CHPS News

Physical Therapy

Amid COVID-19, DPT Students Charge On! to Clinical Education

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 18, 2020
Students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program look forward to the completion of the rigorous academic portion of their studies done in the first year of the program and progressing into the advanced...
Social Work

Apopka Outreach Clinic: UCF Social Work Students and the Importance of Interdisciplinary Care

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | August 14, 2020
The Apopka Outreach Clinic is an interdisciplinary community pop-up clinic by the UCF Academic Health Sciences Center (AHSC), with the Farmworker Association of Florida. Developed...
Communication Sciences and Disorders

ASHA Voices: Working at Diversity Awareness in Higher Education

Written By: J.D. Gray | August 14, 2020
On this episode of the podcast, higher education takes on the moment in two distinct ways. We hear the story behind a program created to...
Social Work

Understanding the Unique Needs of Mental Healthcare for Elderly Asian Americans

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | July 30, 2020
There is an increased need for mental health professionals to understand the culturally-based health beliefs of minority groups. UCF Social Work Assistant Professor Xiaochuan (Sharon)...
Physical Therapy

Tracking Progress: High-School Student Brings Technology to Go Baby Go!

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 29, 2020
At 15, Will Johnson is not quite old enough to drive one of the high-performance cars serviced by his father’s company, JMS Chip. However, he...
Social Work

The Right Time Is Now, an MSW Graduate’s Journey Towards Success

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | July 29, 2020
Massiel Hernandez ’17 ’18 MSW has an infectious positive attitude in all that she does. “The idea of helping someone was engrained in me as...
Athletic Training

Athletic Training Program Helps Train Judo Therapy Students from Japan

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 27, 2020
Alumni from UCF’s athletic training program have traveled with organizations throughout the world, thanks to their talent, drive and skills learned in the classroom and through a variety of clinical internships.  Sometimes, the...
Kinesiology

CHPS Programs Gain STEM Designation

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 27, 2020
Programs in  the Division of Kinesiology are now designated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), thanks to recent approval by the State of Florida.  David Fukuda The...
Social Work

Exploring the Link Between Academic Success and Minority Mental Health

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | July 24, 2020
There is a growing awareness of the mental health disparities present in minority communities. According to the National Association of Mental Illnesses (NAMI), depression among...
Athletic Training

Athletic Training Program Prepares Students for Success, Present and Future

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 16, 2020
Healthcare delivery is an ever growing and evolving practice. To best meet the needs of the active population, athletic training as a profession has made...

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