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Olga Molina is an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Social Work. She has an MSW from New York University and a Doctorate in Social Work from the City University of New York Hunter College.  She has over thirty years’ clinical practice experience with a diverse population offering individual, family, and group counseling.  Her research and publications focus primarily on divorce, intimate partner violence (women and children), African American and Latino families, group work, and social work education. Molina has been teaching for about 20 years at the undergraduate and graduate levels on social work practice, clinical practice with families and groups, and social work practice with diverse populations.   She serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Social Work with Groups. Molina is the recipient of the National Association of Social Workers Educator of the Year award.

Credentials
  • DSW, Doctor of Social Work, City University of New York
  • MSW, Master of Social Work, New York University
  • LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Research Interests
  • Divorce
  • Intimate partner violence
  • African American and Latino/a Families
  • Undocumented Families
  • Mental health
  • Groupwork
  • UCF School of Social Work MSW Graduate & Doctoral Candidate Receives International Grant to Help Syrian Refugees in Turkey
    Written By: The School of Social Work | December 11, 2019
    Kenan Sualp, ‘15 MSW and a current public affairs doctoral student within the social work track, has received a grant from the International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG)...
  • The UCF School of Social Work’s Impact on International Treaties
    Written By: The School of Social Work | May 16, 2019
    Seven representatives from India’s judiciary, education, and counseling fields recently visited UCF’s School of Social Work to better understand the processes by which our students are taught about domestic violence...
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