Suicide Prevention & Exposure Lab

The Suicide Prevention and Exposure Laboratory (SPEL) is explicitly dedicated to examining suicide and its impact. SPEL focuses on research related to exposure, prevention, and the understanding of this phenomenon. Additionally, the lab is involved in broad-ranging outreach initiatives designed to better educate communities about suicide. Through the lab, students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to uniquely engage in a wide-array of experiential learning activities.

6

Unique Centers & Labs

116%

Increase in FY20 extramural research funding

50,000+

Individuals served annually by Centers & Labs

News


New Study Offers Insight on Impact of Masculinity on the Mental Health of Gay Black Men

New Study Offers Insight on Impact of Masculinity on the Mental Health of Gay...

A recent study conducted by University of Kentucky College of Social Work researcher Keith J. Watts, Ph.D., discusses the social
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Dean Miller Named Friend of School Social Work

Dean Miller Named Friend of School Social Work

Dr. Jay Miller, Dean at the University of Kentucky College of Social Work, received the 2021 Friend of School Social
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College of Social Work Study Examines Effect of Intimate Partner Violence on Employment of Mothers With Young Children

College of Social Work Study Examines Effect of Intimate Partner Violence on ...

Results of a new study from the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky indicate mothers experiencing intimate
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Events


November 28, 2021, 6:00 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

ASK-VIP Group Training with Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

Topic: Strategies for Parenting Teens Facilitated by: Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse November 28, 2021, 6:00-7:30 PM CST To register for this group training,
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November 29, 2021, 7:30 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Donna Hudson

ASK-VIP Group Training with Donna Hudson

Topic: Creating Memories and Meaningful Traditions for Blended Families Facilitated by: Donna Hudson November 29, 2021, 7:30-9:00 PM EST To register for this
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December 2, 2021, 12:00 pm
Drop-In Academic Advising for All Programs

Drop-In Academic Advising for All Programs

Drop-In Academic Advising(All Programs): Students from all CoSW programs(BASW, MSW, DSW, PhD) can join us through Zoom or in-person on the 6th floor of Patterson
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