Child Welfare

Jessica Pryce


  • Ph.D., Howard University; Social Work
  • MSW, Florida State University; Social Work (Child Welfare)
  • B.A., Florida Southern College; Sociology & Criminology

Selected Peer Review Articles and Publications

Dina Wilke


  • Ph.D., 2000, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Social Welfare
  • M.S.W., 1985, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Social Work
  • B.A., 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

Karen Randolph


  • Ph.D., 2000, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Social Work
  • M.S.W., 1979, University of Michigan; Social Welfare Administration
  • B.S.W., 1977, Central Michigan University; Social Work

Selected Peer Review Articles and Publications

Susan Osborne


  • M.S.W., 2000, Florida State University; Clinical Social Work
  • M.S., 1981, The Ohio State University; Agricultural Education with minor in Counseling
  • B.S., 1976, Virginia Tech, Animal Science and Agricultural Education

Books Published

Crunkilton, J., Osborne, S., Newman, M., Osborne, E., Lee, J., (1995) The Earth and Agriscience, Danville, Illinois: Interstate Publishers.

Karen Oehme


  • J.D., 1987, Florida State University
  • B.A., 1983, Florida Atlantic University; Communication

Honors and Rewards

John L. Blackburn Award for Solutions to Campus Problems, American Association of University Administrators (2019).

Awarded for FSU's Student Resilience Project.

Gerri Goldman


  • PhD, 2007, Florida State University; Social Work
  • PhD, 2004, Florida State University; Educational Psychology and Learning Systems
  • MSW, 1973, Boston University; Social Work
  • BA, 1971, Tulane University; Sociology

Selected Peer Review Articles and Publications

Goldman, G. D. & Ryan, S. D. (2011). Direct and modifying influences of selected risk factors on children’s pre-adoption functioning and post-adoption adjustment. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 291-300.