News: Social Work

Graduation Spotlight: Abigail Eisner, Social Work

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 15, 2023
Meet Abigail Eisner. This class of 2023 bachelor of social work (BSW) graduate will be working as a family services specialist while she pursues a master of social work during...

Graduation Spotlight: Benjamin Rogers, Social Work

Written By: CHPS Staff | May 15, 2023
Meet Benjamin Rogers. He graduated with his bachelor of social work in 2022 and completed his master of social work (MSW) in the advanced standing track in Spring 2023. He...

School of Social Work Celebrates Field Education with Awards Ceremony

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | April 17, 2023
The UCF School of Social Work held its sixth annual Field Education Awards Ceremony on April 14 to celebrate the commitment to field education shown by agency partners and students....

Intersectionality and Disability: A Conversation with Reshawna Chapple, PhD, LCSW

Written By: Sara Turner | April 12, 2023
University of Michigan’s Center for Disability Health and Wellness spoke with UCF School of Social Work Assistant Professor Reshawna Chapple on her research as co-director for the AHEAD-MC RRTC (Advancing...

Awardees Announced for 2023 Founders’ Day Faculty Honors Celebration

Written By: Joe Adams | March 31, 2023
UCF’s annual marquee event for faculty on April 5 highlights outstanding teaching, advising, mentoring, research, professional service and librarianship.

UCF Reach for the Stars 2023 Honorees Are Unleashing the Potential of People, Ideas

Written By: Robert Wells | March 29, 2023
Part of the UCF Violence Against Women faculty cluster, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Social Work Bethany Backes is among the 2023 Reach for the Stars honorees.

UCF Student Dancer Uses Choreography to Bring Awareness to Eating Disorders

Written By: Madeleine Mulford | March 28, 2023
For UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023, former ballet dancer and social work major Sabrina Landa has choreographed a dance that is inspired by her personal struggles and aims to make...

UCF Student Research Week 2023 Kicks Off with the Academic Exhibition of the Year

Written By: Mila Chial ’23 | March 24, 2023
During Research Week 2023, doctoral candidate in the Public Affairs social work track, Itunu Ilesanmi, will share her research on the barriers to reintegration among returnees, focusing on internally displaced...

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Written By: Julie Harper ’01 | March 17, 2023
An interdisciplinary team of UCF researchers are focusing on the human connection to improve heart health in medically underserved communities thanks to a new grant from the U.S. Department of...

At K9 Partners for Patriots, their method is backed by promising research

Written By: K9 Partners for Patriots | March 15, 2023
A 2019 report led by researchers from the University of Central Florida’s School of Social Work showed “statistically significant improvement” in all 12 PTSD symptoms examined.

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