Training Resource Center

The Training Resource Center (TRC) promotes and supports the well-being of families, children, and communities through research and evaluation, training, technical assistance and service and program development. For more than two decades, the TRC has been a source of innovation, information, and integral collaborations. As a nationally recognized leader in the fields of child welfare research and training, the TRC serves more than 50,000 individuals each year. Moreover, the TRC is committed to being a catalyst entity – one that brings meaningful change – to the institutions, organizations, and agencies with which it partners and collaborates.


Unique Centers & Labs


Increase in FY20 extramural research funding


Individuals served annually by Centers & Labs


Featured Stories

Examining Military Behavioral Health with Dr. Chris Flaherty

Examining Military Behavioral H...

The Military Behavioral Health Lab (MBH) is a unique lab focused on generating empirical knowledge and testing clinical interventions to
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Mentoring Foster Parents with Jeff Damron and Tamikia Dumas

Mentoring Foster Parents with J...

Imagine you’re a new foster parent or kinship caregiver, and if you’re being honest, it’s nerve-wracking. No matter how prepared
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Connecting Kentucky Families with Missy Segress, Jessica Fletcher, and Karen Bowman

Connecting Kentucky Families wi...

No matter how prepared you are, once a child walks into your home, it can feel overwhelming. You ultimately need
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May 26, 2020, 12:00 am
Incoming Class of 2024 Orientation and Registration

Incoming Class of 2024 Orientation and Registration

Incoming Class of 2024 students will be attending virtual Orientation and Registration throughout the week of May 26. More info here:
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May 28, 2020, 12:00 pm
Virtual BASW Open House

Virtual BASW Open House

Join us to learn about the BASW Social Work major at UK at our virtual open house! ·         Learn about social work classes ·         What kinds of
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June 2, 2020, 12:00 pm
Virtual Social Work Undergraduate Research Information Session

Virtual Social Work Undergraduate Research Information Session

Join Dr. Diane Loeffler, Director of Undergraduate Programs and Dr. Julie Cerel, Associate Dean for Research who will discuss how students can get involved in
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Join us for a candid discussion with three UK College of Social Work alumni as they answer questions about their careers & experience in the social work profession. They will also share how their current roles & the clients they serve have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Online #MSW program starts this fall! Join our program that has been meeting the highest standards for Social Work education for more than 80 years. Get started on your #onlineMSW application today: