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


Q&A with Sabri Williams

Q&A with Sabri Williams

Sabri Williams, who graduated from the Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program in May of 2020, is currently working
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CoSW Receives Funding from UK CURE COVID-19 Pilot Program

CoSW Receives Funding from UK CURE COVID-19 Pilot Program

It is no surprise that COVID-19 has been associated with an increase in stress and anxiety. With a lack of
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Flaherty Releases New Textbook and Webinar

Flaherty Releases New Textbook and Webinar

Disability studies and human service professions aim to address persistent and emerging issues. To begin addressing those issues, Associate Professor
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Events


July 26, 2021, 5:00 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Theresa Shell-Goldsby

ASK-VIP Group Training with Theresa Shell-Goldsby

Topic: Strategies for Parenting Teens Facilitated by: Theresa Shell-Goldsby July 26, 2021, 5-6:30 PM CST To register for this group training, visit here, and
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July 26, 2021, 6:00 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Rachael Wall

ASK-VIP Group Training with Rachael Wall

Topic: Understanding the Brain and Fear Responses in Traumatized Children Facilitated by: Rachael Wall July 26, 2021, 6:00-7:30 PM EST To register for
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July 28, 2021, 5:00 pm
ASK-VIP Group Training with Theresa Shell-Goldsby

ASK-VIP Group Training with Theresa Shell-Goldsby

Topic: Strategies to Remain Positive When Adopting Facilitated by: Theresa Shell-Goldsby July 28, 2021, 5:00-6:30 PM CST To register for this group training,
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We're excited to welcome @Shari_Davis1 to DSW RezWeek! Join us on YouTube on Tuesday, July 27 at 11 a.m. EST to hear them speak. A Q&A session will follow.

Shari was a 2019 Obama Foundation Fellow and currently serves as Co-Executive Chair at Participatory Budgeting Project.

DYK: Today is #NationalBeSomeoneDay, which highlights the fight against child abuse.

The @ukcosw Child Welfare Practice Certificate provides in-depth study and development of the necessary expertise to serve children and families in need. ↓
http://uknow.uky.edu/campus-news/covid-19-highlights-need-trained-social-workers-child-welfare-certificate

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