News: Social Work

Alumni Spotlight – Braveheart of Hope: Erica Sirrine, director of social work at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Written By: UCF Social Work | July 20, 2021
Helping clients deal with illness and the grief that may follow is part of a social worker’s professional career. Maintaining a sense of hope and compassion throughout that can be...

Alumni Spotlight – Social Work Alumnus Starts Nonprofit for the Homeless

Written By: UCF Social Work | June 23, 2021
Eric Camarillo BSW’16, MNM’19 and CEO of nonprofit Service and Love Together (SALT) Outreach, was awarded a $250,000 grant from the City of Orlando in September 2020 to establish a...

CHPS to Host Interactive Presentation for Undergraduate Students Addressing Anxiety and Perfectionism

Written By: Mikita Nayee | June 21, 2021
Perfectionism can be a cause and a symptom of anxiety for many college students. Join CHPS Undergraduate Students for an online interactive presentation on July 12, from 3 to 4...

UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | June 7, 2021
Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place Aug. 4-6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held Aug. 7. Graduates are allowed to sign up for Grad Walk and in-person commencement,...

A Voice for Kids: Dr. Ana León Looks Back on Her Career

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 4, 2021
Ana León, who is retiring this month, has devoted her career to helping children who undergo trauma. She began this work through her role as a clinical social worker in...

Researchers in the College of Health Professions and Sciences Use the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Expand Collaborations and Impact

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
A little more than a year ago, faculty and students in the College of Health Professions and Sciences who were working on research projects had to pivot when COVID-19 derailed their plans. CHPS researchers regrouped and forged ahead with their projects by finding new ways to use the...

Sign Up To Get Involved In Community Health Outreach

Written By: Mikita Nayee | May 19, 2021
A new course for the fall 2021 semester is now available to all undergraduate majors as a restricted elective in the College of Health Professions and Sciences. The course, labeled...

Staying Connected in a Virtual World as a Graduate Student

Written By: Lauren Taylor, UCF CBHRT | May 7, 2021
The UCF School of Social Work’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT) spotlights Research Assistants (RA) and Graduate Research Assistants (GRA) each month who support CBHRT’s mission of...

UCF Alumna Sharon Dietsche Advocates for Policy Changes as a Practicing Social Worker

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | April 26, 2021
When Sharon Dietsche ’94 ‘97MSW first started her academic journey, she did not know that selecting social work as a major would eventually lead her to being the Director of...

2021 Founders’ Day Honorees

Written By: ALLISON HURTADO ’12 | April 7, 2021
The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.

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