Field Education

Susan Osborne

Areas Of Focus 

  • Bereavement 
  • Child Welfare
  • Clinical Social Work
  • End of Life Issues
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Family Practice
  • Mental Health
  • Mindfulness 
  • Resilience
  • Stress & Coping
  • Women's Issues


  • MSW, 2000, Florida State University; Clinical Social Work
  • MS, 1981, The Ohio State University; Agricultural Education with minor in Counseling
  • BS, 1976, Virginia Tech, Animal Science and Agricultural Education

Keithen Mathis


Keithen Mathis is the first assistant dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the College of Social Work and is a teaching professor. He served for many years as a field education faculty member. His teaching and social work practice interests include cultural diversity and competency, social work and field education and criminal justice, social justice, and human rights.  

Katrina Boone

Areas of Focus

  • Child Welfare
  • Addiction
  • Mental Health
  • Social Work Administration
  • Field Education 


  • MSW, 1985, Florida State University; Social Work
  • BSW, 1983, Florida State University; Social Work

Selected Grants

Boone, K. (Principal Investigator). Title IVE Child Welfare Grant. Florida Atlantic University and Florida Department of Children and Families. ($334,294/annually). 2010-2015.