Social work students are actively engaged in research activities under the guidance of a faculty researcher. Listed below are names of some faculty members and students who have been engaged in research at the school.

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Research interests include elder care workforce development, person -centered care practices, global social work practice, and scholarship of teaching and learning.

Robert Purdie, MSW, Doctoral Program in Public Affairs – Social Work Track student, is conducting data analysis and manuscript preparation for anticipated engagement with a village model promoting aging in place. This study examines predictors of older adults’ anticipated engagement with a service program to promote aging in place. The project was conducted in collaboration with a local membership organization, The Neighbors Network, that provides social support, services and opportunities for productive engagement for older adults in Winter Park. The study was funded by the Richard Tucker Gerontology Award from LIFE at UCF.

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