Areas Of Focus
- Child Welfare
- Clinical Social Work
- End of Life Issues
- Evidence-Based Practice
- Family Practice
- Mental Health
- 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
Fran Gomory is a teaching professor and has been director of the MSW program at the College of Social Work since 2015. Her areas of expertise in social work practice include group work, clinical practice, social work administration and women’s issues. She teaches courses in these areas both in-person and online. She was named Professor of the Year at the College of Social Work in the years (2011-2012) and (2016-2017) and was nominated several times for University Teaching Awards.
Gerri Goldman is an assistant teaching professor with the College of Social Work located at the FSU Panama City campus. She is a licensed clinical social worker, a qualified supervisor for clinical social workers and mental health counselors and is a Florida Board certified addiction professional. Her research areas of expertise include substance use, trauma, and experiential learning. She also teaches courses on child welfare, family social work, homelessness and women’s issues.
Carol Campbell Edwards is an assistant teaching professor and director of the BSW Program and Professional Development with the College of Social Work. She is also a licensed clinical social worker and approved clinical social work supervisor with expertise in child welfare. She is a Florida Board Certified Child Welfare Trainer and certified as a facilitator by True Colors International. She is also a private consultant on foster care and adoption, child welfare training and curriculum development.