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.

6

Unique Centers & Labs

116%

Increase in FY20 extramural research funding

50,000+

Individuals served annually by Centers & Labs

News


UK Social Work, National Association of Public Defense Partner to Study Self-Care Among Public Defense Professionals

UK Social Work, National Association of Public Defense Partner to Study Self-...

While working in public defense can undoubtedly be challenging, research shows that those working in that field face many of
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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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Self-Care Lab Inks New Agreement with Researchers at University of Bucharest

Self-Care Lab Inks New Agreement with Researchers at University of Bucharest

In October, the CoSW announced yet another global partnership to continue its work examining the self-care and wellness practices of
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Events


November 30, 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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November 30, 2020, 6:00 pm
Virtual Honors and Awards Ceremony

Virtual Honors and Awards Ceremony

Join us for a virtual Honors and Awards Ceremony on November 30th at 6 pm! This event will be live-streamed through the College of Social
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November 30, 2020, 7:00 pm
All About Adoption Town Hall Event

All About Adoption Town Hall Event

All About Adoption Town Hall Event Are you considering adoption?  Or, has becoming a foster parent crossed your mind?  If you have taken either into
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