CSW General

Faculty Member’s New Book Shares Insights and Ideas for Reimagining Child Welfare

Dr. Jessica Pryce, a research faculty member at the Florida State University College of Social Work, launched her new book, BROKEN: Transforming Child Protective Services…Notes of a Former Caseworker this March. Dr. Pryce uses her expertise as a social worker and former caseworker in the book to explore the systemic issues found within the United States child welfare system.

FSU Hosts Workshop to Build Resilient Florida Gulf Communities

Florida State University presents “Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge ,” a free workshop to explore how to achieve adaptive resilience for the Florida Gulf’s coastal communities with the inclusion of Indigenous knowledge.

The event will take place from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response (RIDER) Center conference room, 1753 West Paul Dirac Dr.

BSW Student Honored as Humanitarian of the Year for the College of Social Work

"I wanted to go to a school that would offer me a college experience like you see in the movies as a first-generation college student," recalled BSW student Lucy Lawrence.

She came to FSU for its beautiful campus as a theater major, wanting to connect with people and provide commentary on the world around her through art. "I felt like I was missing the element of truly working with people and helping my community," she stressed. "When I found the College of Social Work, I fell in love with the program and the profession."

Social Work Faculty Receives Society of Behavioral Medicine Award

Dr. Amy L. Ai, a distinguished research professor at the FSU College of Social Work, was recognized by the Society for Behavioral Medicine (SBM) as the 2024 recipient of the Integrative Health and Spirituality Special Group (IHS SG) Distinguished Scientist Award.

Each year, the IHS SIG Distinguished Scientist Award recognizes one experienced investigator performing high-quality research on spirituality and complementary and integrative medicine.

FSU Remembers Eminent Psychologist and National Academy Member Norman B. Anderson

A memorial service in honor of Norman B. Anderson has been scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2024, at Dodd Hall, 641 University Way, on the campus of Florida State University.

March 8, 2024: Celebrations of Life are being planned for Greensboro and Washington, D.C. Details will be published as they become available at https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/legacyremembers/norman-anderson-obituary?id=54524295.

FSU’s Great Give 2024: Investing in Future Social Workers

Florida State University launches the 13th annual FSU’s Great Give on Wednesday, March 6.

During the 24-hour event, the FSU College of Social Work’s project focuses on supporting social work students in completing their field placement internships. The college has set a goal of raising $40,000. 

Since 2011, the annual day of giving has garnered tremendous support from donors worldwide. Last year, FSU’s Great Give raised $1+ million thanks to the generosity of 5,155 donors. 

FSU Rebound and Recovery Program Participates in Children's Week at the Florida Capitol

In the heart of Children's Week 2024 at the Florida Capitol, a magical spectacle unfolded as the Storybook Village came to life, inspiring young minds to "Dream Big," this year's Child's Week theme. Storybook Village, an integral part of Children's Week, transforms the plaza at the Florida Capitol into a wonderland of education and learning for children.