July 17, 2018

Yegidis Joins Mental Health Association Board

School Director and Professor Bonnie Yegidis has been elected a member of the Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association of Central Florida by a unanimous vote. The organization provides mental health services, support and information to members of the Central Florida community.

June 28, 2018

Schools Hosts Resilence Film, Discussion

UCF’s School of Social Work hosted a June 26 screening and panel discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope (click on photo to enlarge and view panelists’ names). The school plans to present the screening in combination with continuing education units in the fall.

June 4, 2018

New! Student Job Opening

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May 4, 2018

School Holds Aging, Health Care Policy Event

The School of Social Work held “Understanding Recent Federal and State Changes on Aging and Healthcare Policy” May 2 at Barry Law School. Speakers Robert Blancato (photo) and Anne Swerlick presented on changes to federal and state policy, respectively.  Watch a tape of the symposium


April 27, 2018

School of Social Work Sponsors Field Education Appreciation Event

The School of Social Work sponsored a Field Education Appreciation Event on April 16 in the UCF Student Union. About 75 field instructors and representatives were present. The School of Social Work also presented awards to outstanding field students and agencies. View the full list of honorees.

April 4, 2018

Social Work Month Celebration

The School of Social Work celebrated national Social Work Month March 28, with alumni, students, faculty and staff members, special guests and honored community partners joining in the festivities. View event photos.


March 29, 2018

COHPA Alumni and Faculty Highlighted in Recent Story

Read this heart-warming story about therapy dogs and horses, featuring faculty, students and alumni in criminal justice and social work. Click to read the story here.

March 7, 2018

Dziegielewski Honored

UCF’s College of Sciences honored Professor Sophia Dziegielewski (right) with its Outstanding AlumKnights Award on March 1 to recognize her exceptional achievements. Dziegielewski earned her undergraduate degree in sociology from the college.

February 19, 2018

Students, Faculty Provide Care at Apopka Clinic

Twenty-five members of the school — 11 BSW students, 11 MSW students and three faculty members — provided care to 72 patients at the latest community clinic in Apopka. They served on interprofessional provider teams and staffed triage during the 5 1/2-hour event, held Feb. 15.

February 14, 2018

Preparation for Social Work Licensure

The School of Social Work will host an exam preparation course for MSW students, alumni and community members who are seeking clinical social work licensure in the state of Florida by exam. This intensive course will be held May 19 and 20, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in HPA I (room TBA) at UCF. Participation on both days is expected. All required course materials are included in the fee. See the website for cost, registration and other course-related information.