Research

For over 80 years, the College of Social Work (CoSW) has been a leader in social work research. Consistent with the University’s land grant mission, CoSW faculty, staff and students conceptualize and conduct rigorous, cutting-edge research aimed at one profoundly simple goal: improving the human condition. Always, in all ways.

116%

Increase in FY20 Research Funding

6

Centers & Labs

16+

International Research Partnerships

News


UK College of Social Work Study Shows Black Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Receive Less Workplace Support

UK College of Social Work Study Shows Black Survivors of Intimate Partner Vio...

A new study from the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky showed Black survivors of intimate partner
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UK College of Social Work’s Natalie Pope Receives 2021 Rose Dobrof Award

UK College of Social Work’s Natalie Pope Receives 2021 Rose Dobrof Award

Natalie Pope, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the UK College of Social Work, has been selected for the 2021 Rose Dobrof
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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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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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Events


December 7, 2021, 12:00 pm
Certificate Info Session

Certificate Info Session

Join a College of Social Work Advisor through Zoom to learn more about Graduate Certificates offered through the College of Social Work and how to
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December 7, 2021, 7:00 pm
ASK-VIP LGBTQ+ Support Group with Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

ASK-VIP LGBTQ+ Support Group with Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse

Facilitated by: Antoine & Jeremiah Smith-Rouse December 7, 2021, 7:00-8:00 PM CST To register for this support group, visit here, and select ASK-VIP Support Group.
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December 8, 2021, 12:00 pm
DSW Info Session

DSW Info Session

Join our DSW Program Coordinator, Dr. Laura Escobar-Ratliff, and College of Social Work personnel as we discuss our Doctorate of Social Work program. Topics will
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