Child Welfare

Esaa Mohammad Sabti Samarah

Education

  • M.S.W., 2019, Florida State University, Social Work
  • B.A., 2015, University of Florida, Sociology

Articles Published

Staras, S., Tauscher, J. S., Rich, N., Samarah, E., Thompson, L. A., Vinson, M. M., ... & Shenkman, E. A. (2021). Using a Clinical Workflow Analysis to Enhance eHealth Implementation Planning: Tutorial and Case Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 9(3), e18534.

Zhe Yang

Education

  • M.S.W., 2019, Peking University, Social Work
  • B.S.W., 2017, China Youth University of Political Studies, Social Work

Scholarships

  • Christopher D. Hefren Child Welfare Endowed Doctoral Scholarship, 2021

Tracy McDade

Areas Of Focus 

  • Child Welfare
  • Clinical Social Work 
  • Addiction
  • Social Work Administration
  • Social Policy

Education

  • MSW, 1999, Norfolk State University; Social Work
  • BS, 1991, Old Dominion University; Human Services Counseling

Jessica Pryce

Areas of Focus

  • Child Welfare
  • Family Social Work
  • Race/ Ethnicity

Education

  • PhD, Howard University, Social Work
  • MSW, Florida State University, Social Work (Child Welfare)
  • BA, Florida Southern College, Sociology & Criminology

Selected Peer Review Articles and Publications

Dina Wilke

Areas of Focus

  • Domestic Violence 
  • Social Work Education 
  • Child Welfare

Education

  • PhD, 2000, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Social Welfare
  • MSW., 1985, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Social Work
  • BA, 1982, Indiana University, Sociology/Journalism

Selected Publications

Wilke, D. J., Rakes, S., & Randolph, K. A. (2019).  Predictors of early departure among recently hired child welfare workers.  Social Work, 64, 188-197. DOI: 10.1093/sw/swz020

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

Education

  • 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

Karen Oehme

Biography:

Karen Oehme is a research associate and Distinguished University Scholar with the College of Social Work and is the director of the FSU Institute for Family Violence Studies.  Her research and the mission of the institute center around addressing domestic and intimate partner violence, trauma, and resilience, child welfare, and family law and social work issues. She is currently also the Chair of the global Academic Resilience Consortium (academicresilience.org).  

William Kintz

Areas Of Focus

  • Accreditation 
  • Child Welfare
  • Evidence-Based Practice 
  • Family Social Work
  • Social Policy
  • Social Work Education
  • Social Work Practice 

Education

  • MSW, 1972, Indiana University; Social Work
  • BA, 1970, Saint Francis College