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.

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Unique Centers & Labs

116%

Increase in FY20 extramural research funding

50,000+

Individuals served annually by Centers & Labs

News


Dr. David Royse receives William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award

Dr. David Royse receives William Holmes McGuffey Longev...

The eighth edition of Research Methods in Social Work has received a William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award from the Textbook
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Dean Jay Miller Named Social Worker of The Year

Dean Jay Miller Named Social Worker of The Year

College of Social Work (COSW) Dean Jay Miller has been named 2020 Social Worker of The Year. Dean Miller received
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University 1st in Kentucky to Launch Online Doctorate of Social Work degree

University 1st in Kentucky to Launch Online Doctorate o...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2020) — It's a daunting, but necessary task – serving the most vulnerable members of our
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Events


April 7, 2020, 6:00 pm
Northeastern Region Virtual ASK Meeting

Northeastern Region Virtual ASK Meeting

Led by: Deanna Helton Training Topic: Stress Management for Caregivers April 7, 2020, 6:00 PM Eastern Time Registration request: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/up0rdOGorDMqmsyf7NBCJE_MU4b6TRYZfQ ASK virtual support group meetings
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April 7, 2020, 8:00 pm
Two Rivers Region Virtual ASK Meeting

Two Rivers Region Virtual ASK Meeting

Led by: Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse Training Topic: A Guide to Coping with Allegations April 7, 2020, 8:00 PM Central Time Registration request: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/upUqc-yqpj0u9L29n8t5qlQcRhaVz1pe4w
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April 8, 2020, 9:00 am
Virtual Drop-in with Dr. Kalea Benner

Virtual Drop-in with Dr. Kalea Benner

"Drop-in" with Dr. Kalea Benner, the Master of Social Work program director! Dr. Benner will be holding a virtual meeting for students to drop-in and
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