Self Care Lab

The Self-Care Lab (SCL) is the first known lab specifically dedicated to empirically investigating self-care among helping professionals. SCL conducts broad ranging research and training for social workers, educators, nurses, law enforcement, and students, among others. To date, SCL has established an array of formal partnerships with researchers and academic institutions around the world. Through its work, the lab seeks to address potentially toxic employment conditions.

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Unique Centers & Labs

116%

Increase in FY20 extramural research funding

50,000+

Individuals served annually by Centers & Labs

News


UK Social Work Launches Program to Support Kinship Caregivers

UK Social Work Launches Program to Support Kinship Caregivers

By Lindsey Piercy. LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2020) — More and more family members are providing safe homes to children of
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Dean Miller Named to UK Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Team

Dean Miller Named to UK Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Team

The University of Kentucky (UK) recently announced a comprehensive, enterprise-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Implementation Plan designed to accelerate progress
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New UK Social Work Study Zeros in on Self-Care During COVID-19

New UK Social Work Study Zeros in on Self-Care During COVID-19

By Lindsey Piercy, LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2020) — It is a profession committed to the well-being of others —
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Events


September 23, 2020, 12:00 pm
Virtual MSW Info Session

Virtual MSW Info Session

Join Graduate Program Director, Dr. Kalea Benner, and College of Social Work personnel as we discuss our Master of Social Work program. Topics will include:
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September 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
Mandatory Group Field Orientation and Advising for Spring 2021 SW 640 students

Mandatory Group Field Orientation and Advising for Spring 2021 SW 640 ...

Social Work 640 students will join Dr. Pamela Weeks, Director of Field Education, Desha Scanlon, Field Placement Coordinator, and Dr. Renee Campbell, Clinical Assistant Professor,
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September 25, 2020, 1:00 pm
KASSW Virtual Conference ft. Keynote Speaker Dr. Julie Cerel

KASSW Virtual Conference ft. Keynote Speaker Dr. Julie Cerel

Kentucky Association for School Social Work Virtual 2020 Conference Friday, September 25th 1:00pm-3:00pm via Zoom (link provided after registration) Keynote Speaker Dr. Julie Cerel 2
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