen Randolph  
Has Graduate Social Work Education Made Progress in Promoting A Critical Approach In Mental Health Practice? Tomi Gomory Jeffery Lacasse
Health and Mental Health Disparities among Latin-Americans and Asian Americans in the First National Database: Implications for Policy and Practice  Amy Ai  
The Impact of Online Class Content on Mental Health Empirical Knowledge and Critical Thinking of MSW Students Tomi Gomory  
Law Enforcement Families Partnership Karen Oehme  
The Long-Term Effect and Bio-Physical Mechanisms of Faith Effects on Cardiac Rehabilitation  Amy Ai  
New Mothers’ School Attendance: The Influence of Public and Private Supports Melissa Radey  
Pathways to Recidivism among Women Prisoners with Histories of Victimization: Implications for Assessment, Transition Planning and Reentry. Community Based Research with North Carolina Department of Corrections Prisoners Stephen Tripodi  
Preventing Depression in Rural Adolescents: TALKnTIME Kathryn Rost La Tonya Noel
The Reaction to and Coping with Hurricanes Katrina & Rita: A Cross-Campus Survey Amy Ai  
The Relative Risk of Parent and Peer Alcohol Use on Underage Drinking Karen Randolph  
Risk Mapping Project Eyitayo Onifade  
Social Work, Arts & Athletics Community Outreach Project Nicholas Mazza  
A Social Norms Approach to High-Risk Drinking at Florida State University Dina Wilke  
Social Work Involvement at the End of Life in Long-Term Care Jean Munn  
Special Improvement Project: Improving Child Support Outcomes through Supervised Visitations Karen Oehme  
Targeted Interventions with High-Risk Drinkers in Fraternities and Sororities: A Pilot Study Dina Wilke  
Victims’ Voices Linda Vinton  
Volunteer Florida Project Eyitayo Onifade  
Will-Power Training Amy Ai Roy Baumeister