News: Social Work

RAs from the Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training Present Posters at UCF Research Week

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | April 5, 2022
Research assistants (RA) from the School of Social Work’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT) shared their research at the Student Scholar Symposium as part of UCF Student...

War in Ukraine highlights need for social workers, according to UCF social work association

Written By: Lauren Luteran | April 2, 2022
A UCF social work assistant professor says that the war in Ukraine highlights the need for social workers. Originally from Turkey, Asli Cennet Yalim, assistant professor at UCF’s School of...

UCF School of Social Work Graduate Program Recognized in National Rankings

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | March 31, 2022
The U.S. News & World Report ranked the UCF School of Social Work among the best social work graduate programs in the nation at No. 79 – positioning the School...

Addressing Violence Against Women: A Q&A with UCF’s Julia O’Connor

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | March 23, 2022
Julia O’Connor discusses her research aimed at making a difference in interpersonal violence against women. As part of Women’s History Month, the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs honors...

We’re Here to End This

Written By: Robert Stephens | March 14, 2022
These UCF researchers shine a light on what it takes to end domestic violence, and they have a question for everyone: Who’s willing to help break the cycle? It’s 5:30...

Social Work Student LEADs the Way with Political Activism

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | February 25, 2022
Every year, the National Association of Social Workers-FL Chapter (NASW-FL) invites social work students from all over Florida to participate in Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD), a two-day event....

UCF Names 2022’s 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

Written By: Ashley Cullins | February 21, 2022
UCF Alumni has announced its annual 30 Under 30 Award winners. They are inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, athletes, academics, teachers and nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic, and more. Each...

Interprofessional Faculty Earn $1.5 Million Grant To Build Healthcare Provider Resiliency

Written By: WENDY SARUBBI | February 15, 2022
As COVID-19 challenges the resilience of healthcare providers worldwide, an interprofessional team of UCF health faculty recently received a $1.5 million federal grant to help improve that resiliency. Support for...

Social Work Student’s Perseverance Honored with Invincible Knights Scholarship

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | February 11, 2022
A big obstacle for many students who want to pursue a master’s degree is the cost. The College of Health Professions and Sciences (CHPS) understands the importance of furthering one’s...

Honoring the First Black Woman Hired as Faculty at UCF

Written By: MIKITA NAYEE AND MEGAN PABIAN | February 3, 2022
Since her death in 2007, UCF continues to honor the late Cheryl Evans Green and her impact on the local community and social work students. Forty-four years ago, Cheryl Evans...

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